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A long-term study commissioned by the Detroit Area Agency on Aging shows the older population in Detroit and eight neighboring cities is dying at a rate 2.5 times higher than the rest of Michigan. Stephen Henderson talks with DAAA President & CEO Ronald Taylor about the report’s findings and ways to reduce the numbers. Plus, One Detroit’s Will Glover talks with BridgeDetroit reporter Bryce Huffman about his in-depth report on Michigan’s sundown towns, which were historically unwelcoming to African Americans.

Stephen Henderson is the Founding Editor of BridgeDetroit, and a former writer and editor for the Detroit Free Press, Baltimore Sun and Chicago Tribune. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary,...

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