Today on Stateside, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell discusses the string of arrests of protestors by heavily armed agents in Portland, Oregon, and what it could mean for Michigan. Also, a conversation about how systemic racism reaches easily into the housing sector. Plus, the history behind the integration of Boblo Island ferries and the Rosa Parks-like woman behind it.
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Rep. Dingell on legality and ethics of federal agents arresting protestors
- Democratic congresswoman Debbie Dingell represents Michigan’s 12th district.
- Aaron Schillinger is the filmmaker behind the Boblo Boats documentary.
- Desiree Cooper is a writer from Detroit who happened on Sarah Elizabeth Ray's story as a reporter.
- If you want to learn more, or see a screening of the mini-documentary about Sarah Elizabeth Ray, you can learn more here.
Eviction disproportionately hits Black renters. Here’s what it looks like and what might help.
- Bonnie Billups is the executive director of Peace Neighborhood Center in Ann Arbor.