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10/8/17: Ford Resource & Engagement Center / Step Afrika!

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On the next American Black Journal: Ford Motor Company expands its commitment to Detroit neighborhoods by opening its second Resource and Engagement Center in the city. We'll get details on the support services and cultural activities offered to residents through the center.  Plus, the Washington, D.C.-based dance company, Step Afrika!, combines the tradition of stepping with the paintings of African American artist Jacob Lawrence for a high-energy performance coming to the Detroit Institute of Arts.  Don't miss American Black Journal on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and again on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on Detroit Public TV, WTVS-Channel 56.

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Ford Resource and Engagement Center/Step Afrika Ford makes an investment in a Detroit neighborhood. Dance Afrika in Detroit. Ep. 4549


Ford Resource and Engagement Center | Clip Ford makes an investment in a Detroit neighborhood. Episode 4549/Segment 1


Step Afrika | Clip Step Afrika combines stepping and art for a unique performance. Episode 4549/Segment 3



Related Links:

Ford Resource and Engagement Center 

Detroit Public Schools Foundation

Step Afrika! 


American Black Journal is a part of

One Detroit - Detroit Public TV


American Black Journal is Funded by

DTE Energy Foundation


Ford Motor Company Fund





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Sundays 9:30 a.m. ET
Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. ET

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Sundays 6:30 p.m. ET


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