As the Detroit 1967 riots began, a revelation was brewing in the city, and what rose from the ashes of the rebellion has ultimately shaped the city and how it functions today. In Dominique Morisseau’s production of “Detroit ’67,” the questions of race, social justice and progress that took center stage during the 1967 riots turn inward to see how the civil disturbance intertwined and impacted the lives of one African American family.Read More
Category: 1967 Detroit-Uprising
Aug 14, 2019
Nolan and Stephen offer their thoughts on the political battle brewing in Oakland County over who will fill the term of the late County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, plus they debate the impact the trade war with China is having in Michigan.Read More
Jul 17, 2019
At a recent community meeting in the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, the One Detroit team, along with our partners at CDAD (Community Development Advocates of Detroit), got to hear about the real issues the Southwest Detroit community is facing. Watch this excerpt of their conversation as they respond to the Trump administration’s proposed ICE raids on immigrant communities.Read More
Jan 11, 2019
Students that apply and are accepted into program will have the chance to learn about design thinking and how history informs the future as well as meet and learn with Detroit Historical Society staff and Detroit 67 Project Community Partners. Applications are due by February 1st, 2019.Read More
Feb 7, 2018
At our latest roadshow, American Black Journal | African Americans: Telling Our Story, Stephen...Read More
Feb 7, 2018
New American Black Journal Roadshow – African Americans: Telling Our Story As American Black...Read More
Sep 17, 2017
On the next American Black Journal: The historical society for the country’s first Black owned and operated television station, WGPR, launches a series of screenings and talkbacks with filmmakers. The first documentary...Read More
Jul 25, 2017
On July 10th at the Joseph Walker Williams Center Stephen Henderson hosted a intimate...Read More
Jul 16, 2017
On the next American Black Journal: What effect did the mass media have on the 1967 Detroit...Read More
Jul 9, 2017
On the next American Black Journal: The Michigan Chronicle celebrates a milestone anniversary for...Read More
Jun 25, 2017
On the next American Black Journal: The new superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community...Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Art behind bars: U-M program is changing lives of Michigan inmatesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Artwork from current and former inmates is on display through Sunday in the Free Your Mind: Art and Incarceration in Michigan exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
- With a new director coming soon, what’s the state of DDOT?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit Department of Transportation leader Mikel Oglesby is leaving at the close of October, prompting some advocates and union officials to worry about DDOT’s future. Oglesby and city leaders say plans will stay on track.
- Metro Detroit students start new school year with familiar challenges, fresh solutionsby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Orlando Bailey, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press and Micah Walker (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The 2023-24 year marks the fourth full school year since the pandemic started, and offers the state’s public schools an opportunity to recalibrate academic recovery programs, tackle mental health issues, and address longstanding problems.
- New school year and new challenges on the first day of school in metro Detroitby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Orlando Bailey and Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
As the new school year begins in Detroit Public Schools Community District and others across Michigan, students face familiar challenges — with the promise of fresh solutions.
- Eastside Community Network regroups after center rammed by pickup truckby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Benjamin Noah Weinstein, a 42-year-old white Detroiter, is charged with six felonies in connection with the Aug. 19 incident that damaged the longtime community center with a predominately Black membership
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- Rep. George Santos expelled from House in a bipartisan vote
The vote to expel was 311-114.
- For the first time, more Americans believe death penalty is applied unfairly, report finds
Whether the public's waning support for the death penalty and the declining number of executions and death sentences will ultimately result in the abolition of capital punishment in the U.S. remains uncertain, experts said.