6/4/17: Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination / Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967

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Award-winning author Herb Boyd joins Stephen to talk about his new book that documents the stories of African Americans in Detroit from the 1800s to the present day. Episode 4533.

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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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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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2/19/17: Tuskegee Airmen / Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

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One of the original Tuskegee Airmen, 94-year-old Frederick Henry, Sr., talks with Stephen about how the unit helped pave the way for full integration of the U.S military. Episode 4519.

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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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3/13/16: MDOT Trailblazer / 1967 Detroit

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In honor of Women’s History Month, we celebrate the trailblazing achievements of MDOT’s first African-American female Southwest Region Engineer. Plus, details on two major projects that are taking a look back at the 1967 Detroit rebellion and how far the City has come nearly 50 years later.

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5/1/16: Wayne County Commissioner Martha Scott / Bookstock

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Local Black history maker Martha Scott; details on metro Detroit's largest used book and media sale. Episode 4430.

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4/29/18: American Black Journal 50th Anniversary

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Four of the show's former hosts sit down to reminisce about their experiences on the program, the issues and topics they covered, and the importance of giving a voice to the African American community following the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. Episode 4623.

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American Black Journal | The Plot To Kill King, Cass Tech Scholarships

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American Black Journal delves into the decades long belief by some that Dr. King's assassination was the result of a government plot. And a Detroit entrepreneur gives back to his alma mater Cass Technical High School by awarding scholarships.

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3/25/18: Denise Nicholas / State of the Civil Rights Movement

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Detroit-born actress, activist and author Denise Nicholas receives a National Living Legend Award in Detroit. Plus, two national civil rights experts give their perspectives on the civil rights struggle in this country 50 years after the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Episode 4618.

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3/11/18: Morehouse Meets Motown / St. Stephen AME Church Centennial

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On the next American Black Journal, two legacy institutions that made their mark in Black history are teaming up for a celebration of excellence in music. Episode 4616.

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2/11/18: Wayne County Executive Warren Evans / Pioneering Black Women in Advertising

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Stephen talks with Wayne County Executive Warren Evans about his family's deep roots in Detroit's Black history. Plus, details on a book about the trailblazing African-American women in the advertising business. Episode 4613.

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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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6/25/17: Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti on DPSCD / Detroit 67: Perspectives

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The new superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools Community District, Dr. Nikolai Vitti, talks with Stephen Henderson about his priorities for the district, teachers, academics and student enrollment. Episode 4536.

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2/12/17: "Married But Single Too" / Black History Month at the Wright

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A star-studded lineup as we welcome the cast members of the new stage play "Married But Single Too," premiering in Detroit this week. Episode 4518.

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