© 2021 MICHIGAN RADIO
91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 91.3 Port Huron 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
91.7 WUOM and 91.3 WRSX are off the air due to a power outage. Click to learn more.
Stateside

Stateside: Windsor COVID shutdown; implicit bias in healthcare; new novel The Elephant of Belfast

cover of the book The Elephant of Belfast
Counterpoint Press
/

Today, on Stateside, Windsor health officials warn essential workers crossing the border to Detroit daily to limit their time in the city during Michigan's COVID spike. Plus, writer S. Kirk Walsh talks about her debut novel The Elephant of Belfast, inspired by true events that took place during World War II.

[Get Stateside on your phone: subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts today.]

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

Windsor residents worry about neighboring “hot zone” as COVID infections rise in Michigan

SS_20210408_Schmidt_Windsor_covid.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Doug Schmidt

  • Doug Schmidt is a reporter with the Windsor Star.
  • You can find his latest reporting about Windsor here.

From implicit bias to lack of access: How systemic racism impacts health care for Black Americans

SS_20210408_Health_equity_reair.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Debra Furr-Holden and Char’ly Snow

  • Debra Furr-Holden is a professor of public health at Michigan State University and Associate Dean for Public Health Integration. 
  • Char’ly Snow, CNM, is Director of Midwifery Services at Henry Ford Health System and a Founder of Metro Detroit Midwives of Color. 

"Getting Through:" Returning to joy in the midst of pandemic fatigue

SS_20210408_Getting_Through_cooking.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with Elisa Gurulé

  • Elisa Gurulé is a mom, wife to an Emergency Room physician, and a grad student. 

The Elephant of Belfast: A Detroit-born novelist’s story of a zookeeper during WW2

ss_20210408_walsh_elephant_of_belfast_.mp3
Stateside’s conversation with S. Kirk Walsh

  • S. Kirk Walsh is a Detroit-born writer and author of the new novel The Elephant of Belfast.
  • S. Kirk Walsh will be doing a virtual event organized by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, April 13.
  • Support for Arts and Culture coverage on Stateside comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Related Content