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Stateside: How COVID-19 changed our cities; filmmaker dream hampton on art and social justice

Gabriella Clare Marino

Today on Stateside, we talk about how the pandemic has reshaped public spaces in Michigan. Two urban planners weigh in on whether some of those changes should stay for good. Plus, a conversation with acclaimed Detroit documentary filmmaker dream hampton. Her 2019 docuseries Surviving R. Kelly sparked a national reckoning on Kelly's long history of abusive behavior.

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Has the pandemic changed the urban landscape for the better?

Stateside’s conversation with Robin Boyle and Olga Stella

  • Robin Boyle is a professor emeritus of urban planning at Wayne State University
  • Olga Stella is executive director of Design Core Detroit at the College for Creative Studies

Detroit filmmaker dream hampton on the intersection of art and social justice

Stateside’s conversation with dream hampton

  • dream hampton is a documentary filmmaker and the executive producer of Surviving R. Kelly. She is also a native of Detroit.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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