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12/12/19: One Detroit – Chalkbeat Detroit / Governor Whitmer / Zebra Fish

One Detroit and Chalkbeat Detroit continue a special yearlong series following a group of Detroit high school graduates navigating their way through their first year in college. This week’s report looks at how university support services provide the students with much-needed assistance.

12/15/19: American Black Journal – Preserving Black Spaces / Shrine of the Black Madonna

Stephen talks with marketing specialist Eric Thomas about his recent Detroit Free Press guest  column on the need to preserve Black spaces in Detroit as the city continues to go through a major transformation. Plus, we’ll get an advance look at the redevelopment plans for Detroit’s historic Shrine of the Black Madonna Bookstore & Cultural Center.

How the Homewreckers hit Detroit

Who benefited from the foreclosure crisis? Reveal reporter, Aaron Glantz, wanted to know. The details are in Glantz’s book, “Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream”. He sat down for an interview with Sarah Alvarez of Outlier Media, who’s been covering the foreclosure crisis in Detroit.

Detroit Youth Choir

Stephen talks with Detroit Youth Choir Manager LaVell Nero, Theater Coach Kyle Sammy, and DYC member Imari Carl about the group’s sudden rise to fame as runners up on “America’s Got Talent.” We’ll hear what’s next for the choir. 

Better Made Potato Chips

One Detroit takes a look at the history of Better Made potato chips in this excerpt from Detroit Public TV’s “Detroit Remember When: Made in the Motor City” documentary.

STEM Careers

Michelle Reaves, Executive Director at DAPCEP stops by and tells us what’s new for students enrolled in the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program as they explore the STEM careers of the future.Featured Image: Preparing for the careers of the future,...

State of the Region Report

Christy gives viewers highlights of the Detroit Regional Chamber’s just released State of the Region report.

Election 2020: Macomb County

One Detroit kicks off Detroit Public Television’s Election 2020 coverage with a special report from our first community conversation in the city of Warren. Plus, Christy, Stephen and Nolan talk about the significance of Macomb County in next year’s election and what we can expect to happen in Michigan leading up to the March primary.

12/8/19: American Black Journal – Detroit Youth Choir / DAPCEP

Stephen talks with Detroit Youth Choir Manager LaVell Nero, Theater Coach Kyle Sammy, and DYC member Imari Carl about the group’s sudden rise to fame as runners up on “America’s Got Talent.” We’ll hear what’s next for the choir. Plus, we’ll learn what’s new for students enrolled in the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program — or DAPCEP — as they explore the STEM careers of the future.

“My Girl” 55th Anniversary

The song that first put Motown’s Temptations at the top of the charts turns 55 years old. Cheryl Ruffin Robinson, David Ruffin‘s Daughter and LaMont Robinson, Founder & CEO, National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame are here to talk about the anniversary celebration for “My Girl.”

Kuzzo’s Chicken and Waffles

Stephen talks with former Detroit Lions cornerback Ron Bartell, owner of the popular Detroit restaurant Kuzzo’s Chicken and Waffles, about the growing restaurant scene in the city and the challenges in the industry of finding and keeping good staff.

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