News From Around Detroit
- Meet Detroit’s other ‘people mover,’ Michael Cunningham IIby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Cunningham has spent a decade advocating for transit justice in Detroit, but that isn’t his biggest fight. He’s also encountered homelessness, incarceration and mental health challenges.
- Detroit police board selects candidates for secretary, chief investigatorby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BOPC picked Victoria Shah, who formerly ran for a seat on the commission, and Jerome Warfield Sr., a west side pastor and an ex-chair of the board.
- Building Black wealth and opportunity with intentionby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his seminal ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.
- Working for a better Detroitby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit contributor Olivia Lewis reflects on our transition to in-person engagement, policing, inclusive development and the will of Detroit’s voters.
- A point of gratitudeby Orlando Bailey (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
BridgeDetroit’s Orlando Bailey reflects on our newsroom engagement in 2022 and plans to build continued community connection next year.
- Americans' faith in banks hit low after failures, says AP-NORC poll
Only 10 percent of U.S. adults say they have significant confidence in the nation's banks and financial institutions, a new poll finds. That is down from the 22 percent who said they had high confidence in banks in 2020.
- WATCH LIVE: White House holds news briefing after Fed announces decision on interest rates
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Piere will hold a news briefing on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve meets to decide on raising interest rates while grappling with a hazier economic picture, clouded by turmoil in the banking industry and still-high inflation.
- New Arkansas law restricts school bathroom use by transgender people
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a new law prohibiting transgender people at public schools from using the restroom of their choice.