Created with Sketch.
Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson
53 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
Water Crisis in Benton Harbor; Reviving Michigan HBCU
Nick Leonard of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and Rev. Edward Pinkney of the Benton Harbor Community Water Council talk about the situation on the ground in Benton Harbor and what the response and accountability should look like. And a conversation about plans to resurrect Michigan's only HBCU, the Lewis School of Business in Detroit.
53 minutes | Oct 21, 2021
Tempering Consumer Expectations; New Book "Gentrifier"
Washington Post Columnist Micheline Maynard says American consumers need to lower their expectations for convenience amid supply chain and staffing issues. And author Anne Elizabeth Moore talks about her new book "Gentrifier: A Memoir."
52 minutes | Oct 20, 2021
Redistricting Commissioners and MSU Expert Discuss Draft Maps
Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Chair Rebecca Szetela and Commissioner Brittni Kellom discuss their process as they kick off their new round of public comment period. And MSU redistricting expert Jon Eguia talks about his new report that takes a hard look at the commission's ten draft maps.
52 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
Economic Historian Adam Tooze on "Shutdown"
Tooze talks about his new book "Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World's Economy."
53 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
Detroit City Council Elections; Importance of Local Elections
WDET's Eli Newman and Detroit News city hall reporter Christine Ferretti talk about how corruption scandals are affecting this round of city council elections and the issues at play in individual races. And CitizenDetroit CEO and former city council member Sheila Cockrel talks about why it's so important to participate in local elections.
53 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
Rep. Dan Kildee on Passing of Uncle Dale Kildee; Chappelle's Controversial Netflix Special
Rep. Kildee talks about the life and legacy of his uncle and former congressman Dale Kildee. And Stephen Henderson talks with guests about Chappelle's Netflix Special "The Closer" and the resulting backlash from the LGBTQ+ community.
53 minutes | Oct 14, 2021
Sen. Debbie Stabenow; Gerrymandering Experts on Redistricting
Sen. Stabenow highlights her new initiative to fill gaps in Michigan's mental health and addiction treatment systems. And a conversation with "Ratf**ked" author David Daley and former Michigan GOP gerrymanderer Jeff Timmer about what they're seeing from the state's new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.
52 minutes | Oct 13, 2021
Rev. Adam Russell Taylor on "A More Perfect Union"
Taylor, the president of Sojourners, talks about his vision for a less divided and more progressive society as laid out in his book "A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community"
52 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Detroit City Clerk Candidate Denzel McCampbell; Unwritten Rules of Black TV
McCampbell is challenging incumbent City Clerk Janice Winfrey, who is seeking a fifth term in that position. And Stephen Henderson talks with The Atlantic's Hannah Giorgis about her piece in "Inheritance" titled "Not enough has changed since Sanford and Son"
53 minutes | Oct 11, 2021
Indigenous Peoples' Day; UD-Mercy President Dr. Antoine Garibaldi
Michigan indigenous journalists Meghanlata Gupta and Sierra Clark talk about Indigenous Peoples' Day and the move away from Columbus Day. And Dr. Garibaldi talks about his decision to step down from the president's office at UD-Mercy at the end of this academic year.
53 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
Congressman Peter Meijer; Cooperative Businesses During Labor Shortage
Rep. Meijer joins Stephen Henderson to talk about the state of the GOP in 2021, as well as his bipartisan legislation to return war powers to Congress. And a conversation about what we can learn from businesses that are owned by their own workers as employers complain about the "labor shortage"
53 minutes | Oct 7, 2021
Detroit Mayoral Candidate Anthony Adams; New Book About Fannie Lou Hamer
Adams talks about his campaign for mayor and reacts to incumbent Mayor Mike Duggan's refusal to debate. And historian Dr. Keisha N. Blain talks about her new book “UNTIL I AM FREE, Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America”
53 minutes | Oct 6, 2021
Anita Hill; Michigan's Lax Criminal Justice Data
Legal scholar and author Anita Hill, whose 1991 testimony against then-Judge Clarence Thomas changed the national conversation about sexual harassment, about her new book "Believing." And Wayne State University Social Work Dean Sheryl Kubiak talks about her new study detailing Michigan's lax data on its criminal justice system.
52 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
Congressman Andy Levin; MSU's Efforts to Get 77 People Out of Afghanistan
Rep. Levin talks about the infrastructure and Build Back Better bills as President Joe Biden visits Michigan on Tuesday. And Stephen Henderson talks with MSU agricultural researcher Kurt Richter and Afghan scholar Sara Qaderi about their experiences with evacuations from Afghanistan this summer.
53 minutes | Oct 4, 2021
What You Need to Know Heading Into Another COVID Winter
Stephen Henderson talks with Katherine Wu and Sarah Zhang of The Atlantic about their reporting on where we are in the pandemic and what people need to know in the coming months.
41 minutes | Oct 1, 2021
State Rep Donna Lasinski and Lenny Miller
In this hour Stephen Henderson speaks with Michigan House Rep. Donna Lasinski and auto team owner Lenny Miller.
45 minutes | Sep 30, 2021
Creator of Docuseries "Surviving R Kelly" Discusses Kelly's Conviction
In this hour Stephen Henderson speaks with dream hampton about the verdict handed down in New York this week which found R Kelly guilty of nine counts against him including racketeering and sex trafficking.
42 minutes | Sep 29, 2021
The US Constitution and Truth
In this hour Stephen Henderson speaks with Jonathan Rauch and Jim Townsend about the US Constitution and truth.
41 minutes | Sep 28, 2021
Eddie Glaude Jr on Politics, Progress and Defunding the Police
In this hour Stephen Henderson speaks with Eddie Glaude Jr, the chair of the African American Studies Department at Princeton.
42 minutes | Sep 27, 2021
Is Hispanic Heritage Month Doing More Harm Than Good?
In this hour Stephen Henderson speaks with Maria Hinojosa and Professor Michael Rodriguez-Muniz about the origins, evolution and designation of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2021