The Registry profiles veterans who served in the secret Military Intelligence Service (M.I.S.). Thousands of Japanese Americans volunteered for join the M.I.S. to serve and interpreters and interrogators.Read More
Author: Bill Kubota
Sep 4, 2018
If you’re born in the United States you’re a U.S. citizen, right? One Detroit’s Will Glover explains the “Constitution Free Zone” with a local case of racial profiling on a commuter train while Detroiter Elena Herrada explains how the Mexican Repatriation happened, sending an estimated one million people of Mexican descent to Mexico, the majority of them U.S. citizens.Read More
Aug 31, 2018
Bottled water has replaced the drinking fountains in Detroit’s public schools as they opened this...Read More
Aug 3, 2018
One Detroit’s Bill Kubota reports from one of Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign stops in Ypsilanti, to see how the gubernatorial candidate has addressed concerns from within his own party about his religion affecting his chances to win.Read More
Jul 9, 2018
The Church of the Messiah’s pews were packed this last Saturday morning in June. Pastor Barry Randolph prepared the crowd for the eleventh annual Silence the Violence march through Detroit’s east side Islandview neighborhood to fight gun deaths.Read More
News From Around Detroit
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This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his seminal ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.
- Working for a better Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Olivia Lewis reflects on our transition to in-person engagement, policing, inclusive development and the will of Detroit’s voters.
- A point of gratitudeby Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit’s Orlando Bailey reflects on our newsroom engagement in 2022 and plans to build continued community connection next year.
- Detroit’s 2022 topics: Tax justice, land use and gun violenceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Bryce Huffman weighs in on some of his most memorable coverage of the year, and shares plans for his future.
- Replacement paratransit vendor unlikely before 2023 service cutsby Bryce Huffman and Malachi Barrett (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Some council members would convene a December session to vote on a new contract, but Mike Duggan’s administration said the bidding process will have to reopen next year.
- News Wrap: U.S. shoots down Chinese balloon over the Atlantic
In our news wrap Saturday, the U.S. Air Force downed a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon off the coast of South Carolina, dangerously cold temperatures descended on the northeastern part of the country, the mayor of Memphis asked the DOJ to evaluate the city's police department, the DNC approved a new 2024 presidential primary lineup, and scientists discovered 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter.
- Fear, violence and chaos grip Haiti as gangs seize control
The island nation of Haiti has moved closer to the brink of collapse. Heavily armed gangs have taken over the capital and are targeting police after the country has been without a single elected official since early January. Jacqueline Charles, the Miami Herald's Caribbean correspondent, joins John Yang to discuss what she saw on a recent trip to Haiti.
- Security expert warns of AI tools' potential threat to democracy
Artificial intelligence has the potential to dramatically alter how we gather information, communicate and work. Experts are also raising questions about how it will affect governance and what it will mean for the future of our democracy. Bruce Schneier, a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, joins William Brangham to discuss.