American Black Journal begins a yearlong celebration and examination of the historic influence of the Black Church in the life of our city.Read More
Author: Daphne Hughes
Feb 5, 2021
Detroit Federation of Teachers President Terrence Martin joins Stephen to talk about the current state of education and virtual learning during the pandemic.Read More
Sep 18, 2020
ABJ is launching a 3-part series of shows produced in collaboration with the innovative, community-based news organization, BridgeDetroit, and focusing on the question: “Do Black Lives Matter in America?”Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Michigan reports 1,156 new COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths Saturdayby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
As of Thursday, the state has shipped 2,621,225 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and has administered 2,131,955 doses as of Friday — 81.33% of those shipped.
- 2 dead, 1 injured in shooting on Detroit's west sideby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Detroit police are looking for the driver of a Dodge Durango that shot three people, leaving two dead and one injured, on the city's west side.
- Michigan's aging dams need money, manpower to avoid 'grave situation,' report saysby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Michigan's crumbling dams need money and regulatory manpower to oversee them. That might be easier said than provided.
- Do I need a mask after getting vaccine? Your COVID-19 questions answeredby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Free Press readers have lots of questions about COVID-19. We've asked the experts and tracked down sources to help sort through it all.
- Michigan prison system's coronavirus variant cases more than tripleby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
As of Friday, 292 prisoners and 16 Michigan Department of Corrections staff were confirmed to have the B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant.
- Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate
The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.
- How a medical student helped discover lifesaving insulin
Dr. Charles H. Best made his most important discovery before he turned 23.
- U.S. House prepares to pass a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill without a minimum wage hike
The U.S. House of Representatives is on the verge of passing a $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, even after Democrats suffered a setback on one of their key priorities, including a federal increase in the minimum wage. NewsHour's Daniel Bush joins Judy Woodruff with the latest on where things stand and what comes next.