Today on Stateside, the Mayor of Flint talks about the charges filed against former state officials for the city’s water crisis. Plus, we review new work by Michigan poets, including a nominee for the National Book Award. We end show with story of a collaboration between 3rd Man Records and the family of a Tejano music star from Detroit.
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- Sheldon Neeley is the mayor of Flint, Michigan.
Looking for a good book of poetry to snuggle up with this weekend? Here’s some Michigan favorites.
- Molly Spencer is a Michigan writer and critic. An accomplished poet, she is also senior poetry editor for The Rumpus, a website for excellent writing of all kinds. She also teaches writing at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
- Frank Solis is son of Martin Solis— Tejano music pioneer in Michigan and Tejano ROOTS Hall of Fame member.
- Eddie Gillis works at Third Man Pressing which is part of Jack White’s Third Man Records.