As the African American community is gripped by another tragic mass shooting, Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony joins “American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson to talk about the Buffalo shooting and the gunman’s white supremacist views. Plus, they posit what needs to be done to reduce and eliminate these casualties, including white Americans’ role in addressing racism.Read More
May 24, 2022
“American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson talks with We the People of Detroit Co-founder Cecily McClellan and Wayne State University Law Professor Peter Hammer about the rising cost of water in Detroit, looming water shutoffs, and the racial disparities impacting access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water.Read More
May 24, 2022
One Detroit Arts & Culture host Satori Shakoor sits down with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri Thomas to learn more about the level of trust that’s needed to work with clients on a tattoo, why it’s referred to as ink therapy, and how she connects with her clients deeply to create a uniquely personal product.Read More
May 24, 2022
One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan sat down with members of the Michigan Water Color Society to discuss the importance of the nonprofit as a community arts resource in Detroit, the unique beauty of watercolor painting, and the inspiration behind some of the works that can be seen at the nonprofit’s 75th anniversary art exhibit.Read More
May 19, 2022
One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan talks with Detroit Free Press Food Critic Lyndsay Green about the sustainability efforts that landed Sozai Restaurant as the Free Press’ best new restaurant in metro Detroit for 2022. Then, Jordan heads down to Sozai himself to talk with Sozai Restaurant owner and chef Hamiije Sato about food sustainability, Great Lakes fish, and how to practice sustainability while eating out.Read More
May 19, 2022
For many households in the region, water is getting more expensive and less affordable, and low-income households are getting hit the hardest. Brett Walton, a reporter for Circle of Blue, investigates the issue of rising water rates and speaks with officials in Wayne and Oakland counties.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Electric buses start rolling in Detroitby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The four buses are expected to be used on DDOT routes throughout the city and won’t result in higher fares for riders.
- Lawsuit could revoke measures to create equity in recreational pot marketby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit’s recreational marijuana ordinance was shaped to carve out ownership in the pot market for Black and Brown residents but a new lawsuit could unravel that effort.
- Detroiters say housing, public transit options in short supply at first BridgeDetroit town hallby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit and Detroit is Different held the first of eight community town halls to gather input from residents about the issues they face in northwest Detroit. The information will be used to shape reporting.
- Asphalt plant still can’t be built in Detroit because of pollution worriesby Jena Brooker and Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Grandmont-Rosedale residents came together to oppose an asphalt plant in their residential community – again.
- Detroit cops to deploy more cameras to ID vehiclesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The technology will enable crime center analysts to search by geographic area and by the make, model and body style of vehicles as well as the presence of racks or bumper stickers and vehicle history.
- Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr defeats Trump-backed GOP rival
Unofficial election returns show Attorney General Chris Carr winning the Republican nomination over John Gordon, who largely campaigned on Trump's baseless allegations of widespread election fraud.
- Brian Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor's race against Trump-backed challenger
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has defeated his Donald Trump-backed challenger David Perdue after a furious push by the former president to punish Kemp for not overturning the 2020 election results.
- Trump pick Herschel Walker wins Georgia's Republican Senate primary
Walker defeated five fellow Republicans, including Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and former Trump administration official and Navy veteran Latham Saddler.