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Alex Washington

Alex Washington

Born and raised on Detroit's Westside, Alex Washington is about as Detroit as they come. She is the Metro Times' Digital Content Editor. Her writing has been published in Real Detroit Weekly, The Detroit Free Press, Model D, BLAC magazine and Detour Detroit.

Rep. Jewell Jones jailed after violating bond a third time

By: - September 15, 2021

When state Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) violated his bond for a second time back in July, Judge Michael Hatty warned the young state representativeĀ he would be looking at jail time if he violated any other orders. Hatty kept his word. On Tuesday afternoon, Jones was jailed after violating his bond for a third time. According […]

Rep. Jewell Jones offers to write vaccination exemption letters as Delta variant surges in Michigan

By: - August 31, 2021

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) took to his social media over the weekend to offer to write letters of support for anyone seeking vaccination exemptions. On Aug. 28, Jones shared to his followers that he was willing to write letters to support those filling out vaccination exemption forms for work or school. The offer comes […]