Stateside: Whitmer extends stay at home order; what COVID-19 means for black business owners
Today on Stateside, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the stay at home order, but a loosening of certain restrictions will allow some businesses to reopen. We'll get an analysis of the latest development in the state leadership’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus, the owner of a Grand Rapids juice bar talks about the hard pivot to home delivery, and the networks that might help black-owned business survive the shutdown.
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Whitmer extends stay at home order, while easing some restrictions on businesses
- Rick Pluta is Michigan Radio's Capitol bureau chief.
Small business owners of color face unique challenges during COVID-19 crisis
- Jermale Eddie is the owner of Malamiah Juice Bar and Eatery in Grand Rapids.
Teenagers talk about adjusting to distance learning
- Michigan Radio's Rachel Ishikawa produced this audio postcard with voicemails from students at Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Joe Pera is the creator and star of the Adult Swim show Joe Pera Talks with You.