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8/16/15: Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary / Chene Park 30th Anniversary

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Voting Rights Act 50th Anniversary

We talk with two people working to protect the right to vote: Rev. Wendell Anthony, President of the Detroit branch of the NAACP; and Stephanie Gilmore, Policy Analyst for the Consortium of Hispanic Agencies. Watch this powerful segment below:


On This Day Detroit – 8/16/15

Ken Coleman takes a look back at important moments in Detroit’s black history. This week’s edition features Bobby DeBarge, Ralph Bunche, and Tammi Terrell. Watch Ken's popular segment below:


Chene Park 30th Anniversary

Chene Park is celebrating 30 years as Detroit’s entertainment jewel on the Riverfront. Chene Park is managed by The Right Productions, and we’re joined by TRP’s President and CEO, Shahida Mausi-Johnson. Take a walk down memory lane with Stephen and Shahida:


Watch the full episode:


For more information about our guests:

Consortium of Hispanic Agencies  

Detroit N.A.A.C.P. 

On This Day Detroit 

Chene Park 

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