Detroiter Tonya Hogan shares firsthand how losing her husband to COVID-19 caused her to become homeless and the challenges she’s faced finding affordable housing. Plus, learn about the increasing number of families seeking shelter and a few programs the city offers to help with housing emergencies.Read More
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Apr 19, 2022
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
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
News From Around Detroit
- Art behind bars: U-M program is changing lives of Michigan inmatesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Artwork from current and former inmates is on display through Sunday in the Free Your Mind: Art and Incarceration in Michigan exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
- With a new director coming soon, what’s the state of DDOT?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit Department of Transportation leader Mikel Oglesby is leaving at the close of October, prompting some advocates and union officials to worry about DDOT’s future. Oglesby and city leaders say plans will stay on track.
- Metro Detroit students start new school year with familiar challenges, fresh solutionsby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Orlando Bailey, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press and Micah Walker (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The 2023-24 year marks the fourth full school year since the pandemic started, and offers the state’s public schools an opportunity to recalibrate academic recovery programs, tackle mental health issues, and address longstanding problems.
- New school year and new challenges on the first day of school in metro Detroitby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Orlando Bailey and Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
As the new school year begins in Detroit Public Schools Community District and others across Michigan, students face familiar challenges — with the promise of fresh solutions.
- Eastside Community Network regroups after center rammed by pickup truckby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Benjamin Noah Weinstein, a 42-year-old white Detroiter, is charged with six felonies in connection with the Aug. 19 incident that damaged the longtime community center with a predominately Black membership
- WATCH LIVE: 2023 Nobel Prize in physics winner announced
The winner will be announced Tuesday, Oct. 3. Watch the event live here.
- What to know about a UN vote to send a Kenya-led force curb Haiti gang violence
The U.N. Security Council is preparing to vote on a resolution to authorize a multinational force to Haiti led by Kenya to help combat violent gangs that have grown incredibly powerful and overwhelmed police.
- What to watch in the Supreme Court's next term
The Supreme Court begins a new term Oct. 2 with public support at a low ebb, ethics clouds hovering above two of its members, and a docket driven by challenges to social media platforms, gun laws, voting rights and more.