DETROIT – We’ve seen the inside of Detroit’s Real Time Crime Monitoring Facility before, but how does it all work to keep people safe?
Republican challenger for Michigan attorney general Matthew DePerno joins us to talk about his candidacy. He then joined our panel in the second segment to discuss the SCOTUS opinion leak on Roe and other election topics.
A new COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Detroit is giving people even more incentives to join the fight against COVID-19.
The clinic is being hosted by the Detroit Association of Black Organizations. It’s happening at Wayne County Community College District’s Downtown campus on Fort St., just east of Detroit’s Financial District.
The videos showing a Grand Rapids police officer shooting and killing Patrick Lyoya have led to a range of emotions.
Some people are frustrated, while others are anxious or exhausted after seeing the videos. The police department released videos Wednesday that showed a struggle between the officer and Lyoya before the officer got on Lyoya and shot him in the head.
In Detroit, the month of March is happily welcomed for the warmer days still ahead. But across the world, March also is reserved for Women’s History Month- and Tuesday is International Women’s Day.
Washington — Michigan attorneys, elected officials and other residents warmly welcomed President Joe Biden’s selection of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the U.S. Supreme Court, calling her pick as the first Black woman nominee historic and long overdue.
On Friday Biden revealed Jackson, who grew up in Miami, as his choice to succeed retiring Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, calling her“one of our nation’s brightest legal minds.”
A new partnership aims to improve the health of Black metro Detroiters by offering free screenings, treatment and medicine to target undiagnosed and uncontrolled high blood pressure.
“Hypertension is called the silent killer; many symptoms go unnoticed and unaddressed,” said Dr. Tom Frieden, the former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
American Black Journal continues to celebrate Black History Month by taking a closer look at the legacy of Horace Sheffield, Jr., a trailblazer in the African American labor union movement. Host Stephen Henderson sits down with Sheffield’s son Rev. Horace Sheffield III to talk about his father’s influence during the civil rights era. Then, producer Marcus Green profiles this year’s Kresge Eminent Artist Olayami Dabls at his MBAD African Bead Museum on Detroit’s west side. Plus, One Detroit Associate Producer Will Glover has a conversation with Detroit artist and educator Tylonn Sawyer about the importance of depicting contemporary messages in his artwork.
DETROIT (FOX 2) – Horace Sheffield III was in Washington D.C. during Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963.
“I was there. I sold buttons. I went to planning meetings,” he said.
Sheffield, who was 9 at the time, said his father, Horace Sheffield Jr., and King formed a friendship in the 1950s. His father’s work as a Black trade unionist helped bring King to Detroit.
DETROIT (FOX 2) – The reaction has been mixed with the newly drawn voting maps in Michigan – which will literally change the political landscape.
The past few months we heard the cries from Black elected officials, voting groups, and voters about being overlooked by Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.