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National Day of Racial Healing

Join thousands around the world on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. EST for the 6th annual National Day of Racial Healing observance, a virtual event hosted by Soledad O’Brien.

The day is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world.

This annual observance is presented by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Detroit Public Television is honored to offer this unique event to the residents of Southeast Michigan.

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ICYMI – Champion of Service: Celebrating Muhammad Ali

Watch the compelling conversation from PBS Books, USA TODAY and the Muhammad Ali Center celebrating the boxing great’s life and commitment to service. Ali would have turned 80-years-old on January 17.

Known as the G.O.A.T. for his success inside the boxing ring, this program will explore how he became a champion of humanitarianism outside of the ring. Featuring Ali’s family members and close friends, you’ll get a unique perspective on the Champ from the people who knew him best.

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  • U.S. Army Corps directs millions to Great Lakes coastal resiliency, Soo Locks and invasive carp barrier
    on January 20, 2022

    The project to construct a new Soo Lock has been fully funded as of Wednesday, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which included $479 million directed to the new lock. “In Michigan, we know how vital the Locks are to our economy and our national defense,” Sen. Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

  • 1/20/22: One Detroit – Detroit’s Diverse History
    on January 20, 2022

    This week, One Detroit examines the diverse history of Michigan's largest city, Detroit. Learn more about the storied history of the city's boxing scene, and what makes Detroit boxers knockouts in the ring. Then, One Detroit's Bill Kubota visits the historic Birwood Wall, a Detroit wall with a racist past, and explores how it offers hope and healing today. Plus, a look into Detroit's highways and the damage they've caused to Black communities over the years. Read Now at One Detroit.

  • 2022 Perch Outlook: Ohio hatch results not so great
    on January 19, 2022

    Recently released Ohio Department of Natural Resources yellow perch hatch results indicate more of the same: overall mediocrity, leaning toward the not-so-good side.    That’s the result of an average hatch in the Western Basin and a very poor hatch in the Central Basin from Huron, Ohio, to Conneaut, Ohio.  Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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