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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

Award-Winning Poet, Activist Caroline Randall Williams on Dark Moment in History

1/18/2021
Williams is the featured guest for Wayne State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute on Monday at 1 p.m.

Duration:00:17:59

Biden Faces Multiple Crises. How Will Climate Change Rank Among Priorities?

1/15/2021
After the reversal of more than 100 environmental regulations over the last four years, President-elect Joe Biden faces the monumental task of getting the nation back on track in combating climate change when he assumes office next week.

Duration:00:27:13

Flint Lawmaker Says Water Crisis Criminal Charges Continue Path Toward Justice

1/15/2021
State Senate Democratic Leader and Flint resident Jim Ananich shares his reaction to the criminal charges against state government officials, including former Gov. Rick Snyder, for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis.

Duration:00:23:31

Yale Professor's Books On Fascism and Propaganda Predicted Violent Unrest in America

1/14/2021
"We're at an extreme point in the United States. We need to look in the mirror because this isn't going away," says Professor Jason Stanley.

Duration:00:26:35

Congressman Kildee on Impeachment and Flint Charges

1/14/2021
Rep. Dan Kildee and his Democratic colleagues were joined by 10 House Republicans to Impeach President Trump for the second time.

Duration:00:24:16

Capitol Insurrection Complicates Biden's Plans for Criminal Justice Reform

1/12/2021
Biden has long promised to to heal the country of its deep divisions. That task seems even more arduous after the coup attempt in Washington.

Duration:00:15:55

Rep. Tlaib and Activist Bernadette Atuahene Address Impeachment and #BlackHomesMatter

1/12/2021
"We have a set of problems in our country that have never been dealt with and now we are paying the price," says Congresswoman Tlaib on the racist foundations of America.

Duration:00:35:28

Michigan Lags in COVID Vaccine Distribution

1/11/2021
Many Michiganders are awaiting their chance to receive the COVID vaccine, but infrastructure for distribution is lagging behind the majority of the nation.

Duration:00:25:55

MI SOS Jocelyn Benson on How Redistricting Commission Puts Power In Voters' Hands

1/11/2021
Despite chaos and division nationally, Michigan's Secretary of State is forging ahead to create a new commission to draw state House, Senate and congressional lines with a goal of putting voters first.

Duration:00:25:23

Every Michigan Democrat in Congress Says Trump Should Be Immediately Removed

1/8/2021
Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Andy Levin explain why they think Trump needs to go before Jan. 20.

Duration:00:51:00

Stephen Henderson: Insurrection "Sits In the Lap of Modern Conservatism"

1/7/2021
"One party in this nation, the Republican Party, has been gesturing toward and coddling this brand of traitorous, racist and violent political expression, for several decades," says Henderson.

Duration:00:10:58

Harnessing the Power of Georgia's Grassroots Campaign Tactics

1/7/2021
A Georgia organizer with ties to Detroit weighs in on what she saw knocking on doors ahead of the Georgia runoffs.

Duration:00:09:21

Michigan Representatives Dingell and Levin Reflect On Capitol Chaos

1/7/2021
Congressional members Debbie Dingell and Andy Levin, along with Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott, weigh in on what played out in Washington DC yesterday.

Duration:00:30:11

GOP Rudderless After Big Losses and Embrace of Extremism

1/6/2021
What role will Trumpism continue to play in Republican politics here in Michigan and beyond?

Duration:00:50:58

Health Experts Answer Your Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines

1/5/2021
Plus, looking at how logistical problems, vaccine hesitancy and mistrust of the medical system have created a substantial lag in the nation's inoculation campaign.

Duration:00:51:19

Nessel Says Pro-Trump Lawyers "Violated the Rules of Professional Ethics"

1/4/2021
Nessel discusses GOP efforts to overturn election results, her probe into the state's controversial contact tracing contract, and more.

Duration:00:21:56

Latino USA's Maria Hinojosa On New Memoir, "Once I Was You"

1/4/2021
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa talks about the themes of her new book, which recounts her immigration to America, growing up in Chicago and healing from sexual trauma she experienced during her teen years.

Duration:00:29:37

Detroit Today's Annual Festivus Show Has Never Felt More Necessary

12/23/2020
It's that special time of year, when Stephen Henderson and guests air their grievances from the past year. And as we close out 2020, you can expect that there's a lot to vent about.

Duration:00:50:38

BridgeDetroit Reporters Tackled Pandemic, BLM, Gun Violence and More in First Year

12/22/2020
Three reporters and their editor recall the residents they spoke with and the stories they told throughout an unprecedented year in news.

Duration:00:50:50

Looking Back At The Year In Michigan News

12/21/2020
Here are some of the biggest news stories of 2020, the year we're all happy to leave in the rearview mirror.

Duration:00:34:21