Aaron Dworkin from Arts Engines talks with Dr. Eugene Rogers about the powerful multi-movement choral work by Atlanta-based composer Joel Thompson titled Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.Read More
Author: Lea Vigi
May 10, 2021
Ken Quattro author of “The Invisable Men: the Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books.” Thornetta Davis talks COVID, career, and a song featured in a Georiga senate election ad.Read More
Apr 30, 2021
The Mexican Patriotic Committee of Metro Detroit, the COVID313 Coalition for Families and Students and DPTV to host the 2nd Virtual Southwest Detroit Cinco de Mayo Celebration at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 2 and at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5.Read More
Apr 26, 2021
Peter Whorf catches up with Ricardo Lorenz to talk about his album King Mangoberry that was just nominated for two Latin Grammy awards.Read More
Apr 23, 2021
Christy McDonald talks with Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist about the challenges of vaccine access, addressing vaccination hesitation in the city of Detroit.Read More
News From Around Detroit
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From facemasks to dropboxes, here’s what you need to know about casting your ballot in Detroit’s Aug. 3 primary.
- What is Proposal P, and how will it impact Detroit?by Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
Here’s what you need to know about Detroit’s Proposal P, which will be on the ballot this upcoming Tuesday. As the court fight continues, here’s why the measure is a major break from the past.
- Why more Detroiters aren’t getting vaccinated: Fearby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Less than half of Detroiters are vaccinated, and of those who refuse the drug, many say they fear its safety and potential side effects. But the facts show there is less to fear than they may think.
- ‘I’m afraid of the rain’: Detroiters cope with recurring floodsby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The Detroits floods have receded — for now. The trauma remains.
- What we know so far about Detroit’s controversial use of facial recognitionby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Here’s a look at how Detroit police have used facial recognition data since the beginning of 2021.
- Millions of tenants at risk as federal eviction ban ends
The federal ban on evictions is set to expire tonight. A last-minute effort by House Dems to extend the moratorium failed late yesterday, and the Supreme Court ruled that the moratorium could not be extended without new legislation from Congress. A Census survey found that as of July 5, roughly 3.6 million people are at risk of eviction in the next two months. Emily Benfer, visiting professor of law and public health at Wake Forest University, joins.
- Minorities struggle for headway in the legal weed business
In 2016, Massachusetts voters approved an initiative that required the state to create policies that would bring those disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs into the new legal cannabis industry. Today, minority-owned businesses make up only a small fraction of the hundreds of marijuana dispensaries in the state. Special Correspondent Kira Kay reports on why equity candidates are struggling in the legal weed industry.
- California wildfire flares but within line crews have built
The fire northeast of the town of Paradise, which was largely destroyed in 2018 by the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, has been burning since July 13 and is more than 20% contained.