DETROIT 48202: CONVERSATIONS ALONG A POSTAL ROUTE explores the rise, demise and contested resurgence of the "motor city" through a multi-generational choir of voices who reside in mail carrier Wendell Watkins’s work route. Blamed for the devastation - disinvestment to bankruptcy - but determined to survive, the community offers creative solutions to re-imagine a more inclusive and equitable city.
Follow Tariq Ali into the world of Rubik’s cube competitions. His progress as a speedcuber mirrors his journey growing up - Tariq comes to terms with a family tragedy and his multiracial identity as a Muslim American in a country where hate crimes are on the rise. In the midst of it all, Tariq says “I just love cubing so much...I come to the competitions and I feel like I leave a better person."
A change of place, temporary or permanent, can transform our perspectives - and lives - forever. A remodeling project transports Lorena to her childhood during the Colombian drug war; Kelli finds herself in a not-so-ordinary boot camp in Florida’s swamps; and Angie crosses racial boundaries during a turbulent flight. Three storytellers, three interpretations of NEXT STOP, hosted by Theresa Okokon.