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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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8/9/15: African World Festival / Remembering Mel Farr

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This year’s African World Festival in Detroit pays homage to the 50th anniversary of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American history. We get the details on some of the exciting events planned for the festival, including some star power entertainment, a fashion show, and a 5K run/walk. Episode 4336.

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6/21/15: Black Fatherhood: Reclaiming our Legacy / ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day

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A book that looks at the importance of fathers being present in their children's lives. Plus, we discuss the upcoming Arise Detroit Nieghborhoods Day. Episode 4329.

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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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3/29/15: Tavis Smiley on Detroit

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Tavis Smiley joins American Black Journal contributor Jennifer White to discuss his decision to give viewers across the country an in-depth look at Detroit. 

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10/26/14: Motown the Musical

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It’s the music that took the world by storm, and now Detroit’s Motown sound is being celebrated on stage in “Motown the Musical.” Episode 4305.

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10/12/14: Death of a King: A Conversation with Tavis Smiley

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Television and radio host, Tavis Smiley, joins us to discuss his new book, “Death of a King.” Episode 4303.

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