Watch One Detroit every Thursday at 7:30pm ET on Detroit Public TV.
Thornetta Davis: Christy McDonald talks with Detroit Blues & R&B singer Thornetta Davis about working during the pandemic, her career working with artists such as Etta James, to Gladys Knight, to Bob Seger and the recent song with Jeff Daniels “I Am America” featured in a Georgia Senate Election Ad
Honoring Detroit Legends Mary Wilson & Charles McGee: Detroit recently lost two iconic artists–Mary Wilson (The Supremes) and Charles McGee. Wilson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was an author, and fiercely loved Detroit. Charles McGee’s artwork can be seen all around the city. Wilson appeared on Detroit Black Journal in 1986, and McGee talks about his work in his own words in a recent Detroit Performs segment.
Rochelle Riley + Dave Wagner: Dave Wagner talks to the Director of Arts and Culture for the city of Detroit, Rochelle Riley about the year-long “Undefeated” initiative and her new book that harnesses the cuteness of children dressed as Historical Black figures accompanied by short essays about these historical heavy hitters.
Interfaith Tour: Islam: In this installment of the interfaith tours, we learn the core values, customs, roles women play and more about Islam.