cs140120 http://wkar.org en Current State #236 | January 20, 2014 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-236-january-20-2014 <p></p><p>Today on <em>Current State:</em> the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and Chevy's sweep of the Car and Truck of the Year Awards; young people and cars; MSU's Project 60/50; Sites of Conscience; and a Broad Art Museum documentary airs on WKAR-TV.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:17:34 +0000 Current State 48186 at http://wkar.org Chevy takes top prizes at this year's NAIAS http://wkar.org/post/chevy-takes-top-prizes-years-naias <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://naias.com/">North American International Auto Show</a> is underway at Cobo Center in Detroit. Hundreds of thousands of people will visit the show to see the latest cars, trucks, and prototypes. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:13:52 +0000 Current State 48187 at http://wkar.org Chevy takes top prizes at this year's NAIAS Auto industry eyes shifting transportation priorities http://wkar.org/post/auto-industry-eyes-shifting-transportation-priorities <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Michigan’s surging auto industry is front and center this week at the Detroit Auto Show, but young Americans may be a shrinking part of the hoopla. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:10:41 +0000 Current State 48188 at http://wkar.org Auto industry eyes shifting transportation priorities Project 60/50 kicks off year-long human rights conversation http://wkar.org/post/project-6050-kicks-year-long-human-rights-conversation <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>This year marks the anniversary of two crucial moments in our country’s long history of inequality. Sixty years ago, the Supreme Court handed out its landmark decision in Brown versus the Topeka Board of Education, which effectively ended legal segregation of our nation’s public schools. And 50 years ago this year, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:09:26 +0000 Current State 48189 at http://wkar.org Project 60/50 kicks off year-long human rights conversation Project to map local civil rights history http://wkar.org/post/project-map-local-civil-rights-history <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>"Today, human rights are under attack in many parts of the world. But there is a pathway to building a just, humane, and peaceful future: The power of the past." That's how the organization <a href="http://www.sitesofconscience.org/">Sites of Conscience</a> explains its mission on its website. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:08:16 +0000 Current State 48190 at http://wkar.org Project to map local civil rights history New documentary chronicles the making of the Broad http://wkar.org/post/new-documentary-chronicles-making-broad <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Just over a year has passed since Michigan State University opened the <a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/">Broad Art Museum</a>. Through its design phase, construction and opening, the angular structure has been embraced by some and detested by others, while bringing worldwide attention to MSU. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:05:04 +0000 Current State 48191 at http://wkar.org New documentary chronicles the making of the Broad See the cars and trucks at the North American International Auto Show http://wkar.org/post/see-cars-and-trucks-north-american-international-auto-show <p>The North American International Auto Show is open to the public at Cobo Center in Detroit through Sunday. Here are just a few of the cars and trucks on display.</p><p>Hear <em>Current State's</em> coverage of the Detroit car show all this week.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:25:43 +0000 Current State 48184 at http://wkar.org See the cars and trucks at the North American International Auto Show