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.Read More
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Mar 29, 2022
This Week on American Black Journal: This week, “American Black Journal” continues its...Read More
Feb 3, 2022
This Week, One Detroit takes a look at COVID-19’s impact on communities across Southeast Michigan. First, hear why some Detroiters decide to mask up and why others don’t. Then, senior producer Bill Kubota talks with patients and health experts at Henry Ford, Michigan Medicine and Detroit Medical Center about the long-term effects of COVID they’re finding and researching. Plus, contributor Stephen Henderson learns more about how the pandemic has impacted children’s mental health from The Children’s Center in Detroit.Read More
Feb 3, 2022
How protective is wearing a face mask, and why do some choose to wear it while others don’t? American Black Journal assistant producer Daijah Moss take to the streets to talk with Detroiters about their thoughts on wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19. Plus, producer AJ Walker sits down with Natasha Bagdasarian to talk about the Omicron variant surge seen throughout the latest holiday season, when and where people should mask up, and what types of mask will provide the most protection.Read More
Dec 16, 2021
This week COVID313 shares some inspiration for the new year. Plus, the town hall covers COVID-19 children’s vaccine & school updates.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Prosecutor won’t charge Detroit officers in Porter Burks’ shooting deathby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy rules Detroit officers acted in self-defense in the 20-year-old Detroit resident’s Oct. 2 shooting death.
- Transit for Detroiters with disabilities at risk after contract rejectedby Bryce Huffman and Malachi Barrett (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit needs to find a new vendor to deliver 70% of its transit services for disabled residents after the City Council votes down a controversial five-year contract.
- Citizen complaint backlog against Detroit police could drag into 2023by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The Office of the Chief Investigator is adding eight investigators, but can’t project when the case backlog will be cleared since the interim department chief might be out next month.
- Some bus riders left cold and confused by temporary State Fair transit hubby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit’s makeshift hub is getting more shelters and is expected to be in place for about 18 months as the city constructs a new transit center at the former Michigan State Fairgrounds.
- Detroit families wait-listed for ‘maxed out’ after school programby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Get On And Learn, or GOAL, wants to keep Detroit kids in the city for school and alleviate concerns about a lack of after care, transportation and programming.
- Club Q patron who helped stop shooter said he 'wanted to save the family I found'
A member of the U.S. Navy who was injured while helping prevent further harm during a shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado last weekend said Sunday that he "simply wanted to save the family that I found."
- Riots break out in Belgium, Netherlands after Morocco's World Cup win
Riots broke out in several Belgian and Dutch cities after Morocco's 2-0 upset win over Belgium at the World Cup Sunday.
- Bird flu outbreak prompts slaughter of 1.8 million chickens in Nebraska
Nebraska agriculture officials say another 1.8 million chickens must be killed after bird flu was found on a farm in the latest sign that the outbreak that has already prompted the slaughter of more than 50 million birds nationwide continues to spread.