President’s comments on hate groups spark controversy
President Donald Trump was asked by moderator Chris Wallace if he was willing to take a stand against racist groups including white supremacists. Go ahead.”President Donald Trump: "I would say almost everything I see is from the left wing, not from the right wing. President Donald Trump: “I’m willing to do anything. I want to see peace.”Chris Wallace/Moderator: “Then do it, sir.”President Donald Trump: “What do you want to call them. Go ahead, who would you like me to condemn?”Chris Wallace/Moderator: “White Supremacists.”President Donald Trump: “Proud Boys, stand back and stand by.
John Lewis documentary to have special screenings in Detroit
DETROIT Many people may not be aware of the close ties, the late Congressman John Lewis had to Detroit, but theres a chance to learn more about that with a special screening of a documentary about the life of the Civil Rights Icon. READ: Remembering John Lewis: Michigan leaders pay tribute to civil rights iconThursday, many will gather at the Detroit Association of Black Organizations to honor John Lewis, through a documentary called Good Trouble. Reverend Horace Sheffield with the Detroit Association of Black Organizations said theyre showcasing the life of John Lewis in style. Thursday, they will debut the documentary Good Trouble at the centers parking lot, with actress Erika Alexander to present the film, Erika Alexander is a very good friend of mine. DABO Sheffield Center parking lot12048 Grand River (corner of Grand River and Wyoming)Detroit , MI 48204RELATED: Rights activists, political leaders mourn Rep. John Lewis
Detroit church to host free drive-thru COVID-19 testing this weekend
DETROIT Free COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment in Detroit on Saturday. The Detroit Association of Black Organizations (DABO) is partnering with health organizations to host free drive-thru testing between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Perfecting Church. How easily the virus spreadsHow easily a virus spreads from person-to-person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious (spread easily), like measles, while other viruses do not spread as easily. Prevention & TreatmentThere is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Flashpoint 5/24/20: Michigans neglected and dangerous infrastructure; Survivors of COVID-19 on battling disease
Published: May 22, 2020, 10:30 am Updated: May 22, 2020, 10:36 amDETROIT On this weeks episode we will talk to people who have survived COVID-19. There will also be a discussion about what can be done to address issues with Michigans aging, neglected and increasingly dangerous infrastructure. Segment One:Roundtable discussion on recovering from the coronavirus featuring Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, M.L Elrick and his wife Detroit Free Press reporter, Tresa Baldas; Rev. Segment Two:Discussion on the states dangerous infrastructure with Jacob Rushlow, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Michigan section. Segment Three:Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this weeks episode.