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Stateside: One family’s vaccine story; Detroit’s cultural past and future; MI GOP and militias

Feb 9, 2021

Detroit's vaccination efforts have ramped up over the past month. Hear one story of a family's process of getting the vaccine.
Credit Emma Winowiecki

Today on Stateside, a firsthand look at one Detroit family’s vaccine experience. Plus, a new short film takes on Detroit’s Motown past and the artists shaping its future. And, how Michigan’s GOP leaders are grappling the state’s growing militia movement.

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

Thoughts of getting vaccinated have some Detroiters a “bit anxious” 

  • Erin Allen is a producer with Stateside.

Short film captures links between Motown and modern music in Detroit

  • Imani Mixon is a freelance writer. She is the host and creative consultant for the film Showing Up Showing Out.
  • Margot Bowman is a filmmaker and creative director of the film Showing Up Showing Out.

State GOP, local groups, and lawmakers fight over heart and soul of the party

  • Ken Sikkema is a former Republican majority leader in the Michigan Senate.
  • Zach Gorchow is the executive editor publisher of Gongwer News Service in Lansing.