For mental health awareness month, “American Black Journal” looks at the pandemic’s impact on mental health services and other existing barriers to mental health access, education and awareness in the Black community. Plus, from mask mandates to vaccines and positive case rates, where does MIchigan stand in the fight against COVID-19 today?Read More
Author: Jonathan Shead
May 17, 2022
For National Mental Health Awareness Month, host Stephen Henderson talks with Eric Doeh, President & CEO of Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN), about the pandemic’s impact on mental health, the stigma of mental illness in the Black community, economic barriers and health disparities affecting minorities, and access to mental healthcare services.Read More
POV | Academy Award-Nominated Documentary ‘Who Killed Vincent Chin?’ to Get Special Encore Showing June 20
May 16, 2022
POV, now in its 35th year as America’s longest-running independent documentary series, will present a special encore presentation of the gripping 1987 Academy Award® nominated film, “Who Killed Vincent Chin?”, by filmmakers Christine Choy and Renee Tajima-Peña, on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 10 p.m. ET.Read More
May 16, 2022
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance masters student and saxophonist Valentin Kovalev performs ‘The Great Gate of Kyiv’ with friend and Ukrainian pianist Alexander Polyakov for a Ukraine Benefit Concert.Read More
5/16/22: One Detroit – Ukraine Benefit Concert, Bassist Marion Hayden, AAPI Story Series, TeMaTe Dance Performance
May 15, 2022
This week, One Detroit Arts & Culture Producer Sarah Smith talks with two Russian University of Michigan music students about organizing a benefit concert for Ukraine. WRCJ host Cecelia Sharpe talks with Detroit jazz bassist Marion Hayden. We revisit our AAPI Story Series, where two friends’ conversations about race deepen after the death of George Floyd. Plus, the TeMaTe dance group brings afro-rooted traditions to the Marygrove Theatre stage.Read More
One Detroit, American Black Journal Wins 1st Place in Health, Sports Reporting and Weekly News Program at 2022 SPJ Awards
May 13, 2022
From local broadcast news reporting, racial justice and health reporting to our digital and social media strategy, One Detroit and American Black Journal took home 9 awards in 6 categories from the 2022 Society of Professional Journalists Detroit – Excellence in Journalism Awards.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Asphalt plant still can’t be built in Detroit because of pollution worriesby Jena Brooker and Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Grandmont-Rosedale residents came together to oppose an asphalt plant in their residential community – again.
- Detroit cops to deploy more cameras to ID vehiclesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The technology will enable crime center analysts to search by geographic area and by the make, model and body style of vehicles as well as the presence of racks or bumper stickers and vehicle history.
- Higher definition cameras could curb freeway shootings, Detroit chief saysby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
White said if the department gets access to higher quality freeway cameras, they would only be used to fight part one violent crimes, which includes fatal and non-fatal shootings.
- City Council wants driver bonuses, low-income fare for DDOT ridersby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
DDOT has held public input sessions in recent weeks to discuss how it should spend $51 million in federal rescue dollars.
- Detroit Parks and Rec is staffing up for summerby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The City of Detroit’s Parks and Recreation department is hoping to hire Detroiters as lifeguards, play leaders and more for summer jobs in their neighborhoods.
- Trump pick Doug Mastriano wins Pennsylvania GOP primary
Doug Mastriano has won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor, overcoming an eleventh-hour push by the state's GOP political establishment to consolidate support around an alternative in the crowded primary.
- Craig Greenberg wins Democratic nod for Louisville mayor soon after surviving shooting attempt
Craig Greenberg has won the Democratic primary for mayor of Louisville, months after surviving a shooting attempt at a campaign office.
- McGarvey wins Democrat nomination for U.S. House in Kentucky
Kentucky state Sen. Morgan McGarvey has won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democratic Rep. John Yarmuth.