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College prison programs, Dollar store blight, Robert Smalls graphic novel, Weekend events | One Detroit

A look at how two Michigan college prison programs are helping the incarcerated prepare for jobs when they’re released. A Detroit City Councilmember calls for a moratorium on new dollar stores after excessive blight. Rob Edwards discusses his forthcoming graphic novel “Defiant,” the Black history of Robert Smalls. Plus, check out what’s coming up around town on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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FAME program, Family Caregivers Month, Native American Heritage Month, Weekend events | One Detroit

A look at Washtenaw Community College’s FAME program and how it connects students to advanced manufacturing careers in Michigan. Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s Julie Lowenthal joins the show for National Family Caregivers Month. Learn about Detroit’s indigenous history for Native American Heritage Month. Plus, check out what’s coming up this weekend around town on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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Detroit’s Chinatowns, Black realism, Ruth E. Carter exhibit, One Detroit Weekend | One Detroit

The Detroit Historical Museum unveils “Detroit’s Chinatowns,” an exhibit that navigates the 150-year history of Detroit’s Chinese community. The Cranbrook Art Museum opens a new exhibit, “Skilled Labor: Black Realism in Detroit,” looking at Black life in Detroit. Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter discusses her “Afrofuturism in Costume Design” exhibit. Plus, “One Detroit Weekend.”

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Renaming PTSD, George Shirley, Sanders Bumpy Cake, One Detroit Weekend | One Detroit

Three Vietnam veterans from Southeast Michigan are pushing to rename Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. African American opera tenor George Shirley reflects on his trailblazing music career. Learn about the history of the Sanders Candy brand before the company’s beloved Bumpy Cakes go out of stock. Plus, Peter Whorf and Cecelia Sharpe share the events they recommend you check out this weekend.

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