Category: Racial Disparity

Artificial intelligence’s impact on the workforce: A conversation with the Workforce Intelligence Network

Artificial intelligence has entered the workforce, but the full implications on the labor market are yet to be seen. Early signs point to white collar jobs being the most impacted, according to a conversation with the Workforce Intelligence Network. Workforce Intelligence Network Senior Economic Research Analyst Kevin Cranick talks with One Detroit Producer Will Glover about generative AI in the workforce.

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2024 Mackinac Policy Conference focuses on ‘Bridging the Future Together’ with collaboration across divides

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference is set to take place next week, May 28-31, bringing together business, policy and community leaders to discuss Michigan’s biggest issues. This year’s theme is “Bridging the Future Together.” One Detroit contributor Zoe Clark talks with Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah and this year’s conference chair Suzanne Shank.

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One Detroit Weekend: May 24, 2024

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff for summer. Celebrate You can spend it at the St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Day 2024 at the War Memorial. Plus, there’s the Novi BBQ Fest, the Ya’ssoo Greek Festival, and Movement Music Festival returns to Hart Plaza. Contributors Cecelia Sharpe and Dave Wagner of 90.9 WRCJ share more events coming up on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion names new co-executive director, announces name change

The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion has announced longtime community organizer and author Yusef Bunchy Shakur as the nonprofit’s new co-executive director. The nonprofit also plans to change its name to the Michigan Roundtable for Just Communities to better reflect the nonprofit’s mission. Host Stephen Henderson talks with Shakur about his new appointment and the name change.

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The Wright Museum opens ‘Double ID’ exhibit from TV actress, art collector CCH Pounder

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History has opened “Double ID,” a new art exhibit featuring 54 works from the private collection of acclaimed actress CCH Pounder. Running through Oct. 20, the exhibit delves into the representation of Black men through the lens of W.E.B. Du Bois’ theory of “double consciousness.” Stephen Henderson talks with Pounder about the works in her exhibit.

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One Detroit Weekend: May 17, 2024

Spring is in full swing, and it’s time to beautify your outdoor spaces with flowers from Eastern Market’s Flower Day. Plus, Motor City Comic Con is coming to the Suburban Collection Showplace. And, check out performances like “Between Riverside and Crazy” at the Detroit Repertory Theatre, Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s “Love Earth” tour at Pine Knob Music Theatre and more on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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Stigma, shortage of psychiatrists further exacerbates mental health disparities in the Black community

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and “American Black Journal” examines the unique challenges the Black community faces in navigating mental health issues. Carlynn Nichols, senior director of behavioral health at CNS Healthcare, talks about the mental health challenges facing children, individuals and families today and a growing shortage of psychiatrists and other mental health professionals.

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One Detroit Weekend: May 10, 2024

Celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend with performances, a pottery event and more. You can also celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Detroit’s Eastern Market. Plus, don’t miss “The Cunning Little Vixen” at Detroit Opera. Contributors Dave Wagner and Cecelia Sharpe of 90.9 WRCJ share what else is coming up on “One Detroit Weekend.”

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