7/12/15: The State of the Black Child in Detroit / B.A.L.L. Foundation Basketball Camp / Racquet Up Detroit | Programs | DPTV

7/12/15: The State of the Black Child in Detroit / B.A.L.L. Foundation Basketball Camp / Racquet Up Detroit

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Stephen Henderson discusses the state of the African-American child in Detroit and how to improve quality of life through educational outreach with Allyson Jones, Vice President of the National Black Child Development Institute.

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Ken Coleman highlights some significant historical moments that happened this week in African-American life in Detroit. Featured figures include Michigan Chronicle’s Bill Matney, newspaper columnist Susan Watson, Detroit Lions’ great Barry Sanders.

Watch the On This Day Detroit segment here:



Stephen Henderson talks with Randy Henry and Jade Goodlow about the B.A.L.L. Foundation, a summer basketball camp for Detroit youth, emphasizing healthy life choices and community empowerment and helping kids become well-rounded citizens.

Watch the B.A.L.L. Foundation Basketball Camp segment here:



Racquet Up Detroit is a sports program mentoring Detroit youth in academic and lifelong success. We take a look at the educational strides this program is taking. Episode

Watch the Racquet Up Detroit segment here:


Related Links:

National Black Child Development Institute

On This Day Detroit 

B.A.L.L. Foundation

RacquetUp Detroit 

Michigan American Graduate


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