The team from Detroit Public TV’s “One Detroit” and “American Black Journal” presented a live Solutions Roadshow – “The Well-being of the Child: Are the Kids All Right?” – at City Covenant Church in the Brightmoor neighborhood.
In a One Detroit report, we see how a Detroit school, Randolph Career Technical Center, is preparing the next generation of skilled trades workers for a career that is in high demand.
4/21/19: American Black Journal – NAACP Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner / Reverend Charles G. Adams 50th Anniversary
Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony talks with Stephen about next month’s 64th Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, which features a celebrity red carpet and keynote speaker, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris.
One Detroit’s Christy McDonald, Stephen Henderson, and Nolan Finley discuss their impressions of the newly formed Hate Crimes Unit within the Michigan Attorney General’s office.
The Every School Day Counts Detroit campaign is part of a national initiative to combat chronic student absences, which tend to peak after spring break. The campaign includes a citywide student-to-student “challenge” demonstrating reasons to be engaged and present at school. Plus, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and her father Clifford talk with Stephen about Clifford’s new autobigraphy detailing the segregation and other struggles he experienced at West Point and in the Army.
Christy sits down for a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about her first three months in office. They talk about several of Nessel’s priorities including the Line 5 controversy, the investigation into the Catholic Church, prosecuting hate crimes, and her plans for Flint.
The Detroit Economic Club presented a conversation with Jim Hackett, president and chief executive officer at Ford Motor Company, streamed live from Ford Field by Detroit Public TV on Tuesday, April 9 at 11am ET.
A special roundtable on some of the top local and national headlines, including the murder of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle and how he was trying to stop gun and gang violence in his community.
On a Sunday in March, Angel’s Kitchen held its grand opening in the Fellowship Hall at the Church of the Messiah. Angel is a master in the kitchen, who had hoped one day to be able to start her own culinary enterprise – and to also compete on “MasterChef Junior” under the tutelage of Gordon Ramsay.
In this One Detroit report, residents in Detroit’s North Corktown community talk about the changes in their neighborhood and their concerns over development during a lively community conversation hosted by Detroit Public Television and Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD).
Abner Hines stepped through the doors of the Macomb Correctional Facility on Tuesday and for the first time in 45 years was free to choose what he wanted to do, go where he wanted to go.
On the next American Black Journal, a Detroit Free Press analysis of mortgage data shows a small number of Blacks are getting mortgages in Detroit. We’ll talk about the racial disparities in lending and the state of the mortgage market in the city. Plus, two local African-American chefs join Stephen to talk about the impact of Detroit’s burgeoning restaurant scene on Black-owned restaurants.