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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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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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9/17/17: "Summer '67" / Mission City in Brightmoor / Dr. Nikolai Vitti - Chalkbeat Detroit Report

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The historical society for the country's first Black owned and operated television station, WGPR, launches a series of screenings and talkbacks with filmmakers. The first documentary focuses on the lives lost during the 1967 Detroit rebellion. Plus, we'll preview our upcoming Education Roadshow with a look at the educational challenges in Detroit's Brightmoor community. Episode 4547.

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9/10/17: QLine / Hatch Detroit

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After giving more than a half-million free rides over the summer, Detroit's new QLINE is now charging passengers. We'll find out what's new and improved about the streetcar system. Episode 4546.

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9/3/17: Hatred in America / "139 Square Miles" Report

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After the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, how does the nation move forward? We'll have a frank conversation about hatred, racism and anger. Episode 4545.

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8/27/17: 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival

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The world's largest free jazz festival takes over downtown Detroit over the Labor Day weekend. We'll find out what's new, who's performing, and how the popular event benefits Detroit. Episode 4544.

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8/20/17: Partner Morning Program / Trinity International Film Festival

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The call has gone out for 2,500 volunteers to mentor students in the Cornerstone Schools when classes resume next month. Plus, independent filmmakers show off their culturally diverse works at a Detroit-based film festival in downtown Detroit. Episode 4543.

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8/13/17: Minority-Owned Businesses / African World Festival

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We take a look at the progress and challenges of minority-owned businesses during Detroit's revitalization. Episode 4542.

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8/6/17: Minority Donor Awareness Week / Detroit Revitalization Fellows

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On the next American Black Journal: More than half of the people on organ donation waiting lists are people of color. We'll talk about efforts to increase the number of African American organ and tissue donors. Also, details on a program that is attracting and retaining professionals to assist in Detroit's resurgence. Plus, teachers go to class to learn how to relate better to their multicultura

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7/30/17: "Detroit" Movie / Inequality in Detroit / Minority Entrepreneurship

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We'll analyze the new movie "Detroit" and how it portrays a terrifying chapter in the City's history.

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American Black Journal Roadshow: Detroit 1967 and Today

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Tune in to American Black Journal Wednesday, 7/26 at 7pm ET to watch the American Black Journal Roadshow: Detroit 1967 and Today

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7/16/17: Detroit 1967 Media Coverage / "AFTER/LIFE"

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What effect did the mass media have on the 1967 Detroit rebellion? We'll get details on an upcoming event focusing on media coverage then and now. Also, were the events of that turbulent summer a "riot" or a "rebellion"? Episode 4539.

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7/9/17: Men of Excellence Awards / Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemoration Event

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The Michigan Chronicle celebrates a milestone anniversary for its Men of Excellence awards that honor the achievements of African American men. Episode 4538.

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7/2/17: Hot Topics: President Trump & Police Shootings

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As Donald Trump nears the 6-month mark of his presidency, we reconvene a special roundtable of guests to talk about his policies so far and the impact on minorities. Episode 4537.

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