Contributor Orlando Bailey of BridgeDetroit has an in-depth conversation with Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist about COVID-19’s impact on the state. They talk about the Governor’s newly-announced “three-week pause” to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, the current data on COVID’s impact on African Americans, and the declaration of racism as a public health crisis. Plus, the Lt. Governor gives his perspective on the controversy surrounding the certification of 2020 election votes in Wayne County.  Also on the show, One Detroit Associate Producer Will Glover checks in with some of the African American business owners along Detroit’s Avenue of Fashion to see how they are managing in the midst of the pandemic.



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