Part of the Chautauqua experience, the African American Heritage House offers a series of provocative talks on vital contemporary topics from urban education to reparations.Read More
Author: Cheryl Jones
Aug 2, 2020
Today, Detroit Public TV and the entire Detroit community mourn the passing of veteran broadcaster, Jamie Samuelson, the husband of One Detroit Managing Editor Christy McDonaldRead More
7/20/20: One Detroit – The Henry Ford on Reopening / Plowshares Theatre / Black Lives Matter in Photos
Jul 19, 2020
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
Jul 17, 2020
Stephen talks with Michael Rafferty, the CEO of New Detroit; plus, the annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day is still on this summer and Dell Pryor talks about her collaboration with the Detroit Artists Market.Read More
Jul 16, 2020
No shirt, no shoes, no mask, no schools? Gov. Whitmer, the Free Press’s Nancy Kaffer, Old School Deli and New Detroit, Inc.Read More
Jul 13, 2020
Watch a past segment from the 27th annual Concert of Colors in Detroit, One Detroit catches up with musician Don Was as he rehearses for a special performance saluting 60 years of Motown. Plus, founder Ishmael Ahmed talks about the festival.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Eddystone an affordable housing win for ‘vastly incomplete’ District Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The highly-criticized Eddystone development offers 19 affordable apartments as the behemoth of Ilitch-holdings in District Detroit maintains a financial hold over the community.
- Two members of reparations task force resign within first yearby Malachi Barrett and Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
There are three vacancies on Detroit’s first reparations committee after one member died and two others resigned.
- 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.
- Analysis: Why leaders at COP28 should focus on the effect of climate change on conflict
At this year's UN climate conference, increased attention should be paid to how climatic changes are affecting political stability, and even making armed conflict more deadly, in the most environmentally vulnerable and insecure regions.
- Zelenskyy to meet with Biden as pressure builds for Congress to approve more Ukraine aid
President Joe Biden and Ukraine's leader, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, will meet at the White House on Tuesday as the U.S. administration steps up the pressure on Congress to provide billions more in aid to Kyiv in its war with Russia.
- Argentina's newly sworn-in President Milei warns of shock adjustment to economy
In his inaugural address Sunday, Argentina's newly empowered President Javier Milei presented figures to lay bare the scope of the nation's economic "emergency," and sought to prepare the public for a shock adjustment with drastic public spending cuts.