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Workforce Diversity: Local communications and marketing consultants Mark Kee and Karen Dumas recently wrote an op-ed in the Detroit News stressing the importance of businesses hiring and promoting more people of color. It’s especially vital in a city like Detroit, which is approximately 80% African-American. Stephen catches up with Mark, Karen, and Trina Scott, Chief Diversity Officer at Rock Ventures, on American Black Journal.
Fighting Racism with Literacy: One Detroit contributor, Nolan Finley, talks with Pamela Good of the non-profit, Beyond Basics, about the steps needed to provide reading resources to Detroit Public Schools students.
One City Under a Pandemic: In the first of a continuing series, One Detroit is taking a look at the city of Clawson. Before COVID-19 hit, businesses were on the upswing. Now, they’re making changes in order to survive. One Detroit’s Bill Kubota and Chris Jordan have the story.