The Marygrove Conservancy proudly presented feminist cultural critic Roxane Gay as the thirty-second guest in the Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series.Read More
Author: Cheryl Jones
2/22/21: One Detroit – The Henry Ford on Reopening / Plowshares Theatre / Black Lives Matter in Photos
Feb 22, 2021
The Henry Ford’s CEO Patricia Mooradian on reopening the museum; the Plowshares Theatre to put on a virtual performance this week, Black Lives Matter captured by Detroit Free Press photographer, Mandi Wright and more.Read More
Feb 19, 2021
This week we’ll look at the legacy of the country’s first African American-owned and operated television station, Detroit’s WGPR-TV62, and remember Karen Hudson Samuels. Plus, Andre Dowell talks with Stephen about the virtual event, the contestants and the group’s support of Black and Brown classical string players.Read More
Feb 18, 2021
Join DPTV Thursday, January 28 at 4:30pm ET for this important conversation about the state of education.Read More
Feb 15, 2021
Detroit’s “Queen of the Blues,” Thornetta Davis, remembering Mary Wilson and Charles McGee, plus Rochelle Riley on the project, “Undefeated,” and discovering Islam through the eyes of studets.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Detroiters urged to weigh in on helping end gerrymanderingby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Michigan is expected to lose one congressional seat, so participation in redistricting meetings is “critical” for Detroiters to ensure they get adequate funding and representation.
- Why is Detroit Police Department’s vaccination rate only 39%?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Less than half of Detroit police, and city residents, are vaccinated for COVID-19. Here’s what this means for public health and safety in the city.
- Detroit may step up its voice in national reparations movementby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
In honor of Juneteenth, City Council Pro Tem Mary Sheffield will introduce a resolution recognizing the City’s unjust treatment of Black people and, if approved, Detroit would join a growing national reparations movement.
- Joel “Fluent” Greene shares Detroit truth without ‘the white gaze’by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Poet Joel “Fluent” Greene discusses his new book, “The Detroit Poems,” and what it's like to be from a gentrifying city.
- Why the revision of Detroit’s city charter is so contentiousby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The revised city charter that Detroiters may vote on would make unprecedented changes to government, an analysis finds.
- Biden arrives in Geneva ahead of highly-anticipated Putin meeting
Joe Biden has arrived in the summit city of Geneva ahead of what will be the most-watched part of his first trip abroad as president: talks with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
- WATCH LIVE: inspector general, GAO officials testify on Capitol Police response to Jan. 6 attack
A bipartisan Senate report released last week details security failures surrounding the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol and recommends how to fix them. But it has only added to the unanswered questions about the attack.
- WATCH LIVE: FBI Director Wray testifies before House Oversight Committee on Jan. 6 Capitol attack
A new federal intelligence report warns that adherents of QAnon, the conspiracy theory embraced by some in the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, could target Democrats and other political opponents for more violence.