As part of Asthma Awareness Month, the University of Public Health School of Michigan is co-organizing a Virtual City Hall with COVID313. The discussion will focus on air and asthma pollution, and includes presentations on changes in the Air quality in Detroit during the COVID-19 outbreak, discussions on cumulative risk and health impact assessments, and current actions being taken in Detroit to improve air and health quality.
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News From Around Detroit
- Warren amputee who helped others with disabilities died of COVID-19by Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Dale Stern used his talent to help design handicap-accessible vehicles and prosthetics.
- Small in size but big in heart: Mount Clemens woman who died of COVID lived life to the fullestby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Orella Sliker loved to travel and play pennies at the casino. Her motto was: "Live it up, you can't take it with you!"
- Ferris State professor says he was fired after anti-Semitic, homophobic tweetsby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Professor Thomas Brennan said he was fired from Ferris State. He was placed on administrative leave by the university for his comments on Twitter.
- Delayed Census data is causing problem for Michigan redistricting commissionby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Michigan's first-ever, independent redistricting commission faces an unprecedented delay in the Census data needed to draw the new political maps.
- 34-year-old barricaded gunman shot by police in Royal Oak after father-son disputeby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Royal Oak police responded to calls of a violent dispute between father and his 34-year-old son, who was armed and intoxicated.
- Golden Globe leaders vow to add diverse voices
The leaders of the organization that gives out the Golden Globes is vowing change, and diversity, after reports that the group has no Black voting members.
- Trump calls for GOP unity, says he won't start another party
Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party unity in a speech at a conservative political conference, even as he exacerbated its divisions and made clear he intended to remain a dominant force in the party.
- Why this small, Black-owned bookstore is hallowed ground for some
Many Black-owned independent bookstores experienced a surge in sales this past summer after the George Floyd protests ignited more interest in learning about Black history, white supremacy, and systemic racism. Marcus Books is the oldest Black-owned bookstore in the country, serving its community for 60 years and weathering many changes.