On the next American Black Journal, a Detroit Free Press analysis of mortgage data shows a small number of Blacks are getting mortgages in Detroit. We’ll talk about the racial disparities in lending and the state of the mortgage market in the city. Plus, two local African-American chefs join Stephen to talk about the impact of Detroit’s burgeoning restaurant scene on Black-owned restaurants.Read More
Author: Christina Amato
Mar 20, 2019
Following a rather raucous meeting of the Detroit Charter Revision Commission, Bridge Magazine...Read More
Feb 21, 2019
Behind Christy McDonald’s one-on-one with Detroit Chief Information Officer Beth Niblock.Read More
Feb 7, 2019
Detroit Public Television is proud to celebrate Black History this February and all year round! We honor African-Americans in the arts, history, and civil rights through special programming this February on DPTV.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
- LISTEN LIVE: Supreme Court hears case that could make it harder to sue hotels over disability access
The justices are being asked Wednesday to limit the ability of so-called testers to file lawsuits against hotels in Maine and elsewhere that fail to disclose accessibility information on their websites and through other reservation services.
- 5 people were wounded in a shooting during homecoming week celebrations at Morgan State University in Baltimore
Police Commissioner Richard Worley said the five victims, four men and one woman, are between the ages of 18 and 22, but police released no information on suspects and said they did not know how many shooters were involved.
- Impeachment inquiry unpopular, even if Americans question Biden's actions
Voters are divided largely along party lines, with 81 percent of Democrats opposing the impeachment inquiry and 77 percent of Republicans supporting it. Just over half (52 percent) of independents support it.