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BridgeDetroit | People’s Food Co-op Rewrites Economics in Detroit Grocery Battle

The Detroit People’s Food Co-op will be part of the larger Detroit Food Commons, a Black-led community development complex on Woodward Avenue expected to include an incubator kitchen for culinary artists and food entrepreneurs, a West African and Detroit-centric healthy foods cafe and will have space for community meetings, events, lectures, films, and performances.

Could Roe v. Wade Be Overturned This Year? The Ramifications We May See in Michigan

One Detroit Senior Producer connects with University of Michigan Law Professor Michigan Barbara McQuade about a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests the court's majority favors overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that granted the federal protection of abortion rights and what overturning the decision could mean for Michigan's abortion laws.

Last Year’s Flooding Damage Leaves Some Detroiters Still Waiting for Federal Aid, Repairs

Some Detroit homeowners are still trying to clean up the damage to their homes from last year’s major flooding events, and they’re still waiting for financial assistance. One Detroit contributors Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley connect for a discussion about flooding relief, or lack thereof, for Detroit homeowners, the current state of the city’s infrastructure and the risks of heavy rain we may see in the future.

5/16/22: One Detroit – Ukraine Benefit Concert, Bassist Marion Hayden, AAPI Story Series, TeMaTe Dance Performance

This week, One Detroit Arts & Culture Producer Sarah Smith talks with two Russian University of Michigan music students about organizing a benefit concert for Ukraine. WRCJ host Cecelia Sharpe talks with Detroit jazz bassist Marion Hayden. We revisit our AAPI Story Series, where two friends' conversations about race deepen after the death of George Floyd. Plus, the TeMaTe dance group brings afro-rooted traditions to the Marygrove Theatre stage.

Could Roe v. Wade Be Overturned This Year? The Ramifications We May See in Michigan

One Detroit Senior Producer connects with University of Michigan Law Professor Michigan Barbara McQuade about a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests the court's majority favors overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that granted the federal protection of abortion rights and what overturning the decision could mean for Michigan's abortion laws.

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5/16/22: One Detroit – Ukraine Benefit Concert, Bassist Marion Hayden, AAPI Story Series, TeMaTe Dance Performance

This week, One Detroit Arts & Culture Producer Sarah Smith talks with two Russian University of Michigan music students about organizing a benefit concert for Ukraine. WRCJ host Cecelia Sharpe talks with Detroit jazz bassist Marion Hayden. We revisit our AAPI Story Series, where two friends' conversations about race deepen after the death of George Floyd. Plus, the TeMaTe dance group brings afro-rooted traditions to the Marygrove Theatre stage.

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5/10/22: American Black Journal – Bookstock Returns, MOCAD Spring Exhibit, Aaron Lewys Performs

This week, “American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson hears about the return of Bookstock, the Detroit-area's largest used book and media sale, from the charitable event’s organizers and beneficiaries. Producer Eden Sabolboro explores a new spring MOCAD exhibit and the works of Detroit artist Sterling Toles. Plus, singer Aaron Lewys performs his original song “Stop Wasting My Time.”

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Future of Work Town Hall | Steering the Future: Moving the Motor City’s Auto Industry Forward

More than a century ago, Detroit's entrepreneurial spirit put the Michigan auto industry on the map as the Motor City, but how will Michigan continue to lead the automotive industry in the everchanging environment of the 21st century? One Detroit hosts a future of work town hall on the MIchigan auto industry with leaders from the Detroit Regional Chamber and MICHauto.

Collection of Horace Sheffield, Jr.’s Archives Coming to Wayne State University, WCCCD

Stephen talks with Horace Sheffield, Jr.'s son, Rev. Horace Sheffield III, about the influence and impact his father had on the trade unions during the civil rights movement. Plus, Sheffield III talks about upcoming plans to house thousands of items from his father’s archives in a massive collection at Wayne State University and Wayne County Community College District.

4/07/22: COVID313 – Special Education, Mental Health, COVID-19 Case Update

The COVID313 Town Hall takes a look at the social, emotional, behavioral and educational impacts of COVID-19 on special education students. Then, the Detroit Health Department gives an update on COVID-19 case rates, new variants and vaccines. Plus, the town hall talks about the pandemic's affect on workers' mental health.

St. Charles Lwanga Parish Prepares for its Centennial Celebration

"American Black Journal" producer AJ Walker visits St. Charles Lwanga parish, formerly known as St. Cecelia Church, for a wide-ranging discussion with its pastor, Fr. Theodore Parker, as the parish prepares for its 100th-anniversary celebration. The two talk about the history of Black Catholicism, the church's name change and the controversy over a painting of Black Jesus.

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  • abortion rights protestCould Roe v. Wade Be Overturned This Year? The Ramifications…
    One Detroit Senior Producer connects with University of Michigan Law Professor Michigan Barbara McQuade about a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests the court's majority favors overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that granted the federal protection of abortion rights and what overturning the decision could mean for Michigan's abortion laws.[Read Now]
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    A new exhibit series at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) celebrates and uplifts Black artists from Detroit and the works they have created. Producer Eden Sabolboro tells the story of Detroit-native Sterling Toles, whose creative works can be seen on display at MOCAD's new spring/summer 2022 exhibit series. [Read Now]
  • BookstockBookstock Returns: Detroit-Area Used Book, Media Sale Contin…
    Bookstock, the Detroit-area's largest used book and media sale, returns this year after a two-year COVID-related hiatus. Host Stephen Henderson sits down with the event organizers and educators to discuss the state of literacy in metro Detroit, the importance of accessibility to books and the impact of the pandemic on education.[Read Now]
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