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We have seen a spike in shootings over the past year and a half, not only here in Detroit but in other major cities. What is causing the increase in violent crime? And most of all, what can we do to end it? We start with a look at how the violence is leaving a lasting mark on Detroit residents. BridgeDetroit reporter Bryce Huffman and American Black Journal producer AJ Walker have the story.

One Detroit contributors Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley break down this week’s election result highlights for the City of Detroit and the suburbs: Mayor Duggan’s 3rd win, the new make up of Detroit’s city council, Dearborn’s first Arab American mayor, and more.

The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. has collected data on Detroit as part of its Workforce of the Future Initiative. At our recent live Facebook town hall, One Detroit’s Christy McDonald talked with Greg Wright, a fellow at Brookings’ Global Economy and Development Program and Ian Seyal, Sr. Project Manager and Search Analyst about the latest data on Detroit’s growth opportunities.

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