Featured on One Detroit this Thursday: Detroit Filipino Supper Club co-founder Shane Bernardo cooks up connections to Filipino culture, history, and community by sharing traditional Filipino recipes that boil over with ancestral wisdom and the power to heal.Read More
Author: Michael Sellers
Oct 28, 2020
Bill Kubota reports on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact – a way to make the popular vote count while maintaining the Electoral College when electing the President of the United States.Read More
4/9/20: One Detroit – Roundtable / Oakland County / Educational Resources / Hand Sanitizer / Alexandra Silber
Apr 9, 2020
Christy, Nolan and Stephen talk about the devastating impact of COVID-19 in Detroit and Michigan.Read More
Apr 6, 2020
Stephen has a frank conversation about the connection between race, health and the COVID-19 pandemic. How are health disparities in urban cities like Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago contributing to the spread of the coronavirus?Read More
Apr 3, 2020
Christy talks with Detroit Public Schools Community District Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti about how his district is working to make sure students don’t fall behind while schools are shut down for the remainder of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Detroit rec centers are open again, as residents rejoiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit reopened four of its recreation centers this week after closing them down 18 months ago amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mackinac panelists: Reparations are the path to economic prosperityby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Equity experts joined the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss how systemic racism has perpetuated the racial wealth gap in Michigan and how reparative policy can reverse those outcomes.
- Poll shows Michigan taxpayers willing to pay for children’s educationby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Support for education was a leading topic on the first day of the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. A recent poll supported by the Skillman Foundation shows Michiganders are willing to pay more in taxes for their children’s education.
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- WATCH: Australia prime minister touts global alliances at U.N. General Assembly
A recent announcement was made that the U.S., as part of a new alliance with Britain and Australia, would equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines -- killing a deal that Australia had with France to buy diesel-powered subs.
- WATCH: Pakistan prime minister says world must strengthen Taliban government instead of isolating it
Imran Khan told the annual United Nations General Assembly that the only way to stabilize Afghanistan is to support the Taliban government and hold it accountable.
- WATCH: New Zealand prime minister calls COVID the 'ultimate disrupter'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday -- opting not to travel to the United States amid the pandemic.