University District neighbors will pay an annual fee for seven years to supplement security and snow plowing.
The YMCA’s free swimming courses expand with the goal of aiding more Black children in Detroit who have faced barriers in learning to swim.
Detroit and Michigan State Police will enforce restrictions affecting parks and streets around the downtown and the riverfront for the 2022 Ford Fireworks.
For Black women, a ban on abortion could mean a 33% jump in maternal mortality. In majority-Black Detroit, an end to the constitutional right is expected to create worse outcomes.
Detroit woman’s experience of growing up when abortions were illegal and why the Supreme Court’s ruling creates an urgent economic concern for Black women.
Justice Clarence Thomas writes that laws legalizing same-sex marriage and contraception should be revisited. If federal protections end, old Michigan laws could take effect.
The fate of abortion access will be left to states under a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Michigan has a 1931 law that makes abortion a felony that is being litigated in the court system.
$38M in tax incentives will turn former Detroit classrooms, 3 other projects into affordable housing
The federal tax incentive will help build 183 units of affordable housing in Detroit, with rents ranging from $470 to $940 a month for a one-bedroom.
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The end of Roe in America & what that means
Nick Austin fills in to discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, the impact of the decision, and what it means for legal challenges moving forward with constitutional law expert and Dean of the University of Detroit Mercy law school, Jelani Jefferson Exum.
12 questions to ask yourself before you go
Rabbi Steve Leder joins Stephen to talk about his new book, which dives into the questions we should be asking ourselves – and the answers we should be writing down – before we die.
Food access and equity in Detroit; New fund supporting minority developers in Detroit
Co-founder and executive director of Detroit Black Community Food Security Network Malik Yakini stops by to discuss food access, justice and equity in Detroit, along with the goals of the Detroit Peoples’ Food Coop, a community owned grocery being built in Detroit. Then CEO & Chief Strategist of URGE Imprint Rod Hardamon joins the show to discuss the new $11 million Ebiara fund created to help combat the challenges that minority developers face accessing capital, securing talent, and growing their businesses.