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1/21/18: Reformed: Memoir of a Juvenile Killer / John W. Barfield Interview

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On the next American Black Journal, we'll have the incredible story of Mario Bueno, who turned his life around after a childhood filled with drug abuse, violence and a prison sentence for killing a drug dealer at the age of 16. Episode 4611.

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11/12/2017: Michigan Science Center / Apprenticeship Expo Show

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On the next American Black Journal: The Michigan Science Center celebrates it's fifth birthday with an award-winning, international exhibition. We'll talk with the CEO about how the museum is inspiring and empowering children. Plus, there's a demand for skilled tradespeople, and the upcoming Apprenticeship Expo will introduce Detroiters to options in the construction and transportation industries.

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11/29/15: WSU President / Warrendale Community

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We talk with the President of Wayne State University about the historic gift from the Ilitch Family and the new program that’s providing opportunities for low-income students. Plus, we conclude our series on Detroit neighborhoods with a look at the Warrendale Community. Episode 4409.

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4/3/16: Detroit PAL “Kids at the Corner” Campaign / Small Business Workshop

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The Detroit Police Athletic League gets ready to break ground at the site of former Tiger Stadium. Plus, we’ll tell you where entrepreneurs can get some practical advice on starting and growing their businesses. Episode 4426.

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2/14/16: 400 Study Club / Heritage Optical Center

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In honor of Black History Month, we are talking with local history makers Teola Hunter, Barbara Jean Johnson, and George Barnes, Jr.

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12/20/15: Wayne County Year in Review / Dave Bing RE:DREAM

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Wayne County Executive Warren Evans talks with Stephen Henderson about his first year in office. What were the challenges and the successes? Also, we’ll have a candid interview with former Mayor Dave Bing about the City of Detroit, politics and his term in office. Episode 4412.

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1/24/16: The District Detroit / WGPR-TV Historical Exhibit

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We talk with the head of a minority firm selected to support the Ilitches new District Detroit project. Plus, native Detroiter and entertainment host Shaun Robinson comes home to help launch a museum exhibit about WGPR-TV. Episode 4416.

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12/27/15: The Best of American Black Journal in 2015

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Host Stephen Henderson takes a look back at 2015 with Reverend Jesse Jackson, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Doris Kearns Goodwin.

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11/22/15: College Campus Racism Protests / Black Friday “Black Out On The Avenue”

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College students are protesting racism on campuses across the country, following the incidents at the University of Missouri. We’ll hear from the University of Michigan about its plan to get in front of the issue and address diversity and racial equity on campus. Plus, a local event that encourages shoppers to support black businesses in Detroit on Black Friday. Episode 4408.

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11/1/15: Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment / MCL Jasco

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Enrollment opens November 1st for health coverage next year under the Affordable Care Act. Our panel of experts will provide the information you need to know to access affordable, quality healthcare. Plus, one of Detroit’s most successful minority entrepreneurs is here to talk about his journey and his commitment to hiring young people. Episode 4405.

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10/4/15: Entrepreneur John W. Barfield / Mental Health Campaign

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Entrepreneur John Barfield is here to discuss his rags-to-riches story as the founder of one of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses. We discuss the new documentary and book that chronicles his amazing journey. Plus, two local agencies team up in an effort to get rid of the stigma associated with mental health disorders, especially in the African-American community. Episode 4401.

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9/20/15: MMSDC President / Men’s Empowerment Conference in Detroit

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We meet the new head of an organization that promotes the development of minority businesses and helps them secure contracts. Plus, a local church hosts a conference aimed at empowering men with the skills to succeed in life. And, we’ll meet an American Graduate Champion who’s helping young women transition from high school to college. Episode 4342.

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8/2/15: Minority-Owned Businesses in Detroit / Detroit Kitchen Connect

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The concern over a shortage of minority-owned businesses in Detroit’s downtown and midtown districts. Plus, we get expert financial and marketing advice for small minority businesses. And we show you how food entrepreneurs are getting a helping hand from Eastern Market. Episode 4335.

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6/10/15: Best of American Black Journal

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Every week, we bring you interviews and stories that are inspiring, educational or entertaining. We tackle the issues and topics that matter to our community, and we explore the traditions and achievements of African-Americans. On this special edition of American Black Journal, we give  you another look at some of our recent conversations. Episode 4328.

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5/10/15: Super Business Girl / McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour

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Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur – 12-year-old Asia Newson – joins us to discuss her company, her latest business ventures, and how she is helping Detroit youth. Plus, McDonald’s kicks off a concert tour featuring a lineup of powerhouse gospel talent, all in an effort to raise awareness of a charity that helps local families. Episode 4325.

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