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Stateside: F-150 Lightning unveil; history of police misconduct; GOP plan for higher ed funding

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Emma Winowiecki
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Michigan Radio

Today on Stateside, the Ford F-150 Lightning marks the company's first foray into the electric truck market. What should consumers expect? Plus, a new exhibition tracks the killing of Black Detroiters by police during the height of the civil rights movement in the 1960s and 1970s. And, how a Michigan GOP plan to change higher education funding would impact state colleges and universities. 

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Will F-150 loyalists buy into the all-electric Lightning?

SS_20210519_Howard_F150.mp3
Stateside's conversation with Phoebe Wall Howard

  • Phoebe Wall Howard is an automotive reporter at the Detroit Free Press.

Exhibit looks at police brutality in Detroit during the Civil Rights era

SS_20210519_Lassiter_Detroit_Under_Fire.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Matt Lassiter

GOP plan would make big changes to how Michigan funds higher education

SS_20210519_Livengood_higher_ed_UI.mp3
Stateside's conversation with Chad Livengood

  • Chad Livengood is a senior editor with Crain’s Detroit Business. 
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