New From One Detroit:
United States Senator Joe Manchin visits the Detroit Economic Club as part of a listening tour for Americans Together. Americans Together is a new organization that has created a platform for the middle to connect and empower moderate voices around the country. Their goal is to build a bridge between popular will and political outcomes.
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History hosts renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as a part of its “The Wright Conversations” series. The Wright Conversations is a curated collection of events featuring dynamic speakers who address critical topics in the areas of civic engagement, art, history, and culture.
Popular PBS Programs
- PFAS News Roundup: UW-Stevens Point researchers look to plants to solve PFAS contaminationon February 28, 2024
Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area with Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup. Click on the headline to read the full story: Indiana Critics: Bill cutting protections from PFAS toxic chemicals a step backward for Indiana — IndyStar Hoosier lawmakers are advancing a bill to change the definition of PFAS — but only in Indiana. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- “Bad River” documentary combines historical treatment of indigenous people with the fight to protect Lake Superior on February 28, 2024
For documentary filmmaker Mary Mazzio, the trek from her first film to making her new release, “Bad River,” took 20 years and included a near-epiphany when the Bostonian first viewed a Lake Superior sunrise. Mazzio, an Olympic rower and attorney, has directed 12 significant films, including the Gracie Award winning “A Most Beautiful Thing.” “Bad River” will run from March 15-21 in select AMC theaters. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.
- AI and the Black church: Local ministers discuss the benefits, challenges of artificial intelligenceon February 28, 2024
American Black Journal’s “Black Church in Detroit” series examines the impact of artificial intelligence on the African American community and the Black church. Guest Host Orlando Bailey of BridgeDetroit discusses the challenges and potential benefits of generative AI with Rev. Cindy Rudolph of Oak Grove AME Church and Rev. Lawrence Rodgers of Second Baptist Church. Read Now at One Detroit.