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One Detroit: Brian Calley / YumVillage / John McElroy / Belle Isle Aquarium

Small Businesses Prep for Reopening: This week, Gov. Whitmer announced that restaurants, restaurants, and retail will be allowed to partially reopen in counties located in the Traverse City area and the UP. Christy talks with Brian Calley, former Lt. Governor and current President of the Small Business Association of Michigan, about the measures these businesses will need to take into consideration.

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American Black Journal: Pandemic impact on food industry / Music venues / Vincent Chandler Collective

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.