Aaron Dworkin from Arts Engines talks with Dr. Eugene Rogers about the powerful multi-movement choral work by Atlanta-based composer Joel Thompson titled Seven Last Words of the Unarmed.
Poet Joel “Fluent” Greene discusses his new book, “The Detroit Poems,” and what it’s like to be from a gentrifying city.
Esmat Ishag-Osman of the Citizen’s Research Council believes Detroit Charter Commissioners wasted time — and pushed its three-year window to get revisions to voters — to the brink.
A federal moratorium on evictions is slated to expire at the end of the month and tenant advocates, concerned the order may not be extended, are urging people behind on rent to apply for a federally funded rent aid program before the moratorium runs out.
Christy talks with Univ. of Michigan Labor Economist Dr. Betsey Stevenson and Julie Kashen from The Century Foundation for more on the ascendancy of women in the workforce pre-pandemic and the setbacks they’re facing now.
The Parade Co. has bought the historic Brodhead Armory on the riverfront. How much of the WPA-era murals can be saved remains unclear.
When asked what is the most pressing issue today, two Detroit teens held nothing back when sharing their issues and solutions with the state’s elected officials. Now, their words are being recognized at the state and national level.
Earlier this month, One Detroit hosted a virtual town hall called How We Got Here: The Asian American Experience in Metro Detroit. We talked about an array of issues affecting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders here including the legacy of Vincent Chin.
On the next episode of American Black Journal, we take a historical look at the identity of the Black Church. From the important role that spirituality played in the lives of enslaved Africans to the early Black churches in Detroit, we explore the question, “How do you Define the Black Church?”
Just in time for summer, a look at development along one of Detroit’s most popular destinations, the downtown riverfront.