Wendell Watkins is a Detroit mailman who has served his community for over 30 years. DETROIT 48202 follows Watkins on his route as he talks with neighbors about the rapid changes affecting their home. Their personal stories shed light on the fight for housing justice, the legacy of industrial and political disinvestment, and a confluence of events and failed policies that resulted in Detroit’s bankruptcy. Despite the economic decline, the community carries on a legacy of activism—urban farms, artist collectives, schools and more—while offering creative solutions to reimagine a more inclusive and equitable city.

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