Month: April 2020

Coronavirus Claims One of WDET’s Beloved Listeners, Frequent Caller Tom Wilson

Photo Courtesy of District One Detroit The following is a tribute to and remembrance of longtime WDET and Detroit Today...

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Michigan Prisons

The presence of COVID-19 in Michigan jails and prisons has spurred calls for reform and expedited release programs. As of...

Float Away With CultureShift’s Deep Breathing Exercise

The COVID-19 global pandemic has stress levels peaking. Here's a technique you can use to calm down. "We forget how to...

For Ramadan, Muslims Look For Creative Ways to Commune During COVID-19

Ramadan, the annual holy month of prayer and fasting for Muslims, begins this week.  Nargis Rahman, a freelance writer for Haute...

Racial Health Disparities Exist, COVID-19 Just Makes It Clearer

Mounting evidence has continued to show clear racial health disparities in America’s COVID-19 health crisis. Black and brown communities across...

The American Class Struggle Playing Out Amid COVID-19

The novel coronavirus pandemic has exposed an acute and widening class hierarchy in American society.  Working class citizens are now...

Russia Begins Michigan Native’s Espionage Trial Amid Secrecy and Pandemic

The trial of a Michigan man accused of espionage has begun despite the global COVID-19 pandemic.  Russia detained Paul Whelan,...

Four Pandemic Films For Your Virtual Movie Night

As weeks of social-distancing become the new norm, many people are holding birthday parties, game nights, and more on meeting apps...

How Detroit Celebrates Earth Day During a Pandemic

Detroit city government is rethinking what Earth Week looks like, reflecting a response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.  Tomorrow, Wednesday,...

“I Never Gave Up the Fight”: A Detroit Woman’s Harrowing COVID-19 Survival Story

At first, Rheamie Crenshaw, 49, thought she just had a common cold. It was over a month ago in March...

Why COVID-19’s Impact On People of Color Is Not Surprising

As pandemic data begins to become clearer, public health experts are warning that the COVID-19 outbreak is disproportionately impacting communities of...

Survey Finds Food Insecurity Tops Detroiters Concerns During Pandemic

A survey of 900 Detroiters found that 40% of respondents expressed concern about access to food. The survey was conducted by Outlier Media,...