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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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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10/23/16: Former Mayor Dennis Archer / Ingenuity College Preparatory Institute

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Former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer joins Stephen for a wide-ranging interview about his history making career, this year's historic Presidential election, and Detroit's historic bankruptcy and resurgence. Episode 4503.

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9/11/16: Hot Topics Roundtable / Dave Bing Future Leader Award Winner

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Our panel tackles some of the topics impacting the Black community: Donald Trump’s visit to a Black church in Detroit, NFL player Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest, and the firestorm created by actor/director Nate Parker’s rape case 17 years ago.

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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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4/5/15: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence / Tribute to Viola Liuzzo

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Host Stephen Henderson talks with one of Michigan’s newest congressional members, Brenda Lawrence, about her leadership role on Capital Hill and how she plans on driving the Democratic agenda. Plus, Wayne State University is awarding its first ever posthumous honorary degree to slain civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo. Episode 4320.

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February 8, 2015: Stallworth Legacy / WGPR-TV62

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Dr. Alma Stallworth, the first and only black woman to serve as chair of the powerful Public Utilities Committee, joins us to discuss her new memoir.  On September 29, 1075, WGPR-TV began broadcasting from a building on East Jefferson, becoming the first black-owned television station in the country. Plus, On This Day Detroit spotlights more important moments in Detroit’s black history. Ep 4316

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11/9/14: A Conversation with Wayne County Executive-elect Warren Evans

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We talk with Wayne County Executive-elect Warren Evans. Episode 4307. 

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1/19/14: Dr. King's Dream: How Far Have We Come?

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We reflect on the work of Dr. King and discuss the efforts to further his vision. Episode 4212.

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1/5/14: A Conversation with Dave Bing

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On American Black Journal, our guest is former Detroit mayor, Dave Bing.

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11/24/13: A Conversation with Kevyn Orr

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An in-depth discussion with Detroit Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr. Episode 4209.

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12/12/12: 2012 Year End Review

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Stephen Henderson reviews 2012 with guests. Episode 4143.

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9/2/12: Presidential Politics / Men's Health

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Discussion of the Presidential election and men's health. Episode 4134.

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