One Detroit contributors Peter Whorf and Cecelia Sharpe, of WRCJ 90.9 FM, share what Detroit and other metro cities have on tap for the Feb. 3 weekend and into next week with One Detroit’s newest segment, “One Detroit Weekend.”Read More
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One Detroit contributor Stephen Henderson hosts a roundtable on race, police reform and mental health after the police beating and death of Tyre Nichols.Read More
Sculptor Austen Brantley discusses solo exhibit ‘Musé,’ being tapped for Michigan Black history projects
Detroit-based sculptor Austen Brantley talks about his solo exhibit “Musé,” two upcoming works of his dedicated to Michigan’s Black history, and how he communicates through his art.Read More
Biking: it’s more than just exercise. It’s equitable transportation, entertainment and a way for people to be introduced to Detroit and what the city has to offer.Read More
Bank of America President Matt Elliott discusses Detroit’s recovery, housing affordability, Mackinac Policy Conference 2023
As cities and downtowns continue to navigate post-pandemic recovery, downtown Detroit’s...Read More
Detroit Economic Club hosts Jeff Donofrio, Rachel Stewart in discussion about Michigan’s economy, trends
Join the Detroit Economic Club and #OneDetroit THIS WEDNESDAY for a live conversation with global leader on the future of employment, culture and leadership Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.Read More
In celebration of hip hop’s 50th birthday, HOT 107.5 WGPR FM radio shares its history as Michigan’s first Black-owned radio station and Detroit’s only all-hip hop radio format.Read More
Dr. Hasan Jeffries discusses his participation in the PBS “Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World” documentary, executive produced by Chuck D of Public Enemy, and the history of political messages in hip hop.Read More
Millennials are expected to make up nearly three-fourths of the global workforce in the next two years. How can Michigan attract more of them to move here? The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Devon O’Reilly shares strategies for attracting a young professional workforce.Read More
Richard Florida, one of the nation’s leading urbanists, discusses downtown Detroit’s future and shares what he thinks the city should focus on with its post-pandemic recovery efforts.Read More
Strategic Staffing Solutions President and CEO Cindy Pasky shares what workers want from their workplace, and how employees and employers are navigating the post-pandemic landscape.Read More
Less than 10% of the businesses downtown are Black-owned and less than 2% of the buildings downtown are Black-owned. How did we get here in a city with a nearly 80% Black population? Metro-Detroit Black Business Alliance CEO Charity Dean shares how downtown Detroit can invest in and empower Black businesses.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Building Black wealth and opportunity with intentionby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his seminal ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.
- Working for a better Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Olivia Lewis reflects on our transition to in-person engagement, policing, inclusive development and the will of Detroit’s voters.
- A point of gratitudeby Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit’s Orlando Bailey reflects on our newsroom engagement in 2022 and plans to build continued community connection next year.
- Detroit’s 2022 topics: Tax justice, land use and gun violenceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Bryce Huffman weighs in on some of his most memorable coverage of the year, and shares plans for his future.
- Replacement paratransit vendor unlikely before 2023 service cutsby Bryce Huffman and Malachi Barrett (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Some council members would convene a December session to vote on a new contract, but Mike Duggan’s administration said the bidding process will have to reopen next year.
- 15 Native American tribes to receive $580 million in federal money for water rights settlement
The Biden administration on Thursday said 15 Native American tribes will get a total of $580 million this year to fund settlements that ensure access to water that's legally theirs.
- News Wrap: At least 10 dead after winter storm sweeps across the South
In our news wrap Thursday, the South is finally expecting relief after an ice storm that's disrupted travel and claimed at least 10 lives this week, House Republicans voted to oust Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Pentagon said it's tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon over the continental U.S.
- U.S. boosts military presence in Philippines to counteract China's increasing aggression
The United States and the Philippines reached an agreement allowing American military forces to operate in four new locations across the nation. The move is aimed at confronting China and its focus on Taiwan, which is only a few hundred miles from one of the new locations where U.S forces will likely operate. Zachary Cooper of the American Enterprise Institute joined Geoff Bennett to discuss.