Ken Quattro author of “The Invisable Men: the Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books.” Thornetta Davis talks COVID, career, and a song featured in a Georiga senate election ad.Read More
Category: Social Justice
How We Got Here: The Asian American Experience in Metro Detroit May 19, 2021 at 7pm ET Watch on...Read More
Tonight on One Detroit: Minoru Yamasaki – Detroit Designs the World: In a segment from the...Read More
The Mexican Patriotic Committee of Metro Detroit, the COVID313 Coalition for Families and Students and DPTV to host the 2nd Virtual Southwest Detroit Cinco de Mayo Celebration at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 2 and at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5.Read More
Stephen Henderson was 20 years old when he watched the video of a gang of LA police officers...Read More
Peter Whorf catches up with Ricardo Lorenz to talk about his album King Mangoberry that was just nominated for two Latin Grammy awards.Read More
Christy McDonald talks with Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist about the challenges of vaccine access, addressing vaccination hesitation in the city of Detroit.Read More
One Detroit explains how term limits came to Michigan, just one of fifteen states that has them, and some of the problems attributed to the restrictions.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Why a successful lawyer became an advocate for Detroit neighborhood developmentby Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
The city is majority Black. Real estate development is not. Chase Cantrell has a plan to change that.
- Effort underway to help mothers who can’t afford bailby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Detroiters are supporting #FreeBlackWomxn this Mother’s Day by contributing to the Bail Out Fund. Michigan Liberation and The Advancement Project are shifting views on incarceration by sharing photos and narratives in a new social media campaign while raising funds to send mamas home.
- Detroit to get $440M in federal aid. Now to figure out how to spend it.by Louis Aguilar (Louis Aguilar | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit will soon receive a huge federal check, thanks to the American Rescue Plan. How and what it can be spent on, however, remains unclear.
- Freedom ain’t free: A look at Detroit’s proposed City Charter changesby Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey | Bridge Detroit)
Authentically Detroit talks with Charter Commissioner Denzel McCampbell and television host Steve Hood about the Charter Commission’s proposed changes that will be before voters in August.
- Youth-led work revives Detroit’s Denby neighborhoodby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
A Denby High School senior project turned into an eight-year commitment, in which students and residents took on blight, neighborhood parks and a commercial corridor.
- Hamas targets Jerusalem after clashes at revered mosque
The rocket fire drew heavy Israeli retaliation in the Gaza Strip. Health officials said at least 20 people, including nine children, were killed in fighting, making it one of the bloodiest days of battle between the bitter enemies in several years.
- WATCH LIVE: House committee holds hearing on U.S. Capitol attack
Capitol Police Inspector General Michael Bolton will testify Monday in the first of three House hearings this week on what went wrong during the Jan. 6 insurrection.
- How Muslim families are celebrating a second pandemic Ramadan
This week will mark the end of Ramadan, and even though vaccinations, mask mandates and social distancing have slowed the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic is still hampering what's meant to be a deeply communal holiday.