Stateside: COVID-19 outbreaks in schools; Yemeni Americans in Michigan; music pioneer Wendy Carlos

Sep 1, 2020
Originally published on September 3, 2020 11:48 am

Today on Stateside, the Yemeni community in Hamtramck recently marched with Detroit Will Breathe protesters through the city and into Detroit. We spoke with an editor of the Yemeni American News about the community and their role in the protests. Plus, a new biography about Wendy Carlos, the woman who changed electronic music and reset the boundaries for composition.

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Both colleges and secondary schools see COVID-19 outbreaks as students return to the classroom

  •   Ron French covers education for Bridge Michigan.

Recruited by Ford a century ago, Michigan's Yemeni community has come into its own

  •   Brian Stone is the English Language editor for Yemeni American News

A bite out of Michigan's bounty: the Zestar apple

  • Noah Ovshinsky is news director of Wisconsin Public Radio, a native Michigander, and an apple farmer. 

The trans woman who switched on synths for American ears: new biography of Wendy Carlos

  •   Amanda Sewell is the author of "Wendy Carlos: A Biography" and the music director of Interlochen Public Radio
  • Support for arts and cultural coverages comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
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