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How Detroit built its own Tinseltown

How Detroit built its own Tinseltown

03/27/15 01:44PM

From superhero stories to political sagas, Detroit has become a popular site for film shoots. MSNBC’s Joy Reid speaks with Michigan Film Commissioner Jennell Leonard about the city’s resurgent film industry. watch

Detroit works to close gender gap in tech

Detroit works to close gender gap in tech

03/27/15 02:13PM

Marlin Page, founder of Sisters Code, speaks with Joy Reid about efforts to close the gender gap in coding and emerging technologies. Plus: Sisters Code graduate Sherri Crowe, “Yes We Code” founder Van Jones and the Detroit Free Press' Stephen Henderson j watch

The Four Tops sing Detroit’s praises

The Four Tops sing Detroit’s praises

03/27/15 02:24PM

The Four Tops join Joy Reid to discuss their vocal careers, Motown's golden era, and what the future may hold for Detroit's music industry. The Detroit Free Press' Stephen Henderson also joins the discussion. watch

Saving trees: a story about going further

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Can cloning halt climate change? It might sound like science fiction—but while it definitely involves science, arborist David Milarch believes it’s not fiction. In fact, it is David's life’s work as a former Ford employee and the founder of the Archangel Ancient Tree Archive. read more

msnbc and #YesWeCode Grow Hope in Detroit

03/12/15 12:59PM

On March 27th and 28th, hope will turn into action in Detroit, Michigan, as msnbc, #YesWeCode, and Ford host a special Growing Hope event at the Ford STEAM Lab. Here,100 students from five Detroit-area middle will participate in a two-day "hackathon". They'll have a chance to learn computer programming skills that help pave the... read more

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) (R-KY) arrives at a press conference following the weekly policy luncheon of the Republican caucus at the U.S. Capitol March 3, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty)

McConnell tells states to blow off EPA

03/05/15 10:59AM

Sen. Mitch McConnell encouraged states to defy federal environmental regulations by simply ignoring them in an op-ed published in Wednesday’s Lexington Herald-Leader.The Republican Senate Majority leader is protesting the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempts to slash greenhouse gas emissions from coal plants; once the agency finalizes... read more

Civil rights icon on inequality and ‘Selma’

A civil rights icon discusses tackling inequality

01/16/15 01:47PM

Martin Luther King Jr. confidante Andrew Young weighs in on LBJ’s portrayal in “Selma” and race in Hollywood. And he and his son Andrew "Bo" Young, CEO of, talk about their new quest to tackle joblessness at the 2015 Hope Global Forum. watch