4/12/15: Jackets for Jobs / African-American Science Fiction
Host Stephen Henderson talks with Alison Vaughn, Founder & CEO of Jackets for Jobs, Inc. and former client, Angela Williams. Jackets for Jobs, Inc. provides low-income individuals with professional clothing for job interviews and offers training in career skills and employment etiquette. The local organization has helped more than 15,000 metro-Detroiters obtain employment, and will celebrate it’s 15th anniversary with a special program featuring fashion designer Tracy Reese as the keynote speaker.
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Kim Trent takes a look back at important moments in Detroit’s black history. This week’s segment features Angelo B. Henderson, Tad Talbert, and Diana Ross.
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When we think of science fiction, we usually think of fantasies and futuristic settings. But, how much do you know about science fiction’s role in African-American literature and music? Science fiction authors Keith Owens and Cornelius Fortune of Detroit Ink Publishing join us to expand our knowledge of science fiction’s connection to the Black experience.
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