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News from Bridge Detroit
- Overtaxed Detroiters expect to be repaidby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Despite rising home prices and stabilizing taxable property values, Detroiters who lost homes to tax foreclosure – or who have struggled to pay – say they still want reparations for past overassesments.
- Here’s what police plan to do about surge in Detroit sexual assaultsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit saw a surge in sexual assault cases during the pandemic, and police expect the number to continue to increase as they ask more survivors to come forward. Police are also allocating more resources to the Special Victims Units and improving outreach to the community, but some say more needs to be done.
- New Detroit City Council members outline their prioritiesby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit voters flipped the City Council in November, placing six new members on the nine-person council. Every member took an oath to serve the people of Detroit for the next four years, but what can Detroiters actually expect, based on the councilmembers’ actions so far?
- Detroit’s youth soccer league is back and bigger than everby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit is looking for coaches and youth to join their spring soccer league. Registration for players began this week.
Latest News One Detroit
- Acclaimed Actor CCH Pounder Discusses Inspiration for Art Ex…Award-winning actor Carol Christine Hilaria (CCH) Pounder is known for her roles in TV and movies, but did you know she's also an avid art collector. Her curated exhibit titled "Queen," a mixed-media exhibit displaying paintings, sculptures and more showcasing Black womanhood, beauty and empowerment, was featured at the Charles H. Wright African-American Museum. During the exhibit, One Detroit's Will Glover caught up with CCH to talk about the culmination of her 45 year career as an actor, the inspiration for collecting the artwork in her exhibit, and the growth of Black representation in public art spaces. [Read Now]
- Art for Life’s Sake: Discussing Art’s Importance…Arts Engine Host and professor of Arts Leadership and Entrepreneurship at the University of Michigan Aaron Dworkin sits down with John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts President Deborah Rutter to talk about the ways the John F. Kennedy Center has pivoted, with its Couch Concerts and Arms Across America livestreams, to still provide artistic programming during the pandemic. Rutter shares her suggestions for how artists can continue to promote themselves and their work during tumultuous times, as well as her opinions on the responsibility of arts organizations to foster relationships with diverse audiences in their local community.[Read Now]
- Remembering the Legacy Architect Albert Kahn Left in DetroitWhether it was the Highland Park Ford plant in 1910 or the Fisher Building in 1928, architect Albert Kahn revolutionized the architecture industry with his large, sweeping designs with lots of open space and his use of ornate artistry like sculptures and bronze work. Detroit Experience Factory Founder and Executive Director Jeanette Pierce, Michigan Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research Director Gregory Wittkopp, and President and CEO of Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. Alan Cobb discuss the lasting legacy Kahn left in the motor city.[Read Now]
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- The History of Detroit’s Celebrated Boxing SceneDetroit’s rich history of boxing around the city has produced numerous champions including Joe Louis, Thomas Hearns and Hilmer Kentry to name a few. Whether at the famous Kronk Gym, where it originally sat on McGraw Avenue in Detroit, or at the city’s Golden Gloves Tournament, Detroit has been a training ground for some of the best amateurs and professionals in the sport of boxing. American Black Journal Producer Marcus Green reports on the sport's early days in Detroit and how it embedded itself into the city’s story.[Read Now]
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