Bankole Thompson discusses civil rights issues in a tribute to Martin Luther King Junior as MLK Day approaches.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Stephen Henderson joins the cast of WDET's daily talk program, Detroit Today, as a co-host each Monday and Wednesday at 9 a.m and 7p.m.
Host Stephen Henderson speaks with auto reporters about Detroit's 2015 North American International Auto Show.
Stephen digs into the state issues and policy that will be making news this year with Pew’s Stateline Editor Scott Greenburg.
Stephen takes a look at satire’s role in American journalism and politics with Associate Professor of Journalism at Wayne State University Fred Vultee.
Sandra speaks with the head of Uconnect Systems at Fiat Chrysler Joni Christensen about the latest technology in cars.
A conversation about the economy and the future of Detroit's Port Authority with the Executive Director of the Wayne County Port Authority John Loftus.
What's the connection between Toledo, Ohio and the Cuban Revolution? Sandra finds out from the author of a new book called, "The Yankee Comandante."
On the heels of a busy news week, Stephen Henderson sat down with Free Press editorial cartoonist Mike Thompson, Bill McGraw of Bridge Magazine, and Crain’s Detroit Business' Kirk Pinho to distill local, national, and international news.
What are your contenders for Word Of The Year? Is it Bae, Normcore, Manspreading or Vortex? Stephen speaks with American Dialect Society Member and University of Michigan Professor of English Anne Curzan about the best and worst in language last year.
Is Wayne State's Business School moving Downtown? Stephen speaks with Crain's Detroit Business Reporter Kirk Pinho about the latest in commercial real estate in Detroit.
Bankole Thompson is joined by a panel to take a look at the year ahead in Detroit politics and the Michigan Legislature. They also discuss issues surrounding infrastructure and regional cooperation, and make time to hear from listeners as well.
Stephen and Laura are joined by President and CEO of the Michigan Women's Foundation Carolyn Cassin and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy to discuss "Enough SAID," a joint fundraising effort to help finish testing thousands of remaining rape kits found in a Detroit Police Department storage unit in 2009.
What is the conversation about race that Detroit and Metro Detroit needs to have? Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley sit down for a candid conversation about race relations in Detroit, now and in the future.
Did you watch The Interview? Laura speaks with Aspen Public Radio's Rob St. Mary, co-host of The Projection Booth Podcast, about the cultural and business impact of Sony's controversial movie.
Author Elizabeth Green’s book, “Building A Better Teacher,” examines how teachers are trained, how children learn and what skills teachers need to do a great job. WDET’s Sandra Svoboda recently spoke with Green about why she decided to write the book.
Laura speaks with Ron French, senior writer for Bridge Magazine, about how and why Michigan's college students are bearing the brunt of cost increases at some public universities.
Detroit Free Press columnist Drew Sharp and WDET Morning Edition Host Pat Batcheller join Laura and Stephen to discuss the biggest stories in sports.
Laura and Steven are joined by Amy Haimerl of Crain's Detroit Business to discuss 2014's Newsmakers of The Year: Detroit's former Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes.
Laura and Stephen are joined by our weekly round table of journalists, commentators and analysts to weigh in on some of the biggest stories making news in Detroit and across the country.