Bankole Thompson

'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: RX For Education In Detroit?Finding solutions to the daunting challenges facing Detroit Public Schools and other embattled districts was the hot topic at the Michigan Chronicle's "Pancakes and Politics" sold-out forum held at the Detroit Athletic Club.
'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Talk Of Race, The Motor City And DPS Highlights Michigan Chronicle's 'Pancakes And Politics'There was a lot more than flapjacks being served up at the Michigan Chronicle’s first “Pancakes and Politics” forum of the 2015 season as the Detroit-focused panel engaged in heated conversation over race.
Michigan Matters: Top Stories Of 2014This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain explores the top stories of 2014 with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Business Executive Denise Ilitch, and Michigan Chronicle Senior Editor Bankole Thompson.
Keeping The Momentum Going At Ford, U-M, WSU: Mark Fields, Mark Schlissel, M. Roy Wilson's ChallengeMark Fields, new CEO of Ford's biggest challenge will be to keep the momentum going started by his predecessor Alan Mulally.
What’s Ahead For The Great Lakes State? 'Michigan In Transition' Examines Historic Change Of LeadershipAs the state that put the world on wheels looks to its future – change is in the air.
Watch Michigan Matters: Mackinac RecapThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain recaps the 2014 Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.
Issues Of Race In Metro Detroit Under A Microscope“Our goal at New Detroit is achieving a time when race is no longer an issue in this region and no longer an obstacle to progress for our city, region and state."
Gov. Rick Snyder Fields Tough Questions At 'Pancakes' ForumGov. Snyder talks Detroit, Emergency Manager, education and more at the Michigan Chronicle's political forum.
Michigan Matters: Bob King This week on Michigan Matters, UAW President Bob King has been in the eye of the storm over Detroit’s bankruptcy as he joins with other union leaders to try and keep retired city employee pensions intact.
Michigan Matters: Right To Work DebateMichigan went from being home of the UAW and stronghold of the labor movement to becoming the 24th state in the union to adopt Right to Work legislation. This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with one of the architects of the campaign.
Michigan Matters: Mike DugganThis week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks to Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan about re-building the once floundering hospital system and his plans to run for Mayor of Detroit.
Schostak-Brewer Rumble Over White HouseCarol Cain, Mark Brewer, Bankole Thompson, and Bobby Schostak analyze the upcoming election on this week’s edition of Michigan Matters.