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Meet CuriosiD - a series for the inquisitive. Our news team works with listeners like you to find answers to great questions about Detroit and the region. Are you curious about the Detroit region or the people who live here?
 
StoryCorps seeks to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. StoryCorps Detroit features interviews recorded in the StoryCorps MobileBooth when it stopped in at the Detroit Institute of Arts in the summer of 2017. Sascha Raiyn is the host. Laura Herberg is the executive producer. StoryCorps Detroit is a production of WDET 101.9 FM and supported by the Detroit Historical Society.
 
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Nick Leonard of the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center and Rev. Edward Pinkney of the Benton Harbor Community Water Council talk about the situation on the ground in Benton Harbor and what the response and accountability should look like. And a conversation about plans to resurrect Michigan's only HBCU, the Lewis School of Business in Detroit.…
 
Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Chair Rebecca Szetela and Commissioner Brittni Kellom discuss their process as they kick off their new round of public comment period. And MSU redistricting expert Jon Eguia talks about his new report that takes a hard look at the commission's ten draft maps.…
 
WDET's Eli Newman and Detroit News city hall reporter Christine Ferretti talk about how corruption scandals are affecting this round of city council elections and the issues at play in individual races. And CitizenDetroit CEO and former city council member Sheila Cockrel talks about why it's so important to participate in local elections.…
 
Sen. Stabenow highlights her new initiative to fill gaps in Michigan's mental health and addiction treatment systems. And a conversation with "Ratf**ked" author David Daley and former Michigan GOP gerrymanderer Jeff Timmer about what they're seeing from the state's new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission.…
 
Rep. Meijer joins Stephen Henderson to talk about the state of the GOP in 2021, as well as his bipartisan legislation to return war powers to Congress. And a conversation about what we can learn from businesses that are owned by their own workers as employers complain about the "labor shortage"By WDET FM
 
Legal scholar and author Anita Hill, whose 1991 testimony against then-Judge Clarence Thomas changed the national conversation about sexual harassment, about her new book "Believing." And Wayne State University Social Work Dean Sheryl Kubiak talks about her new study detailing Michigan's lax data on its criminal justice system.…
 
Rep. Levin talks about the infrastructure and Build Back Better bills as President Joe Biden visits Michigan on Tuesday. And Stephen Henderson talks with MSU agricultural researcher Kurt Richter and Afghan scholar Sara Qaderi about their experiences with evacuations from Afghanistan this summer.By WDET FM
 
Stephen Henderson speaks with two of the hosts of the podcast #SistersInLaw -- former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade and Boston Globe senior opinion writer Kimberly Atkins Stohr -- about how the Constitution affects and shapes fairness in our criminal justice system and efforts to make it fairer.By WDET FM
 
Chad Livengood of Crain's Detroit Business and Bryce Huffman of BridgeDetroit react to the former Detroit police chief's gubernatorial kick-off event. And Michigan Public Service Commission Chair Dan Scripps joins the show to talk about the MPSC's look into utilities' resilience measures and outages and extreme weather get worse.…
 
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