October 1, 2020
Broadcasting on Detroit Public Television, One Detroit journalists tell the authentic stories of our diverse population during this pivotal period in the city’s history. On September 28, One Detroit’s Will Glover spoke with Chrisstina Hamilton, director of the Penny Stamps Speaker Series, about the genesis and evolution of the series as a place for students and the general public to network and experience new ideas together; this fall’s virtual events line up; and the series’ Friday 10/2 discussion with Ken Burns & Isabel Wilkerson.
Watch “One Detroit” Monday and Thursday on Detroit Public TV at 7:30 pm ET.
“The Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series was started by a woman by Penny Stamps — not just a great name, a great woman. She was an alum of the University of Michigan and wanted to give back to the university, specially to students, to create a way that they could have some kind of connection to creative people who were successful out in the world, sort of outside of the walls of academia.