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Stateside: Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021

Today on Stateside, we hear from longtime Detroit radio personality John Mason about his storied career in the broadcast industry. Then, what a book of vegan recipes can tell us about the diverse palate here in the Rust Belt. Plus, a sneaker design star re-opens Detroit’s historically Black business school — with no tuition payments.


  • John Mason, longtime Detroit radio personality and current floor announcer for the Detroit Pistons
  • Meredith Pangrace, editor of the cookbook Rust Belt Vegan Kitchen and Creative Director of Belt Publishing
  • Support for arts and culture coverage is supported in part by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
  • D’Wayne Edwards, former Nike shoe designer who recently announced plans to reopen the former Lewis College of Business, as the Pensole Lewis College of Business and Design
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