As Presidential Candidates Debate Reparations, New Book Looks at Race and Reconstruction

The period following the Civil War, began with hopes of uniting a divided country. Reconstruction set out to finally convey...

Welcome to the New WDET.org

Welcome to the updated wdet.org!  This year, we have been working to improve the online user experience for visitors to easily...

In The Groove with Temptations Founding Member Otis Williams

On this edition of "In The Groove," WDET's Quinn Klinefelter speaks with Otis Williams, the founding member of the Temptations who...

Affirmations Chief: Dems Should Highlight LGBTQ Issues in Debates

AnnaMarie Sysling/WDET The second round of Democratic debates kicked off Tuesday night in Detroit, and will continue Wednesday night. Healthcare,...

Want to Fix American Healthcare? Here’s How They Do it in Denmark

Jake Neher/WDET Healthcare is one of the biggest issues Democratic presidential candidates will undoubtedly be asked about during this week's debates....

Sam’s Jams: Alicia Myers “I Want To Thank You”

WDET Alicia Myers is an R&B singer from Detroit, Michigan. She started her music career with the Detroit Funk/Disco band...

Responding in the Age of Trump: “We Can Use Outrage, We Shouldn’t Let Outrage Use Us”

Jake Neher/WDET President Trump described an American city last week as a “disgusting, rodent infested mess.”  That city was Baltimore....

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock on Presidential Bid, First Debate Appearance in Detroit

Before the next round of Democratic candidate debates kick off tonight in Detroit at the Fox Theatre, Detroit Today host Stephen...

Highland Park Water: We Answered All Your Questions about Lead Detection in Drinking Supply

Jake Neher/WDET Nine homes in Highland Park tested for elevated leads of lead in their drinking water earlier this month.   Many...

Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Furniture Bank of Southeastern Michigan is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The Pontiac-based non-profit takes furniture donations and then offers...

Lansing is the Only City in Michigan to Replace Every Lead Service Line. Here’s How It Happened

Jake Neher/WDET Even as the disastrous water crisis in Flint was unfolding, there was a city in Michigan that was...

Cory Booker Ahead of Detroit Debates: “Next Leader of This Country Must Be One Who Can Heal”

senate.gov As we get closer to the second round of Democratic debates — which will take place right here in...