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7/10/16: ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day / Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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We find out more about the 10th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day. Plus, ballroom dancers raise funds and awareness for mental illness in the Black community. Ep 4440.

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6/5/16: Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan / Major General Gwendolyn Bingham

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N. Charles Anderson joins us to discuss The Urban League of Detroit’s special milestone anniversary. We’ll also meet Major General Gwendolyn Bingham - a woman who broke numerous gender barriers in the U.S. Army. Episode 4425.

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5/22/16: Detroit Fly-In / Tuskegee Airmen

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We go on the road at Detroit City Airport for a special look at careers in aviation. Plus, members of the Tuskegee Airmen stop by to share their history-making stories. Episode 4433.

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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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4/24/16: Willie Horton Field of Dreams / Regional Transit Authority

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Detroit Tigers legend Willie Horton joins us to discuss his newest honor. Ep 4429.

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3/27/16: Urban League of Detroit & Southeastern Michigan / Major General Gwendolyn Bingham

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N. Charles Anderson joins us to discuss The Urban League of Detroit’s special milestone anniversary. We’ll also meet Major General Gwendolyn Bingham - a woman who broke numerous gender barriers in the U.S. Army. Episode 4425.

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3/20/16: DPS Interim Superintendent / “Writing my Wrongs”

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We meet Alycia Meriweather, DPS’ new interim superintendent; Shaka Senghor discusses his new book, "Writing my Wrongs." Episode 4424.

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3/6/16: Dave Bing on Detroit’s Resurgence / Career Mastered Awards

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Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing talks about his concern over the lack of Detroiters involved in the City’s resurgence and the growing frustration of minority companies and residents. Episode 4422.

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2/21/16: Special Interview for Former Black Panther Party Leader Kathleen Cleaver

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Host Stephen Henderson interviews Kathleen Cleaver, Emory University Professor of Law and former Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party. Episode 4420.

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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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2/7/16: Detroit Public School Crisis / American Heart Month

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We discuss the crisis in Detroit Public School with Ivy Bailey, Detroit Federation of Teachers Interim President, about the future of Detroit schools. Plus, it’s American Heart Month, so we have some life-saving advice for African-American women. Episode 4418.

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11/8/15: “Say & Play With Words” Initiative / Detroit PAL Programs

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Detroit foundations are investing in a new program to increase the vocabulary and literacy skills in two Detroit neighborhoods. Plus, the Detroit Police Athletic League launches new programs that pair officers with inner-city kids on the baseball field and in the field of photography. Episode 4406.

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12/13/15: Black Male Achievement

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We devote our entire program to a conversation on the efforts to help young black males succeed educationally and economically. We find out how Detroit measures up when it comes to creating opportunities for young black men. Plus, we learn about a program that promotes a college education instead of incarceration. Episode 4411. Original air date: 12/13/15.

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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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1/10/16: Black Lives Matter / Pray the Violence out of Detroit

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We devote the entire program to a frank discussion – and a search for answers – to the violence tearing apart the black community. From black-on-black crime to the lethal force used by police officers, we talk with community activists about what can be done to stop the violence and deaths. Episode 4414.

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