The governor is mandating implicit bias training for healthcare workers. It's designed to address the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 has had the minority community. In Part 2, the push to get students back in the classroom for in-person learning, despite the pandemic. President Trump threatening to withhold federal money if it doesn't happen. But is it safe?
Our first panel discusses the armed man and woman who pulled guns on a mother and teen daughter in a parking lot dispute in Orion Twp. In part 2, we look at the lack of diversity in Detroit sports media.
This weekend on Let it Rip, Kym Worthy is in the hot seat, answering your questions about facial recognition software, tearing down Confederate-Era statues, and the needs of the Wayne County Prosecutors Office. And -- should the cost of remote learning change? A student and college board member debate.
A man was falsely arrested based on facial recognition technology. Is it time to pull the plug or look for ways to make it better. Panel: Retired DPD Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt, Retired Judge Vonda Evans and Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield. ALSO: COVID-19 numbers on the rise in the state. Panel: Dr. Adam Rosh.
This weekend on Let it Rip, a former victim of police brutality speaks out on current events. Plus, a local artist and activist discuss the role that art plays into the discussion on race.
A diverse panel examines the state of police brutality including FOX 2 anchor and reporter Josh Landon who shared a terrifying story of a traffic stop. Also, a recent story by Neal Rubin of the Detroit News is forcing us to take a closer look at local statues to names synonymous with SE Michigan.
This weekend on Let it Rip, we speak with the Warren Police Commissioner, and a local activist, about what needs to change following the arrest of a black Amazon driver by a white officer, that some considered excessive. And -- as Confederate-era statues tumble across the nation -- are we erasing history, or paving the way for new growth? We debate.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig talks about the protests around the country and why our city fared better than so many others in part 1. Then we hear from Detroit activists in part 2, about their demands for change and what it means to defund the police.
Protesters are marching together against racism and for the first time we're even seeing police officers kneeling.Can we heal a wounded nation? Part 1 Ralph Godbee, former Detroit police chief, Dr. Danielle McGuire, MSU Professor and Author, Kristina Karamo, Oakland County GOP. Part 2 Stefan Perez, teen protest organizer, Activist and Pastor Maurice Hardwick and Mary Sheffield, Detroit City Council President Pro-tem.
In the first segment a large panel examines the George Floyd death at the hands of Minneapolis police with former Detroit Police Chief Ike McKinnon, retired Detroit Police Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt and Rev. Wendell Anthony of the NAACP. The second segment features Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press who talks about the changes on society that COVID-19 will leave.
With Kwame Kilpatrick's time in prison set for early release, what might the political impacts be for President Donald Trump, who authorized the decision after several officials from Detroit spent months lobbying for the former Detroit Mayor's freedom?
Roop Raj interviews President Trump 1-on-1 and we also speak to TJ Ducklow who is the press secretary for Joe Biden. Our panel of Andrew Rocky Raczkowski and Greg Bowens reacts in the second segment.
Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Oakland County Executive David Coulter and Wayne County Executive Warren Evans on the state of southeastern Michigan amid the pandemic and how the region can proceed toward recovery.
First, Joe Vicari, runs 22 restaurants including Andiamo. He discusses how restaurants will open in the future, and how they’re dealing with, Mother’s Day. And Rachel Kohl with the University of Michigan law school clinic breaks down issues regarding unemployment.
Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey talks about the GOP suing Governor Gretchen Whitmer. State Senator Sylvia Santana and State Rep Tyrone Carter talk about the armed protesters that demonstrated inside the Capitol.
The coronavirus pandemic turns into a political war in Lansing. Governor Whitmer has extended the state of emergency order, without the approval from the Republican-led legislature. The GOP leadership is now preparing to take the governor to court over her response.
State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D-Detroit) and Oakland County GOP leader Andrew Raczkowski debate over Governor Gretchen Whitmer's executive orders and when to reopen the state. Dr. Sam Allen went from treating COVID-19 patients to becoming one, he tells his story.
Protesters took to the streets of Lansing to protest Gov. Whitmer stay at home order, but did the protesters gain ground? Trump pulls U-turn on who should re-open states and is more money on the way for small businesses and families in need? Lets Debate!
State Representatives Darin Camilleri and Ryan Berman debate on the amount of businesses that should be allowed open during the COVID Pandemic. Also parents who lost their 24-year-old son to COVID-19 says if he was able to take a test early on he would still be alive today.
We talk about the possibilities of treating COVID-19 with NAME, as well as how the virus is exacerbating the racial health gap.