Detroit Future City CEO, Anika Goss, talks with One Detroit contributor and American Black Journal host, Stephen Henderson, about the latest findings in the annual report about Detroit’s economic equity. The bottom line isn’t good—especially when it comes to education and employment equity. In addition to the findings, Goss also brings up recommendations for moving forward.
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News From Around Detroit
- Building a legacy in Detroit for Black-owned spiritsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Black liquor companies face barriers in access to capital, navigating an industry dominated by white men, and learning the legal aspects of distribution.
- Detroit’s buses are rolling, but are they reliable?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit’s Bryce Huffman took the Mack Avenue bus along with District 4 Councilwoman Latisha Johnson to get rider feedback on DDOT’s biggest challenges.
- Starting pay for Detroit police officers to rise by $10K under tentative dealby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit’s police force set to get significant raises, boost in starting pay under a set of tentative contracts headed to union members.
- Here’s what Detroit’s police chief is doing in the neighborhoodsby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Police Chief James White is walking a mile in city communities each week. Listen to find out where and why.
- Detroit has plenty of land. Do residents have equal access?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Discussions are ramping up over strategies to best serve Detroit and ensure long-time residents have a stake in ownership, vision for vacant land.
- Drug gang kills 20 in town hall massacre in southern Mexico
A drug gang has shot to death 20 people, including a mayor and his father in the mountains of southern Mexico. A video posted on social media showed men identifying themselves as the Tequileros gang claiming responsibility for the shooting in the state of Guerrero.
- WATCH: Activists from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine win Nobel Peace Prize
The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2022 prize to imprisoned Belarus rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian group Memorial and the Ukrainian organization Center for Civil Liberties, a strong rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin whose invasion of Ukraine has outraged the international community and highlighted his authoritarian rule.
- Biden says nuclear 'Armageddon' at highest risk since Cuban Missile Crisis
Speaking at a fundraiser Thursday for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Biden said Putin was "not joking when he talks about the use of tactical nuclear weapons or biological or chemical weapons."