A coalition of city officials call for a federal investigation into COVID-19’s impact on people of color. Stephen interviews a member of this group, Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Mary Sheffield, about efforts to dig deeper into why a disproportionate number of African Americans are dying from COVID-19.
What happened when Black Americans took up arms in protest? Associate Producer Will Glover talks to Senior Writer from The Root Michael Harriot to find out how Black and Brown Americans feel after the Ahmaud Arbery murder and more.
Stephen Henderson speaks with Ma Haru Executive Chef Phil Jones about COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry and food supply system. Shahida Mausi, operator of The Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre in Detroit, talks about how independent music venues and promoters across the country are banding together to survive the pandemic. And, a musical performance by The Vince Chandler Collective.
We’ll talk about maintaining your mental health and well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak. Plus, a closer look at the disparities making communities of color more vulnerable to the virus.
This story also appeared in DPTV – American Black Journal Stephen Henderson talks with the Rev. Horace Sheffield III, the head of DABO (Detroit Association of Black Organizations), about his personal battle with COVID-19 and the impact of the virus on Detroiters.
Stephen talks with the Rev. Horace Sheffield III, the head of DABO (Detroit Association of Black Organizations), about his personal battle with COVID-19 and the impact of the virus on Detroiters. Plus, economics professor Charles Ballard.
Stephen talks with Tonya Allen, president & CEO of The Skillman Foundation, about distance learning for students and the educational resources that local non-profits are providing. Plus, Pastor Solomon Kinloch, Jr. of Triumph Church
Stephen has a frank conversation about the connection between race, health and the COVID-19 pandemic. How are health disparities in urban cities like Detroit, New Orleans and Chicago contributing to the spread of the coronavirus? Plus, we’ll meet up with master storyteller and Detroit native Shannon Cason, famous for his Homemade Stories Podcast.
If how you touch the lives of other people is in any a measure of a good life, then Swanson Funeral Home founder O’Neil D. Swanson lived a good life and we are all the better for it.
Stephen talks with marketing consultant Mark S. Lee about how small businesses can stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, he has a frank conversation with Pastor Barry Randolph of Detroit’s Church of the Messiah on how the outbreak is impacting residents in city neighborhoods. And, Stephen remembers a colleague and friend, Marlowe Stoudamire.