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Stateside: Detroit’s vaccine rollout; famed photographer Leni Sinclair on work and activism

Feb 12, 2021

The city of Detroit set up a mass vaccination site at the TCF Center and has expanded eligibility to a number of groups, including food service workers and adults with developmental or mental disabilities.
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Today, on Stateside, we talked with photographer Leni Sinclair about her years of political involvement and her stunning photos of Detroit’s stages and people. Also, how Detroit leveraged help from a large and well-funded partner to coordinate its massive effort to vaccinate residents. 

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

How vaccine distribution is going in Detroitand the challenges ahead 

  • Olivia Lewis is a reporter with Bridge Detroit. You can find her latest work here. 

City of Detroit partnered with Gilbert’s Quicken to help with vaccination process

  • Jared Fleisher is vice president of government affairs at Quicken Loans.

Photographer and activist Leni Sinclair has a new exhibit of her work at MOCAD

  • Leni Sinclair is an American photographer and political activist who lives in Detroit.
  • Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.