Bankole discusses the history of Michigan’s Civil Rights Commission, which turns 50 this year.
Host Bankole Thompson discusses how we create a new identity for Detroit in the post-bankruptcy era.
Where was what and when? That's a question that Historical Archeologist Krysta Ryzewski tries to answer on a daily basis. Ryzewski speaks with Co-hosts Robert Laury and Laura Weber-Davis about her work in Detroit.
Detroit Free Press columnist Nancy Kaffer gives Laura and Robert the latest on the Moroun family, the train station and the bridge.
Laura Weber-Davis and guest host Robert Laurie get an election update and take a look at the latest political ads during this election season.
We're looking at the measures being taken in Michigan and beyond to raise student achievement in public schools.
Oakland University's new President George Hynd joins Laura and Saeed to talk about the financial challenges facing institutions across the state and efforts toward building a campus community.
Before Thursday's referendum, Laura and Saeed discuss the potential implications of the Scottish vote, and what independence would mean for the rest of the UK.
Do you believe loyalty between employers and employees is an important part of the American psyche? Is loyalty in the workplace gone? We'll talk about that and take your calls.
Laura and M.L take a look at the Clark Park hockey program for kids in Southwest Detroit.
We look at the financial challenges facing the new regional water authority.
Host Bankole Thompson hosts a panel discussion on President Obama's statement last night regarding the United States' strategy to deal with Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Laura speaks with auto analyst and Publisher of The Detroit Bureau Paul Eisenstein about the future of driverless cars and cars that talk to the driver and other cars.
WDET's Alex Trajano takes a closer look at this year’s Kresge Artist Fellow, New Music Detroit, ahead of the 7th annual Strange and Beautiful Music Festival happening at the Max M Fisher Music Center this weekend.
We get a bankruptcy update and discusses the potential impact of a settlement between bond insurer Syncora and the City of Detroit.
Laura Weber-Davis dives into the new water deal between Detroit and its surrounding counties. It’s called the Great Lakes Water Authority, and we’re taking a look at how it’s impacting city and suburban customers.
Doug Blush is a Rochester native, and the film editor of the Academy Award-winning film "20 Feet from Stardom." Ann recently spoke with Blush about the film.
WDET's Sandra Svoboda discusses Detroit's lagging information technology.
Laura and Saeed discuss ISIS, what the United States should do and take calls from listeners.
A panel discussion on the financial hardships facing many Michigan schools. Would you pay more in taxes if it meant stronger schools in your community?
As part of our ingoing Aging Together series, we take a look at the issue of food access and security for seniors in Metro Detroit.
Crain's Detroit Business reporter Chris Gautz discusses the issues surrounding transparency of campaign spending and finance laws in Michigan.
Gvo. Rick Snyder joins Michigan Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta for an hour-long call-in show, "Michigan Calling."
Between Iraq and Syria, Russia and Ukraine… foreign affairs and international relations have been making the biggest headlines over the past several months. The question is raised once again whether the United States should increase military action abroad. Host Bankole Thompson holds a panel discussion on how far the U.S. should in it's nation building efforts around the world.