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Bankole Thompson

Detroit, MI
Op-Ed Columnist and Contributor — Detroit News, The Guardian

Twice-a-week @detroitnews Op-Ed Columnist. Contributor to @guardian. Moderator of the @globaleyeview. Host, Redline on 910AM weekdays 12-2pm ET.

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Just arrived at @UMich to moderate final forum of #TheOtherAmericaUM symposium on racial justice from 3:30pm-4:45pm ET at the Rogel Ballroom inside the Michigan Union
My column: The facts are what they are. Duggan has his work cut out for him in bridging the economic divide within the city, and no amount of political mendacity can erase that. 
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan claims "two Detroits" is 90 percent media creation in a recent interview. My column deconstructs this falsehood coming from the city's chief executive and why Duggan needs to accept the reality the city is economically divided.. 
"In citing why the winners were chosen, the organization pointed to Thompson's assertive and sometimes controversial writings...." 
Honored to receive the Let Freedom Ring Journalism Award from @RevJJackson & @RPCoalition on #MLKDay at Cobo Hall in Detroit, where King first delivered "I have a Dream." It was gratifying to see my @detroitnews columns on economic inequality,racial injustice recognized this way
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