If how you touch the lives of other people is in any a measure of a good life, then Swanson Funeral Home founder O’Neil D. Swanson lived a good life and we are all the better for it.Read More
Author: Michael Sellers
Mar 28, 2020
Christy McDonald speaks with Dr. Howard Markel, Director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, about the historical context of pandemics.Read More
3/29/20: American Black Journal – Small Business / Detroit neighborhoods / Remembering Marlowe Stoudamire
Mar 27, 2020
Stephen has a frank conversation with Pastor Barry Randolph of Detroit’s Church of the Messiah on how the outbreak is impacting residents in city neighborhoods.Read More
Mar 19, 2020
We learn how the River Rouge school district is providing students with food and learning materials while schools are shut down in wake of the coronavirus outbreak.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- 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.
- Fact-checking James Craig’s campaign launch speechby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig formally launched his run for governor while touting an unfounded charge about “paid” protesters disrupting his event and by endorsing a costly, divisive audit of elections.
- Here’s your chance to help Detroit weather climate changeby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit is seeking residents’ input to shape its climate change policy in neighborhoods.
- Ilitch family revives its first historic Detroit building in 30 yearsby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
After promising five new neighborhoods within its District Detroit and census data showing the surrounding area has lost residents, the Ilitch group unveiled its first renovation of a historic Detroit building since the late 1980s.
- Italy requires COVID-19 pass for all workers from Oct. 15
The measure underscores the government's determination that Italy will not face another lockdown even as the numbers of new virus cases creep up, mostly among the unvaccinated.
- Post-9/11 surveillance has left a generation of Muslim Americans in a shadow of distrust and fear
National security programs and their reach went through significant changes in the period that followed 9/11.
- New York City's Rikers Island jail spirals into chaos amid pandemic
New York City's Rikers Island jail complex has been troubled by years of neglect and now has spiraled into turmoil during the coronavirus pandemic.