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Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

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Detroit, MI

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Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

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English


Episodes

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Remembering An Icon

9/21/2020
"None of us would be in the places we are today but for her and her body of work." — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel

Wayne State Researcher Predicts A COVID-19 Spike As Winter Nears

9/18/2020
Dr. Paul Kilgore says we can anticipate another spike in COVID-19 cases as weather gets colder. The question is how severe it will be.

Journalist Farai Chideya On Politics, Harassment And New Podcast

9/18/2020
"Knowledge is never the problem, it's the lack of knowledge and the coverup," says Chideya of our current political landscape and information crisis.

Mental Health Expert: Limit News Intake, Check In On Friends

9/17/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Americans into physical isolation, instigating a collective mental health crisis.

Senator Cory Booker on the 2020 Presidential Race

9/17/2020
In a time of mass division, Senator Booker is still holding out hope for unity. "We are all in this together," says Senator Booker.

Former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade Says William Barr Failing as AG

9/16/2020
"I do think that a re-elected second term Donald Trump is even more dangerous than what we see right now," says McQuade.

Experts Predict Trump, Biden In Close Race For Michigan

9/16/2020
Despite former Vice President Joseph Biden's lead in the polls, Trump has advantages in the electoral college and incumbency.

150 Years Later, America Has A Second Chance At Reconstruction

9/15/2020
Adam Serwer argues in The Atlantic that America has its best opportunity in 150 years to fulfill its promise as a multiracial democracy.

DIA Hires Firm to Aid Diversity, Inclusion Efforts Amid Criticism

9/15/2020
DIA Director Salvador Salort-Pons addresses accusations of racial insensitivity at the museum and talks about new inclusion efforts.

Why American's School Friendships Aren't Integrated

9/14/2020
"It is still the case that that 90 percent of white children have only white friends," says Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of "Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria?"

Duration:00:25:02

Michigan COVID Spike Could Be Due to Outdated Tracking System, Schools Starting

9/14/2020
A delay in test results and the re-opening of colleges and universities could be to blame for recent spike in the COVID-19 case count.

Duration:00:17:38

Rep. Slotkin, Junge Make Case For Eighth District to Voters

9/11/2020
Slotkin and Junge join Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today to talk about their campaigns to represent Michigan's Eighth Congressional District.

Duration:00:41:50

Detroit Program Offers Mental Help Support to Police and Community

9/10/2020
Northeast Integrated Care has been working with Detroit Police for 20 years to provide behavioral health resources. That work matters now more than ever.

Duration:00:21:44

New Michigan Opera Theatre Artistic Director Brings Fresh Vision for Detroit Institution

9/10/2020
Yuval Sharon is the new artistic director of the Michigan Opera Theatre. He says he plans to use opera as a bridge between the past and contemporary issues in our world today.

Duration:00:18:54

Trump Struggles With Suburban Women in 2020 Election

9/9/2020
Some election experts think suburban women, a diversifying group, could be the demise of Trump's re-election campaign.

Duration:00:51:07

Duggan Implores Detroiters to Complete Census, Warns of Consequences

9/8/2020
A large swath or Detroit residents remain uncounted as the September 30th deadline to complete the census nears.

Duration:00:12:18

First Day Of School: In Person Learning, Virtual Classrooms and Hybrid Models

9/8/2020
"We are dealing with a back-to-school season that comes with decisions that we've never seen before," says Chastity Pratt of the Wall Street Journal.

Duration:00:38:57

How the Pandemic Is Affecting Our Finances and Ability to Plan for the Future

9/4/2020
Wayne State University business professor Matthew Roling gives some tips on how to manage your money during an economic crisis.

Duration:00:21:29

Where The Gig Economy Went Wrong

9/4/2020
Back in 2008 in the midst of the financial crash, a new economic model emerged. It was idealistic and became known as the sharing economy. In the years since, it has morphed into something very different.

Duration:00:29:18

The Case Against Sharing Videos of Black People Being Brutalized

9/3/2020
"Black people are the only ones who have to see themselves dying on TV this way," says Allissa Richardson on cellphone footage capturing incidents of police brutality.

Duration:00:50:50