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2/10/13: Rare Photo Exhibit / Sphinx Organization

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We discuss a unique photo exhibition on the University of Michigan campus and, the Sphinx organization gets ready for its annual competition for talented young black and latino classical string musicians. Episode 4148.

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12/17/17: Hate Crimes Spike in Michigan / Hugs Not Bullets

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New FBI statistics show that hate crimes reported to police spiked last year in Michigan. Stephen talks with the head of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights about this disturbing trend. Episode 4606.

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9/24/17: Do we really care about our kids' education?

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Hosts Stephen Henderson and Christy McDonald explore the topic of education in Detroit during this special American Black Journal and One Detroit Roadshow.

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6/25/17: Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti on DPSCD / Detroit 67: Perspectives

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The new superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, talks with Stephen Henderson about his priorities for the district, teachers, academics and student enrollment. Episode 4536.

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Motown the Musical / Human Trafficking

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Legendary Motown founder Berry Gordy returns to Detroit for "Motown The Musical," the stage production about his storied life. Episode 4528.

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4/2/17: Detroit Public Schools Community District / Mass Incarceration

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On the next American Black Journal, Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather is here to talk about the DPSCD programs and initiatives that took place during her tenure. Episode 4525.

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2/5/17: American Black Journal talks mentorship at the Downtown Boxing Gym

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More than 100 community members and thought leaders joined together to discuss the value of mentorship in developing leaders of the next generation.

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1/1/17: The Best of American Black Journal in 2016

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Stephen looks back at some of his memorable guests and segments on the show in 2016. Episode 4513.

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Hugs, Not Bullets / Healthy Piquette Program

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Youth leaders in the city of Detroit urge residents to celebrate the New Year with hugs, not bullets. Plus, formerly homeless veterans are getting a chance to live a much healthier lifestyle.

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11/6/16: Get Out the Vote / FAR Therapeutic Arts & Recreation

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Stephen talks with Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony about the importance of making your voice heard at the polls and what's at stake for African Americans.

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10/30/16: The Case of Davontae Sanford / Motown Museum Expansion

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On the next American Black Journal, Stephen talks with Davontae Sanford, the young man who was wrongfully convicted of murdering four people as a teenager and spent nearly nine years in prison. Episode 4504.

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9/4/16: Black Male Achievement / Real Life 101

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We explore efforts to help young, black males succeed educationally and economically. We’ll find out how Detroit measures up when it comes to creating opportunities for young African-American men. Episode 4411.

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6/12/16: Willie Horton / Regional Transit Authority

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

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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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