Category: Best Of Episodes

7/07/22: One Detroit – Thought-Provoking Conversations on the Creative Arts

This week, One Detroit takes a look back at the interesting people and thought-provoking conversations we’ve had on the show. Marvel comic book author Saladin Ahmed meets with One Detroit editor Chris Jordan for a captivating conversation around his latest Spider-Man series and the role of representation in comics. Then, senior producer Bill Kubota talks with Ray Gray, one of Michigan’s longest-serving inmates, upon his release from prison. Plus, associate producer Will Glover chats with acclaimed actor CCH Pounder about her new art collection and exhibit titled “Queen.”

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6/29/22: One Detroit: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride Month

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, One Detroit has compiled our most compelling stories centered around the LBGTQ+ community. Watch performances like “Considering Matthew Shepard,” a choral arrangement telling the story of a gay man beaten to death in a hate crime, and “Hedwig & The Angry Inch,” the story of a gender-queer punk rock singer from East Berlin. Plus, hear how two partners supported each other through the search of one’s birth mother, and see performances from queer dancers at the Kristi Faulkner Dance company.

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6/23/2022: One Detroit – Detroit Creatives

This week, One Detroit compiles a “Best of” episode featuring Detroit creatives. Producer AJ Walker talks with author Aaron Foley about his debut novel, “Boys Come First,” which follows three Black gay millennial men maneuvering through their 30s in Detroit. Then, producer Eden Sabolboro talks with artist Sterling Toles about a new spring 2022 exhibit focused on Black artists at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. Plus, One Detroit revisits a conversation with the 2021 Kresge Eminent Artist, Detroit artist and educator Shirley Woodson.

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  • Kevin McCarthy is out as speaker of the House. What happens next?

    The House of Representatives has entered uncharted territory after a last-ditch, right-wing effort to remove fellow Republican Kevin McCarthy from the speakership succeeded.

  • What led to the collapse of McCarthy's speakership and what's next for the House

    For the first time in this nation's history, the House of Representatives formally ousted its speaker. A handful of hard-right Republicans and every Democrat voted together to remove the gavel from Speaker Kevin McCarthy's hand. The move came nine months to the day since McCarthy lost his first vote to become speaker. Congressional Correspondent Lisa Desjardins reports from Capitol Hill.

  • News Wrap: Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to federal gun charges

    In our news wrap Tuesday, Hunter Biden pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he lied about drug use when he bought a handgun in 2018, a state judge in New York imposed a limited gag order on former President Trump at his civil trial for alleged business fraud and President Biden sought to reassure allied leaders today about the U.S. commitment to Ukraine.