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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1/7/18: 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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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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7/31/16: American Black Journal Special: Racial Attitudes

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Stephen Henderson teams up with One Detroit to explore racial attitudes in Detroit and outward with a panel of community leaders.

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7/17/16: United We Stand Sculpture / Black History Maker

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On the next American Black Journal, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History prepares to unveil a landmark sculpture commemorating the 1967 riots. Episode 4441.

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10/25/15: African-American 490 Challenge / Live6 Alliance

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A coalition of African-American women’s groups comes together to raise money to get more than 1,000 abandoned rape kits processed. We have details on this new campaign that’s bringing awareness to sexual assault. Plus, we have a special report on the Detroit neighborhood long known for its commercial corridor, and the new plans to revitalize the area. Episode 4404.

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3/20/16: DPS Interim Superintendent / “Writing my Wrongs”

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We meet Alycia Meriweather, DPS’ new interim superintendent; Shaka Senghor discusses his new book, "Writing my Wrongs." Episode 4424.

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1/10/16: Black Lives Matter / Pray the Violence out of Detroit

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We devote the entire program to a frank discussion – and a search for answers – to the violence tearing apart the black community. From black-on-black crime to the lethal force used by police officers, we talk with community activists about what can be done to stop the violence and deaths. Episode 4414.

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6/10/15: Best of American Black Journal

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Every week, we bring you interviews and stories that are inspiring, educational or entertaining. We tackle the issues and topics that matter to our community, and we explore the traditions and achievements of African-Americans. On this special edition of American Black Journal, we give  you another look at some of our recent conversations. Episode 4328.

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5/24/15: A Conversation with Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy

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Host Stephen Henderson talks in-depth with Prosecutor Kym Worthy about the criminal cases she’s prosecuted, including the high-profile corruption trial of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Episode 4327.

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January 4, 2015: A Conversation with Police Chief James Craig

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A frank conversation about public safety in Detroit with Police Chief James Craig. Episode 4311.

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8/31/14: Lessons Learned from Ferguson

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An in-depth look at the aftermath, issues, and questions surrounding the death of Michael Brown, and unarmed black teenager, at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Episode 4237.

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3/23/14: Crusader for Justice: A Conversation with Judge Damon Keith

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An in-depth conversation with the renowned federal judge who has delivered landmark rulings on civil rights. Episode 4218.

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10/6/13: Youth Violence / MiVote.org

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An in-depth discussion about youth violence in Detroit and other urban cities. Episode 4202.

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