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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1/14/18: MLK Day at the Wright Museum / Hate Crimes Rise

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he Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is hosting a commemorative breakfast and daylong celebration for the Martin Luther King holiday. We'll get the details on the family friendly activities and special guests at the event. Episode 4610.

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1/7/18: William V. Banks Broadcast Museum & Media Center / Family Health Fair and Taste Fest

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A Detroit museum dedicated to the country's first Black owned-and-operated television station, WGPR-TV 62, is celebrating its 1st anniversary with a public event on Martin Luther King Day. Episode 4609.

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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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12/10/17: Motor City Re-Store / Mend on the Move

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The first round of matching grants in the new Motor City Re-Store program has been announced. More than 40 Detroit business owners will get financial assistance to make exterior improvements to their businesses. Episode 4605.

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12/3/17: Spirit of Giving Awards / International Blues Challenge

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A Detroit non-profit organization honors unsung heroes for their commitment to children, families and senior citizens. We'll get details on the "Spirit of Giving" awards gala given by Franklin-Wright Settlements. Episode 4604.

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11/26/17: Hope Starts Here / Black Male Teachers

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On the next American Black Journal: An early childhood initiative, "Hope Starts Here," led by The Kresge Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation reaches an important milestone in its mission to make Detroit a city that puts young children and families first.

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11/19/17: American Black Journal Post-Election Roadshow

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We’re on the road to talk about Detroit: Post-election. Two city council members join Stephen Henderson to give their perspectives on how the city is doing and their priorities for next year. Plus, I’ll talk with fellow journalists about Detroit’s future.

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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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11/5/17: Hudson-Webber Foundation / Detroit Doll Show

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On the next American Black Journal: Hudson-Webber Foundation shifts its funding strategy to focus on quality jobs, affordable housing and safe, thriving neighborhoods. We'll get the details from the foundation's President & CEO. Plus, the 6th annual Detroit Doll Show celebrates history, culture, and self-love with dolls of color.

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10/22/17: "I Dream Detroit" / Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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A survey of women of color in Detroit shows that most don't feel included in the city's economic revival. Plus, it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We'll get the latest on research, screening and therapies. Episode 4551.

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Michigan State Police Protest / W.I.S.D.O.M.

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Local activists plan a rally at the Michigan State Police Headquarters in response to the death of a Black teen who was shocked with a Taser by a state trooper and a controversial social media post by the MSP director.

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10/8/17: Ford Resource & Engagement Center / Step Afrika!

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On the next American Black Journal: Ford Motor Company expands its commitment to Detroit neighborhoods by opening its second Resource and Engagement Center in the city. We'll get details on the support services and cultural activities offered to residents through the center. Plus, the Washington, D.C.-based dance company, Step Afrika!, combines the tradition of stepping with the paintings of Afri

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10/1/17: Motown Mansion / Diversity & Venture Capital

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One of Detroit's most famous private residences is having an estate sale and global auction. Plus, we discuss the efforts to increase minority leadership in start-ups and early stage companies. Episode 4548.

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American Black Journal | One Detroit Education Roadshow | Extras

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Get the extended tour of Brightmoor and hear more from DPSCD Superintendent Nikolai Vitti as he answers the audience's pressing questions about the state of education in Detroit.

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