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Category: Racial Disparity
Caregivers on the Front Lines
These stories are produced through the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations and universities, including Detroit Public TV’s One Detroit, dedicated to reporting about successful responses to social problems. The collaborative’s first series, Invisible Army: Caregivers on the Front Lines, focuses on potential solutions to challenges facing individuals who take care of adults.
News From Around Detroit
- Detroiters urged to weigh in on helping end gerrymanderingby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Michigan is expected to lose one congressional seat, so participation in redistricting meetings is “critical” for Detroiters to ensure they get adequate funding and representation.
- Why is Detroit Police Department’s vaccination rate only 39%?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Less than half of Detroit police, and city residents, are vaccinated for COVID-19. Here’s what this means for public health and safety in the city.
- Detroit may step up its voice in national reparations movementby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
In honor of Juneteenth, City Council Pro Tem Mary Sheffield will introduce a resolution recognizing the City’s unjust treatment of Black people and, if approved, Detroit would join a growing national reparations movement.
- Joel “Fluent” Greene shares Detroit truth without ‘the white gaze’by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Poet Joel “Fluent” Greene discusses his new book, “The Detroit Poems,” and what it's like to be from a gentrifying city.
- Why the revision of Detroit’s city charter is so contentiousby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The revised city charter that Detroiters may vote on would make unprecedented changes to government, an analysis finds.
- Emails show Trump pressured Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated 2020 election fraud claims
Newly released emails show President Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election in the last weeks of his term.
- How this campaign is renewing its push to keep America's 21 lesbian bars afloat
A new documentary opens with a startling statistic: There were at least 200 lesbian bars, at their peak, in the late 1980s. Today, 21 remain.
- WATCH LIVE: Vice President Harris and Treasury Secretary Yellen discuss new small business aid program
The funds are going to more than 860 community development financial institutions, or CDFIs, around the country. CDFIs offer loans to small businesses and those who may be turned down for loans from major banks.