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7/26/15: National Medical Association Convention / Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority

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Stephen Henderson talks with the Speaker of the House of Delegates of the National Medical Association, Dr. Lonnie Joe about the upcoming NMA convention set to take place at Cobo Center. Topics include minority health and the Affordable Care Act.

Watch Dr. Joe's segment here:



Ken Coleman takes us through this week in Detroit’s Black History. The Reverend C.L. Franklin was shot and killed in his home, Teola Hunter was tapped as the running mate for gubernatorial candidate Larry Owen, and “Dancing in the Street” was released.

Watch On This Day Detroit here:



Stephen Henderson discusses the stigma surrounding mental disease in the African-American community, as well as the warning signs of mental illness with Dr. Carmen McIntyre, the Chief Medical Officer at the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority.

Watch Dr. McIntyre's segment here:



We take a brief look at the new Outdoor Adventure Center in downtown Detroit. The center will be a place to encourage activity amongst the city’s youth as well as promote the outdoors. Governor Snyder expresses his satisfaction at the finished center and encourages its utilization. The Outdoor Adventure Center is part of the resurgent Riverfront Area including Milliken State Park and Belle Isle. 

Watch Outdoor Adventure Center's segment here:




Watch the full episode here:


For more information about our guests:

National Medical Association

On This Day Detroit

Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority



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