How Does Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II Celebrate Juneteenth?Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the holiday of Juneteenth, what it means to him, and how he celebrates it each year.
The Joe Louis Barrow Family Continues To Be A Presence In Detroit With New Southern-Style KitchenJoe Louis Barrow Jr. joins Community Connect to talk about the opening of the Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, but also to discuss his father's involvement in the Black community and how Juneteenth was recognized within the family.
Celebrating Juneteenth At The Charles H. Wright MuseumNeil A. Barclay, President and CEO of The Wright, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about Juneteenth and the celebrations that occur across the country.
The History Of Juneteenth With Author Ken ColemanKen Coleman, Senior Reporter for Michigan Advance, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to go into detail about the history behind Juneteenth and how it was been celebrated through the decades.
Motown's Influence On America, Other Genres Of Music Honored Through The Motown MuseumPaul Barker, Director of Development and Community Activation for Motown Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of Motown, its impact on music today, and the museum's role in carrying on the legacy.
We Found Hip Hop, Helping Women Take Command Of Their Own Careers In The World Of MusicPiper Carter, founder of We Found Hip Hop, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of women in hip hop, as well as the movement to empower women to take a stand against the sexism and harassment women have experienced in the industry.
Learning A Thing Or Two About Jazz With Lecturer Vincent ChandlerVincent Chandler joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of passing on the history of jazz to the next generation and how jazz music has influenced the Black community since the genre's conception.
Detroit Techno Pioneer Carl Craig, Electronic Music's Ties To The Black CommunityCarl Craig joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the origins of Detroit Techno and his connection to it while growing up.
Creating A Safe Space For Young LGBTQ People Living In Poverty At the Ruth Ellis CenterJerry Peterson, Executive Director of the Ruth Ellis Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the origins of the Ruth Ellis Center, its hopes for expanding its reach in the near future, and the need to find help for young members of the LGBTQ community.
Celebrating Pride Month With Motor City PrideDave Wait, Chairman of Motor City Pride, joins Jackie Paige on this week's Community Connect to talk about this years events surrounding Pride month, the Motor City Pride Parade, and his own thoughts on the advancements of the LGBTQ Movement.
Celebrating the Life, Legacy of the Tuskegee Airman For Memorial DayIn honor of the Tuskegee Airman, Dr. Brian Smith, President of the Tuskegee Airman National Museum, joins Jackie Paige on this weeks Community Connect to talk about how the museum is upholding the legacy and honoring the lives of the brave men who served as Tuskegee Airmen.
Fly Away To The Past At Selfridge Military Air MuseumSteve Mrozek, Director of Selfridge Military Air Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss the museums history and its importance to Michigan, the military, and the airmen who were stationed there.
Michigan War Dog Memorial Honors The Fallen Dogs Who Served Alongside U.S. SoldiersPhil Wettlauf, President of Michigan War Dog Memorial, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of war dogs the U.S. Military and the reason the memorial was created.
Honor Flight Network Honors Veterans Through Flights To The Nation's War MemorialsDave Smith, President of Honor Flight Network, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about all of the work Honor Flight does to honor veterans by planning flights to the war memorials in Washington, D.C., and his own reasons for wanting to support these veterans.
Detroit Phoenix Center Supports The City's Homeless Youth, Provides An Inclusive Space For Those In NeedCourtney Smith, Founder of Detroit Phoenix Center, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to discuss why she started the center and how its programs help the city's high risk and homeless youth.