Motown Museum CEO Robin Terry sheds light on Motown Records’ groundbreaking decision to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches available on record albums and how that continues to influence the museum’s initiatives. Plus, Masterpiece Sound Studios recently showcased the power of Motown’s musical legacy with its cover song contest, crowning Drey Skonie and The Klouds as the first-place winner.
The expansion of the ShotSpotter system in Detroit has ignited a wave of controversy as citizens demand answers about the technology’s impact on their community and question the lack of transparency from both the Detroit Police Department and the California-based company, Sound Thinking.
Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation President Chris Collins and artist Brittini Ward preview the 2023 Jazz Festival lineup and talk about the inspiration behind this year’s festival poster. Plus, watch a performance from this year’s Rocket Mortgage artist-in-residence Karriem Riggins.
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A new report shows Michigan’s health trends. Hip hop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Drummer Gayelynn Mckinney. Plus, events around Detroit this weekend.
Focus: HOPE expands its seniors food program. NEA Chair Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson. Plus, a conversation about “Detroit We Dey” with filmmaker Ozi Uduma.
Imagining Michigan’s future with Richard Florida and Zoe Clark. Plus, check out weekend events in Detroit on “One Detroit Weekend.”
The Black Church in Detroit series explores the power of the prophetic voice in the Black Church and how Black churches advocate for change.
NEA Chair Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, Armenian music in Detroit, weekend events around metro Detroit, and singer-songwriter Emily Rose.
American Black Journal takes a close examination of Detroit’s affordable housing shortage and its impact on homelessness in the city.