For National Mental Health Awareness Month, host Stephen Henderson talks with Eric Doeh, President & CEO of Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN), about the pandemic’s impact on mental health, the stigma of mental illness in the Black community, economic barriers and health disparities affecting minorities, and access to mental healthcare services.Read More
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POV | Academy Award-Nominated Documentary ‘Who Killed Vincent Chin?’ to Get Special Encore Showing June 20
POV, now in its 35th year as America’s longest-running independent documentary series, will present a special encore presentation of the gripping 1987 Academy Award® nominated film, “Who Killed Vincent Chin?”, by filmmakers Christine Choy and Renee Tajima-Peña, on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 10 p.m. ET.Read More
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance masters student and saxophonist Valentin Kovalev performs ‘The Great Gate of Kyiv’ with friend and Ukrainian pianist Alexander Polyakov for a Ukraine Benefit Concert.Read More
5/16/22: One Detroit – Ukraine Benefit Concert, Bassist Marion Hayden, AAPI Story Series, TeMaTe Dance Performance
This week, One Detroit Arts & Culture Producer Sarah Smith talks with two Russian University of Michigan music students about organizing a benefit concert for Ukraine. WRCJ host Cecelia Sharpe talks with Detroit jazz bassist Marion Hayden. We revisit our AAPI Story Series, where two friends’ conversations about race deepen after the death of George Floyd. Plus, the TeMaTe dance group brings afro-rooted traditions to the Marygrove Theatre stage.Read More
One Detroit Senior Producer connects with University of Michigan Law Professor Michigan Barbara McQuade about a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests the court’s majority favors overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that granted the federal protection of abortion rights and what overturning the decision could mean for Michigan’s abortion laws.Read More
A new exhibit series at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) celebrates and uplifts Black artists from Detroit and the works they have created. Producer Eden Sabolboro tells the story of Detroit-native Sterling Toles, whose creative works can be seen on display at MOCAD’s new spring/summer 2022 exhibit series.Read More
Grammy-Winning Cuban Pianist Jesús “Chucho” Valdés Discusses Detroit Jazz Fest 2022 Artist Residency
Renowned Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader Jesús “Chucho” Valdés, 80, has amassed...Read More
What have the weeks after 26-year-old African immigrant Patrick Lyoya was fatally shot by a white Grand Rapids police officer looked like for Grand Rapids? Host Stephen Henderson sits down with leaders from the Greater Grand Rapids NAACP and Black Lives Matter Detroit to discuss the ramifications of the tragic incident on the Grand Rapids community.Read More
City of Detroit, Community Partners Announce Four-Day Event to Commemorate 40th Anniversary of Vincent Chin Murder
One Detroit’s Bill Kubota takes viewers to Detroit’s former Chinatown on Cass Avenue for an announcement from the City of Detroit, Detroit Public Television and other community partners about the four-day Vincent Chin 40th Remembrance & Rededication. Leaders recount the tragic history of Vincent Chin’s murder and the importance of the event as the AAPI community continues to fight for equality.Read More
5/02/22: One Detroit – Lost Constellations, Merit School of Music, Filipino Supper Club, Dave Bennett Quartet
Originally posted on August 2, 2021. Updated on May 2, 2022. This Week on One Detroit, Arts &...Read More
Detroit Mayor Duggan to Highlight Upcoming Vincent Chin 40th Event and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan joins Asian American community leaders for a news conference to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and to announce plans for the Vincent Chin 40th Remembrance & Rededication in Detroit’s historic Chinatown.Read More
WRCJ 90.9 FM host Cecelia Sharpe sits down with Kris Johnson to talk about his upcoming role in and excitement for the Paradise Jazz Series Big Band debut concert. Plus, the duo discusses Detroit’s rich jazz history in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month in April.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Asphalt plant still can’t be built in Detroit because of pollution worriesby Jena Brooker and Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Grandmont-Rosedale residents came together to oppose an asphalt plant in their residential community – again.
- Detroit cops to deploy more cameras to ID vehiclesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The technology will enable crime center analysts to search by geographic area and by the make, model and body style of vehicles as well as the presence of racks or bumper stickers and vehicle history.
- Higher definition cameras could curb freeway shootings, Detroit chief saysby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
White said if the department gets access to higher quality freeway cameras, they would only be used to fight part one violent crimes, which includes fatal and non-fatal shootings.
- City Council wants driver bonuses, low-income fare for DDOT ridersby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
DDOT has held public input sessions in recent weeks to discuss how it should spend $51 million in federal rescue dollars.
- Detroit Parks and Rec is staffing up for summerby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The City of Detroit’s Parks and Recreation department is hoping to hire Detroiters as lifeguards, play leaders and more for summer jobs in their neighborhoods.
- Madison Cawthorn concedes in North Carolina Republican primary
Cawthorn faced negative publicity for speeding and gun violations, as well as for calling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy a "thug." And his initial decision to run for reelection elsewhere -- only to switch back -- didn't sit well with many locals.
- Trump pick Doug Mastriano wins Pennsylvania GOP primary
Doug Mastriano has won the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania governor, overcoming an eleventh-hour push by the state's GOP political establishment to consolidate support around an alternative in the crowded primary.
- Craig Greenberg wins Democratic nod for Louisville mayor soon after surviving shooting attempt
Craig Greenberg has won the Democratic primary for mayor of Louisville, months after surviving a shooting attempt at a campaign office.