Latest News One Detroit
- The Sacred and the Secular: How Gospel Music Grew from the B…“American Black Journal" explores how gospel music grew from the blues. Host Stephen Henderson sits down with Baptist pastor and blues musician Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. to explore the connection between the blues and gospel music, and their symbolic, symbiotic relationship. Plus, they discuss gospel music's roots in the African American community then and today.[Read Now]
- Negro Spirituals: The Music That Helped Free Enslaved Africa…American Black Journal Producer AJ Walker talks with Dr. Brandon Waddles, a composer, arranger, choir director and music instructor at Wayne State University, about how Negro spirituals uplifted enslaved Africans brought to this country and how it served as a universal language that helped lead them to freedom. Plus, they discuss R&B singers, past and present, whose musical roots stemmed from the Black Church. [Read Now]
- Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022-2023 Season Lineup…The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) returns for its 45th season with a lineup of A-list composers and performers set to take the Orchestra Hall stage later this year. WRCJ Producer and Host Peter Whorf talks with DSO President and CEO Erik Ronmark about what's ahead for the DSO's 2022-2023 season and the relationships the symphony has built with artists over the years.[Read Now]
- Detroit Public Theatre Performs ‘Detroit ’67R…As the Detroit 1967 riots began, a revelation was brewing in the city, and what rose from the ashes of the rebellion has ultimately shaped the city and how it functions today. In Dominique Morisseau's production of "Detroit '67," the questions of race, social justice and progress that took center stage during the 1967 riots turn inward to see how the civil disturbance intertwined and impacted the lives of one African American family.[Read Now]
- Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Police Chief James White on Viole…“American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson moderates conversation at the 2022 Mackinac Policy Conference with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Detroit Police Chief James White about violence, crime and policing in Detroit. [Read Now]
- Bridge Michigan | As Pandemic Wanes, Michigan Confronts Toll of Isolation on Homebound SeniorsAs COVID-19 wanes, state agencies are finding creative methods to help Michigan homebound seniors cope with the toll of isolation brought on by the pandemic. […]
- WXXI News | More Youths Are Becoming Home Caregivers. Experts Say They Need More Help and Support
- Detroit Free Press | Scaled-Back Social Services Bill Could Still Be Vital to Michigan Home Care Workers
News from Bridge Detroit
- Apple Developer Academy opens door to tech industry for Detroitersby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The Apple Developer Academy in Detroit was the first in the country and runs in partnership with Apple, Michigan State University and the Gilbert Family Foundation.
- Westsiders say block clubs, neighborhood associations shape ‘our’ communityby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
District 7 residents cite strong community ties, concerns over water infrastructure, affordable internet and blight.
- Detroit mother heals through stories of departed sonby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Constance “Connie” Spight’s book, Dear Brandon: Letters to my Departed Son, was published in February through Archway Publishing.
- Transit options, impacts of pollution top focus in southwest Detroitby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
District 6 residents detailed barriers to transportation and other unfavorable conditions that disrupt their lives during a Tuesday night town hall hosted by BridgeDetroit and Detroit is Different.
- Sen. Joe Manchin says commission tasked with downsizing veterans facilities to be dismantledon June 28, 2022
Manchin says there is bipartisan support to avoid […]
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- 2022 New York Primary Election Resultson June 27, 2022
Voters in New York go to the polls to vote in the […]