The Pulitzer Prize winning author’s newest work takes place in Jim Crow America. He’s part of a legacy of Black writers that goes back generations.
Gov. Whitmer tells Stephen Henderson that she would have made some decisions differently if she knew what she knows now.
A Detroit Police SUV drove through a group of demonstrators protesting systemic racism and police violence. City authorities say the officer believed they were in danger, but protest leader Tristan Taylor says they provoked the incident.
Detroit Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti talks about resuming classes in the fall, and he gives his personal viewpoint on the issues leading to the protests against racism. Plus, the important role of storytelling during the COVID-19 pandemic with Satori Shakoor. Finally, a performance from the Sphinx Organization Vocal Ensemble.
Republican lawmakers in Lansing have unveiled their plan to re-open school buildings this fall. The plan relies on $1.3 billion in federal funding.
Stephen speaks to Chase Cantrell is a Detroit-based attorney and the founder and executive director of the nonprofit Building Community Value. He says Juneteenth is an opportunity to ask and examine “what is the place and role of African Americans in the United States?”
Hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought here as children won a major victory in the Supreme Court. Stephen speaks to Migladys Bermudez, a Staff Attorney with Justice for Our Neighbors Michigan, says she was surprised by the decision.
From city street names to school monikers to long standing statues, Detroit is reckoning with its problematic past.
Stephen Henderson talks with Karen Dumas (Communications Strategist) Brandon Brice (“Straight Talk” host, 910 AM Superstation), Kerry Leon Jackson (The Urban Conservative) and Greg Bowens (PR & Political Strategist) for an in-depth discussion of the local, national and global protests against police brutality and systemic racism.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that L.G.B.T.Q. workers are protected by federal civil rights law. BridgeDetroit Project Executive Stephen Henderson discussed the case with Lilianna Reyes of the Ruth Ellis Center. He has followed the complaint of Michigan resident Aimee Stephens since last year.