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Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation fundraises to support Hurricane Fiona relief in Puerto Rico

Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation fundraises to support Hurricane Fiona relief in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September, Southwest Detroit residents quickly came together at the weekly Fantazma Market, hosted by the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, to raise funds for disaster relief. One Detroit’s Chris Jordan took a visit to Fantazma Market’s Salsa Bachata night for an inside look at the weekly market turned fundraiser for Puerto Rico.

Detroit’s home repair crisis: Homeowners face high costs, eligibility barriers to fix homes

Detroit’s home repair crisis: Homeowners face high costs, eligibility barriers to fix homes

In partnership with “American Black Journal,” BridgeDetroit reporter Malachi Barrett talks with Detroit residents about the difficulty of getting major problems fixed at their homes. They talk about the cost-prohibitive barriers homeowners face, like banks turning residents down for loans, and the eligibility requirements for Detroit’s home repair program.

Detroit’s home repair crisis: The impact of disinvestment in Detroit’s neighborhoods

Detroit’s home repair crisis: The impact of disinvestment in Detroit’s neighborhoods

Stephen Henderson hosts a roundtable discussion exploring the impact home repair needs are having on residents and neighborhoods. He talks with city officials, the Eastside Community Network, and a BridgeDetroit reporter about the city’s home repair program, Renew Detroit, and the negative impacts that homes in disrepair have on property values and generational wealth.

BridgeDetroit’s Bryce Huffman discusses Detroit’s BLM settlement, flood recovery efforts and 3D-printed homes

BridgeDetroit’s Bryce Huffman discusses Detroit’s BLM settlement, flood recovery efforts and 3D-printed homes

A lot happened in October in Detroit. One Detroit producer Will Glover sits down with BridgeDetroit reporter Bryce Huffman to talk about the latest news, including a $1 million lawsuit settlement with Detroit Will Breathe, plans for $57.6 million in flood recovery funds and mitigation efforts, and the first 3D printed home being built for Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood.

From Newscasts to Podcasts: Are Consumers’ Media Diets Changing? 

From Newscasts to Podcasts: Are Consumers’ Media Diets Changing? 

As traditional media outlets like local newspapers and television stations make way for newer forms of news consumption through podcasts, online coverage and citizen reporters who document public meetings, are consumers’ media diets changing with the digital age? One Detroit senior producer Bill Kubota examines how journalists and news outlets are adapting to an evolving media diet.

Detroit’s State of the Hood Summit Brings Civic, Community Leaders Together to Talk About Gun Violence

Detroit’s State of the Hood Summit Brings Civic, Community Leaders Together to Talk About Gun Violence

Detroit’s State of the Hood summit returned this year to talk about solutions for stopping gun violence. Producer Marcus Green takes viewers to the 2022 summit to hear what religious, civic and community leaders have to say about gun violence in Detroit. Plus, summit participants explore the current resources and investments needed to stop gun violence involving inner city neighborhood youth.

Detroit Artists Market Marks 90th Anniversary With Special Multigenerational Exhibit

Detroit Artists Market Marks 90th Anniversary With Special Multigenerational Exhibit

The Detroit Artists Market is celebrating its 90th birthday with a new, multigenerational exhibit featuring several artists who have honed their skills in Detroit. The special anniversary exhibition, titled “Detroit Expat Artists: Homecoming,” showcases a variety of artists working in different media and genres over the last 50 years. Host Stephen Henderson talks with co-curator Stephanie James.

Black Midwest Symposium in Detroit Focuses on Unique Midwest Challenges, Solutions

Black Midwest Symposium in Detroit Focuses on Unique Midwest Challenges, Solutions

The second biennial Black Midwest Symposium convenes in Detroit, exploring the unique challenges of African Americans in the Midwest and Rust Belt. Host Stephen Henderson talks with Marquis Taylor, one of the event’s planning committee members, to learn more about the goal of the Oct. 20-22, 2022 symposium, this year’s theme— Presence and Protest, and the notable speakers participating.

Detroit Bass Day Marks 9th Annual Celebration With The Temptations Tribute, Spoken Word Poetry

Detroit Bass Day Marks 9th Annual Celebration With The Temptations Tribute, Spoken Word Poetry

The 9th annual Detroit Bass Day celebrates the 50th recording anniversary of the song “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone,” made famous by The Temptations, with fifty bass players coming together in front of the Motown Museum to play its iconic bass line. Producer Daijah Moss visits the celebration at the Motown Museum to learn more about the annual gathering and this year’s theme of exploring family life and fatherhood.

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