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DJC | The Bridge Comes to Delray

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Detroit’s downtrodden Delray neighborhood has been waiting for the new bridge to Canada for well over a decade.

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Michigan Department of Civil Rights Issues Statement on Harassment in Michigan Schools

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Agustin V. Arbulu, Director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, has issued the following statement in response to reports of bias incidents in Michigan schools

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Black American Since MLK: And Still I Rise

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DPTV hosted a multi-faceted discussion around "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise."

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DPTV Dream On Screening | Discussing the American Dream

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On a brisk Tuesday night, folks gathered at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History. Their aim--to take part in an evening dedicated to sussing out the state of the American Dream.

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‘Thank You For Playing’ Premieres Tuesday on PBS’s POV

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When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he and his wife begin documenting their emotional journey with a poetic video game.

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Russell Simmons Visits Ferndale, Talks Entrepreneurship

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We sat down with hip-hop pioneer, Russell Simmons, during his visit to Ferndale, where he was attending a fundraiser to help prop up a healthy foods store in Flint.

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Canton to River Rouge | Detroit Journalism Cooperative

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In Michigan, Schools of Choice has created legions of transient students looking for better opportunities in other schools, sometimes far away from home.

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MiWeek | Reimagining the Civic Commons

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Carol Coletta, a senior fellow with the Kresge Foundation's American Cities Practice, came by our One Detroit offices to share how the initiative can help nurture the transformation of Detroit’s empty lots into civic assets.

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Dream On | Tsehaya Smith

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Her career was thriving until her mother passed away and Tsehaya was left a house drowning in debt.

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Dream On Presents: Robert Johnson, Jr.

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Robert Johnson Jr. trained to be an actor but he’s got a gift for customer service.

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Dream On Presents: Yusef “Bunchy” Shakur

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A founding member of Detroit’s “Zone 8” gang, Yusef Shakur found himself behind bars for nine years during which time he rehabilitated his attitude about himself, society and the future he wanted for both—he earned a college degree, developed his spirituality, and stepped up as a leader both in thought and action.

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DPTV Dream On presents: Andre Watson

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Andre Watson has dedicated his life to helping the African American community bridge the wealth gap.

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Join Us Next Week for a Special Screening of Dream On

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Join Detroit Public Television at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Tuesday, September 27 for a special screening of Dream On, a PBS documentary by award-winning producer and director, Roger Weisberg.

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Closing the Opportunity Gap for Students

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Continuing our spotlight on education this week, be sure to check out one of our recent stories.

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Today Marks the 5th Annual American Graduate Day!

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A special edition of the show with Hari Sreenivasan focuses on the various ways schools and teachers are trying to improve student performance and engagement.

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