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Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

One Detroit offers exclusive daily interviews and updates on how the community is responding and how to keep your family safe during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Electoral College and The National Popular Vote

The Electoral College and The National Popular Vote

Bill Kubota reports on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact – a way to make the popular vote count while maintaining the Electoral College when electing the President of the United States.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 31

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 31

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

High School in a Pandemic

High School in a Pandemic

Christy McDonald catches up with PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs students Isaac, Mackenzie, and Emily about how school has changed when it comes to learning virtually and interactions with friends and teachers.

Michigan Senate Race: Down to the Wire

Michigan Senate Race: Down to the Wire

One Detroit contributors, Stephen Henderson from American Black Journal, and Nolan Finley from The Detroit News talk about the Gary Peters / John James Michigan Senate race.

Black Voices Change Lives

Black Voices Change Lives

Stephen Henderson talks with the President of the Detroit NAACP, Rev. Wendell Anthony, about the importance of this year’s election to the African American community.

What’s on the Mind of Militia Groups?

What’s on the Mind of Militia Groups?

One Detroit’s Will Glover sits down with Dr. Amy Cooter, Vanderbilt Sociology lecturer and expert on U.S. domestic militias and related nostalgic groups.

Know your voting rights

Know your voting rights

Still have questions about voting in-person or via absentee ballot? One Detroit talks with ACLU Voting Rights Strategist, Sharon Dolente, and Heaster Wheeler, Asst. Secretary of State for MI, about what voters should know about making their ballot count in the November 3rd 2020 Election.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 30

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 30

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 29

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 29

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Deep Cover: The Drug Wars

Deep Cover: The Drug Wars

Detroit Public TV’s Marty Fischhoff interviews Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jake Halpern, about his first podcast, “Deep Cover: The Drug Wars.”

Why the Auto Show Moved to Fall 2021

Why the Auto Show Moved to Fall 2021

Nolan Finley talked with Rod Alberts, Executive Director of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, about what the re-envisioned North American International Auto Show will look like as an outdoor show and why the move to fall.

Ozzie Rivera: A Lifetime of Music

Ozzie Rivera: A Lifetime of Music

One Detroit’s Bill Kubota sat down with Ozzie Rivera to talk about the origins of his passion for music and celebrating culture, memories of drum circles in Clark Park and his outlook on salsa’s longevity.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 28

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 28

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

The High Cost of Freeways

The High Cost of Freeways

One Detroit Associate Producer, Will Glover, takes a look at why Detroit’s highways are a relic of structural racism, what that means, and what we can do to reckon with the past

WATCH: COVID313 Community Voting Rights Town Hall

WATCH: COVID313 Community Voting Rights Town Hall

Learn everything you need to know about exercising your right to vote on Election Day – featuring Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Detroit Month of Design with Design Core Detroit

Detroit Month of Design with Design Core Detroit

One Detroit’s Will Glover interviews Olga Stella, Executive Director of Design Core Detroit and Kiana Wenzell, Director of Culture and Community about the 10 year anniversary of Detroit Month of Design. 

Making special education work during the pandemic

Making special education work during the pandemic

During One Detroit’s Education Special: School Daze, the team took a look at how special education is being handled in districts, by getting a sense of teacher, parent, and administrative perspectives.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 27

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 27

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

The State of Our Schools

The State of Our Schools

Stephen Henderson talks with Erin Einhorn of NBC News and Chastity Pratt, Education Bureau Chief at The Wall Street Journal, about the biggest issues facing not only local districts but also nationwide as students go back to school.

How COVID-19 is changing college for good

How COVID-19 is changing college for good

Christy talks with New York Times bestselling author and higher education journalist, Jeffrey Selingo, about how changes to higher ed during COVID-19 could influence how students think about college going forward.

Senator Gary Peters and John James Town Hall

Senator Gary Peters and John James Town Hall

Nolan Finley of the Detroit News and Stephen Henderson of American Black Journal talked with both Senate candidates, John James and Senator Gary Peters this week in townhall conversations.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 26

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 26

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Detroit Jazz City

Detroit Jazz City

Catch a first glimpse of “Detroit Jazz City,” the upcoming half hour DPTV documentary on Detroit’s role in helping introduce jazz music to the world.

Smashing Suicide Among Black Youth

Smashing Suicide Among Black Youth

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Stephen talks with the founder of a non-profit that has launched a campaign to reduce the rising rates of suicide among young Black boys ages 5-12.

Restoring Civility to Our Campaign Conversations

Restoring Civility to Our Campaign Conversations

One Detroit contributors, Nolan Finley of The Detroit News and Stephen Henderson of “American Black Journal” talk about what civility really means when it comes to discussions about politics in an intensely polarized time.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 25

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 25

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Clawson: One city under a pandemic, part 2

Clawson: One city under a pandemic, part 2

In the second of a series of reports, One Detroit’s Bill Kubota and Chris Jordan, past and current Clawson residents, see how the city is lending its support to keep things going during the pandemic.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 24

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 24

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Returning to School: Students’ Hopes & Concerns

Returning to School: Students’ Hopes & Concerns

In collaboration with the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, DPTV’s One Detroit will have student reporters from four Detroit-area schools tell stories through video of what life is like at schools right now during COVID-19.

Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

Seven Last Words of the Unarmed

University of Michigan’s Director of Choirs, Dr. Eugene Rogers, sits down with Aaron Dworkin of Arts Engines for a conversation about the powerful choral work that pays tribute to African American men killed by police or other authority figures.

The Detroit Area Agency on Aging

The Detroit Area Agency on Aging

A report from the Detroit Area Agency on Aging reveals alarming statistics about mortality rates for older people in the Detroit area.

The high cost of high water

The high cost of high water

A Great Lakes Now report takes a look at the city of South Haven, MI, where the costs from high water damage are estimated to top $20 million.

Detroit COVID-19 Memorial Day

Detroit COVID-19 Memorial Day

The loved ones of Detroiters lost to COVID-19 had a chance to have memorial processions on Belle Isle, where the City of Detroit has set up hundreds of billboards honoring victims of the coronavirus.

Detroit Jazz Fest 2020 doesn’t miss a beat

Detroit Jazz Fest 2020 doesn’t miss a beat

Stephen Henderson talks with Chris Collins, Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation president and artistic director, in conjunction with Rocket Mortgage Director of Community Sponsorships Jasmin DeForrest.

The fight for better pay at nursing homes

The fight for better pay at nursing homes

Last week, plans for a strike at some Detroit area nursing homes was avoided because of a restraining order and actions by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. One Detroit hears from one nursing home worker who has been on the job for more than 20 years.

Silent Heroes: Michael Payne, Jr.

Silent Heroes: Michael Payne, Jr.

Tara Hardy, Manager of Education Initiatives at DPTV, interviews Michael Payne Jr., President of Black Male Educators Alliance of Michigan, about the challenges Black men face in pursuing careers in education and more.

The M-Response Corps Responds to COVID-19

The M-Response Corps Responds to COVID-19

One Detroit talks with two U-M medical students, Clare Anderson and Ali Hammoud, about their experience, how it felt to have their routines upended all virtually overnight, and what they did to respond to this new and unfamiliar situation.

Sila: The Breath of the World

Sila: The Breath of the World

In their first live concert since March, John Luther Adams’ “Sila: The Breath of the World” will be presented with 32 professional musicians filling The Quad at Cranbrook Upper School. Peter Whorf from WRCJ finds out more.

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom of Henry Ford Health System talks about the governor’s declaration of racism as a public health crisis and what it means for the community.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 22

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 22

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Return to Learn

Return to Learn

Christy caught up with Amber Arellano, who is the Executive Director of the Education Trust Midwest, for what the beginning of the school year will look like for Michigan.

COVID-19 Round the World

COVID-19 Round the World

One Detroit’s Bill Kubota talks to a doctor in Sweden, a teacher in Tokyo and an artist in New Zealand about how other countries are dealing with COVID-19.

X marks the art

X marks the art

AXD and Living X reflects on Detroit’s legacy and evolutions throughout the city, while examining what it means to be both artists and residents of Detroit at this transformative moment.

Equity in the Arts

Equity in the Arts

Stephen talks with Nate Wallace from Knight Foundation’s Detroit office about an op-ed he wrote indicating the need for Black Detroiters to have more access to the arts.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 21

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 21

Please join the COVID313 Virtual Town Hall for Families and Students every Thursday starting at noon, featuring experts talking about coronavirus, education and school updates, accessing basic needs, and keeping your family healthy.

Sundown towns: Then and now

Sundown towns: Then and now

One Detroit talked with BridgeDetroit’s Bryce Huffman, about his recent report on how many Detroit suburbs are wrestling with their legacy of being sundown towns that carried out anti-black policies.

Policing, the community & schools

Policing, the community & schools

Stephen Henderson talked with Misha Stallworth, Detroit Public Schools board member, and Sherry McRill, President and CEO of Northeast Integrated Health, about strategies to support the police and the public.

The paywall cometh, this week

The paywall cometh, this week

The Detroit News and Free Press start delivering some of their news by paid subscription starting Wednesday August 12.

Detroit, a pandemic and the census

Detroit, a pandemic and the census

Victoria Kovari is leading the charge on the 2020 Detroit Census and talks to One Detroit about the challenges of getting more people to participate in the middle of a pandemic.

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 20

COVID313 Community Coalition Virtual Town Hall Week 20

Detroit Public Health Director Denise Fair and Wayne County Acting Health Department Director Carol Austenberry have the latest on what tests are most effective and what you should do if you haven’t been tested yet or need to get the test again.

Clawson: One city under a pandemic

Clawson: One city under a pandemic

In the wake of the pandemic – how does a town cope? One Detroit looks at the challenges for retailers in the city of Clawson, nestled between Royal Oak and Troy in southeast Oakland County.

Reopening Wayne State University

Reopening Wayne State University

Stephen Henderson spoke with Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson about the university’s plans to reopen in the midst of COVID-19.

The importance of workplace diversity

The importance of workplace diversity

Communications and marketing consultants Mark Lee and Karen Dumas and Trina Scott, Chief Diversity Officer at Rock Ventures, highlight the importance of businesses having a diverse workforce.

Celebrating Student Milestones

Celebrating Student Milestones

A look at how communities across Metro Detroit have given their graduating seniors the applause they deserve during the pandemic.

An Old School Deli dilemma

An Old School Deli dilemma

Steve Morse is once more dispensing corned beef on rye at his Roseville deli after a three-month COVID-19 shutdown.

CCH Pounder, Actress and Art Collector

CCH Pounder, Actress and Art Collector

Most of us recognize award-winning actress CCH Pounder for her many television and movie roles. But what you may not know is that she’s also an avid art collector. 

Systemic Racism Roundtable

Systemic Racism Roundtable

Christy, Stephen and Nolan discuss systemic racism, the impact of the police brutality protests that are still occurring nationwide, and the increase in violence in some cities.

Black Lives Matter Detroit: “Our House Is on Fire”

Black Lives Matter Detroit: “Our House Is on Fire”

One Detroit spent some time this week with Black Lives Matter Detroit’s John Sloan III, talking about a full page ad that appeared in the Detroit Free Press over the July Fourth weekend listing demands to change policing and more.

Carmen Williams: Single Mom and COVID-19 Survivor

Carmen Williams: Single Mom and COVID-19 Survivor

After Carmen Williams, a single mom in Southwest Detroit tested positive for COVID-19, doctors told her to go home and self-quarantine from her young kids all while living under the same roof.

Fighting fatbergs

Fighting fatbergs

In 2019, a 19-ton glob of garbage and waste clogged a southeast Michigan sewer. Called a “fatberg,” the blockage was made of fats, oils and greases bound together mainly by disposable wipes.

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