Detroit’s Bankruptcy & Implications For American Cities

DetroitJuly 31, 2013 – Segment 1

We begin the show with a discussion of Detroit’s recent bankruptcy filing and its implications for Baltimore and the nation. Our guests are:

  • Dr. Lester Spence, Detroit native, Associate Professor of Political Science and Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and Center for Emerging Media Scholar in Residence;
  • Sheilah Garland-Olaniran, long-time political activist from Flint, Michigan and organizer with the National Nurses’ Union;
  • and dream hampton, writer, filmmaker and co-author, with Jay-Z, of the New York Times best seller Decoded.


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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