Category: 1D Episode Clip

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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6/20/2022: One Detroit – Fiddler on the Roof, Charles H. Wright, Velvet Peanut Butter, Aaron Lewys

The University of Michigan, University Musical School and The Philadelphia Orchestra team up to bring a unique ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ concert performance to the Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Then, explore the life and legacy of Dr. Charles H. Wright, founder of the Museum of African American History. Plus, from “Detroit Remember When: Made in the Motor City,” viewers take a nostalgic trip back to learn about the rise and fall of the Velvet Peanut Butter company. In closing, singer/songwriter Aaron Lewys performs his song “Stop Wasting My Time” for Detroit Performs: Live From Marygrove.

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6/16/22: One Detroit – Vincent Chin’s Legacy, Juneteenth Celebrations

This week, One Detroit’s Bill Kubota explores the legacy of Vincent Chin’s murder, how its intertwined with a new wave of Asian American civil rights activism across the nation, and how Chin’s murder case will be in education around Asian American history in schools. Plus, One Detroit contributor Stephen Henderson sits down with the Charles H. Wright Museum CEO Neil Barclay to learn about a national Juneteenth collaborative celebration and how the museum plans to celebrate the Black holiday locally.

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6/13/22: One Detroit Arts & Culture – New Vincent Chin Mural, ‘Who Killed Vincent Chin?’ Revisited

One Detroit’s Bill Kubota meets with artist Anthony Lee to see his new Vincent Chin mural going up in Detroit’s former Chinatown. Plus, One Detroit revisits the landmark documentary “Who Killed Vincent Chin?” as the filmmakers take a look back at capturing the beginning of the modern Asian American civil rights movement.

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