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Stateside: PPP loans by race; a more equitable service industry, future for state’s juvenile lifers

May 3, 2021

When the pandemic shut down small businesses, some received PPP loans to help keep them afloat. We take a look at the demographic breakdown of the recipients.
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Today on Stateside, we break down who received loans federal Paycheck Protection Program loans in Metro Detroit, and who was left out. Plus, a conversation with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about how the state will handle the new U.S.  Supreme Court ruling on juvenile lifers. And, a conversation with a Detroit chef, food activist, and contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef about sharing stories through food.

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White neighborhoods received PPP loans at twice the rate of Latino communities in metro Detroit

  • Nisa Khan is a data reporter at Michigan Radio.
  • Tyler Scott is a reporter and weekend host at Michigan Radio.

Fresh off Top Chef, Kiki Louya talks about a more equitable service industry

  • Kiki Louya is a chef, writer, food activist and restaurant consultant. She co-founded Folk Cafe and Market and The Farmer's Hand.

Reclaiming maple sugaring on an Anishinaabek farm

  • Sierra Clark is an Indigenous affairs reporter with the Traverse City Record-Eagle.

What will the state do with the revised SCOTUS ruling on juvenile lifers?

  • Dana Nessel is the attorney general of Michigan.