It’s about high tech and its skills our youth can master,” said Rev. Jesse Jackson in a recent visit to Detroit to announce a collaboration with his Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Wayne County Community College District as they plan a new program to train more autonomous transportation technology workers, but with an eye on diversity.
A new documentary airing tonight on DPTV called The Registry by Midwest filmmakers Bill Kubota (Detroit Public TV’s One Detroit) and Steve Ozone profiles veterans who served in the secret Military Intelligence Service (M.I.S.). Thousands of Japanese Americans volunteered for join the M.I.S. to serve and interpreters and interrogators knowing they might come face to face with people of their parents’ homeland.
The story of a huge Detroit neighborhood cleanup 10,000 volunteers strong. It was organized by Life Remodeled and the Durfee Society. In just six days, 316 blocks were beautified, 400 houses boarded up, and 100 alleyways cleared.
One Detroit gets reaction from Michigan’s new Governor-elect, and the team analyzes the victory by looking at voter turnout, President Trump’s influence and the female factor in this year’s election.
11/11/18: American Black Journal – WCCCD and Rainbow PUSH Mobility Partnership / Dominique Morisseau
On the next American Black Journal Wayne County Community College District enters into a new partnership with Rev. Jesse Jackson’s international social justice organization, Rainbow PUSH.
11/4/18: American Black Journal – Wayne State University 150th Anniversary / Disability Network/ Goodwill of Greater Detroit
On the next American Black Journal, Detroit’s Wayne State University is celebrating a major milestone as it welcomes a huge, new financial gift from a married couple who are former WSU students. Plus, people with disabilities, senior citizens and veterans work to make sure political candidates hear their concerns this election year. And, the CEO of Goodwill Industries talks with Stephen about how his organization is preparing Detroiters for the workforce.
Acclaimed playwright, Dominique Morisseau, almost missed her genius grant.
2018 brought CityLab to Detroit. The annual summit brought thought leaders, mayors, city planners, entrepreneurs, artists and activists, as well as uncommon Detroiters who are working tirelessly in their communities to make them a better place to live.
11/1/18: One Detroit CEO SUMMIT / 2018 ELECTION / State Attorney General’s Race / 13th Congressional District / Governor’s Race
Christy, Nolan and Stephen are at Cobo Center covering the Business Leaders for Michigan CEO Summit.
Watch the state’s top business and community executives. A fast-paced, half day of thought leadership, solutions and ideas at the 2018 MI CEO Summit on November 1 at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit.
One Detroit contributed to PBS NewsHour Wednesday, Oct. 31 on the Attorney General’s race in Michigan. The office of State Attorney General is playing an increasingly important role in national politics.
In this election cycle, 10 women are running for the 14 congressional seats in Michigan. In this One Detroit report, Christy McDonald takes a look at the difference women are making in races around the state.