Award-winning actress CCH Pounder is also an avid art collector; the Feeder Loft launches a record label, Don Was and Ishmael Ahmed discuss Detroit’s Concert of Colors and we see a performance from Oakland University’s “Virtual Steel Band”.Read More
Category: Racial Disparity
Join DPTV Thursday, January 28 at 4:30pm ET for this important conversation about the state of education.Read More
8/30/21: One Detroit – Bonded Art Exhibition / Detroit Jazz City / Black Madonna / Coney Island Craze
Bonded Art Exhibition at Beacon Park features artists from Detroit and the Metro area.Read More
8/19/21: One Detroit – Legacy of the ‘Wailing Wall’ / Future of EVs / Detroit Opportunity Gap / Concert of Colors 2021
Tonight on One Detroit: The Legacy of a Wall’s Racist Past A simple cinder block wall, built 80...Read More
Detroit Future City CEO, Anika Goss about the latest findings in the annual report about Detroit’s economic equity.Read More
8/16/21: One Detroit – Judaism Virtual Tour / Detroit Riverwalk / Generation Found / International Symphony Orchestra
In the last installment of our religious virtual tours we will explore Judaism. The national spotlight is on Detroit’s RiverWalk, recently voted best in the country.Read More
Tonight on One Detroit: Tonight’s episode will be dedicated to the 2020 Concert of Colors....Read More
8/2/21: One Detroit – Frances Kai-Hwa Wang DIA project / Impact of Collaborations / Detroit Filipino Supper Club / Dave Bennett Quartet
Tonight on One Detroit: Frances Kai – Hwa Wang Will Glover talks to journalist, activist,...Read More
Will Glover talks with Kevin Dewey – Director of choirs and Vocal Music Instructor at Henry Ford College about The Dearborn Symphony, Vanguard Voices from Henry Ford College, and Dearborn’s Players in a holiday musical gift to the community.Read More
Peter Whorf + Yuval Sharon interview about Michigan Opera Theatre stepping off the stage to bring audiences theatre in a way they’ve never seen by presenting the opera in the MOTs parking structure.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Detroit rec centers are open again, as residents rejoiceby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
The City of Detroit reopened four of its recreation centers this week after closing them down 18 months ago amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mackinac panelists: Reparations are the path to economic prosperityby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Equity experts joined the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss how systemic racism has perpetuated the racial wealth gap in Michigan and how reparative policy can reverse those outcomes.
- Poll shows Michigan taxpayers willing to pay for children’s educationby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Support for education was a leading topic on the first day of the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference. A recent poll supported by the Skillman Foundation shows Michiganders are willing to pay more in taxes for their children’s education.
- Preliminary investigation: GLWA not at fault for metro Detroit floodsby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis | Bridge Detroit)
Great Lakes Water Authority officials say they aren’t at fault for the floods that have plagued Detroit and some suburbs this summer, but they’re updating procedures anyway.
- Bus riders fearful as DDOT looks to cut routesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman | Bridge Detroit)
Detroit officials say reducing bus service will make transportation more reliable. Residents and transit advocates say they want more service, not less.
- WATCH: Australia prime minister touts global alliances at U.N. General Assembly
A recent announcement was made that the U.S., as part of a new alliance with Britain and Australia, would equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines -- killing a deal that Australia had with France to buy diesel-powered subs.
- WATCH: Pakistan prime minister says world must strengthen Taliban government instead of isolating it
Imran Khan told the annual United Nations General Assembly that the only way to stabilize Afghanistan is to support the Taliban government and hold it accountable.
- WATCH: New Zealand prime minister calls COVID the 'ultimate disrupter'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday -- opting not to travel to the United States amid the pandemic.