As the nation bids farewell to the Dean of Congress this week, One Detroit remembers Congressman John Dingell through one of his last interviews with Nolan Finley, when he talked about his life and legacy. Governor Gretchen Whitmer gives her first State of the State address. The One Detroit team analyzes the Governor’s speech and her priorities for Michigan.
Stephen gets details on this year’s African American Leadership Awards, which honor the people who work behind the scenes to advance policies and causes in the Black community. Plus, we take a look at Black artists and the business of creating, collecting and selling African American art.
Plymouth-based Rivian, maker of electric pick-up trucks and sports utility vehicles, planned to hit the market in the next two years. They could have General Motors and Amazon as stakeholders, according to a report from Reuters this week.
The Divided City offers strategies to foster greater equality and opportunity. Author Alan Mallach and Maurice Cox, Detroit’s Planning and Development Director, will share their thoughts on what’s happening in America’s cities and on Detroit’s urban revival. This is one conversation about Detroit you won’t want to miss!
Nolan Finley: A lifelong Democrat, the Dean of the House didn’t choose people he loved based on political compatibility or partisan whim.
American Black Journal stands as the longest running public affairs program dedicated to the African-American experience on any public broadcasting station, and 2018 marked its 50th year. To honor this milestone, Detroit Public TV is hosting a special celebration…
As part of One Detroit‘s efforts to connect with Detroit residents in their neighborhoods, this report focuses on the top concerns of the people living in the Fitzgerald community, including vacant houses and an ambitious City of Detroit plan to rehab these abandoned homes.
Detroit Public Television is proud to celebrate Black History this February and all year round! We honor African-Americans in the arts, history, and civil rights through special programming this February on DPTV.
Featured on One Detroit this Thursday: Detroit Filipino Supper Club co-founder Shane Bernardo cooks up connections to Filipino culture, history, and community by sharing traditional Filipino recipes that boil over with ancestral wisdom and the power to heal.
Stephen gets details on the special Black History Month programming at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, which includes a book talk and signing and a tribute to Detroit’s pioneering hip-hop producer J. Dilla. Plus, a new book uses DNA evidence and the findings of historians and scientists to prove the presence of people of African descent in biblical history.
One Detroit takes a closer look at the Fitzgerald neighborhood and housing projects in the works.
As part of One Detroit’s efforts to connect with Detroit residents across the city, we hold a community conversation in Detroit’s Fitzgerald community to find out what’s on the minds of residents.