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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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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7/16/17: 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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7/30/17: "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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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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8/27/17: 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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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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Michigan State Police Protest / W.I.S.D.O.M.

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Local activists plan a rally at the Michigan State Police Headquarters in response to the death of a Black teen who was shocked with a Taser by a state trooper and a controversial social media post by the MSP director.

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11/26/17: Hope Starts Here / Black Male Teachers

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On the next American Black Journal: An early childhood initiative, "Hope Starts Here," led by The Kresge Foundation and W.K. Kellogg Foundation reaches an important milestone in its mission to make Detroit a city that puts young children and families first.

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3/18/18: Robin Hood Foundation / Small Business Workshop

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On the next American Black Journal, author, social advocate and Robin Hood Foundation CEO Wes Moore sits down with Stephen to talk about the fight to alleviate poverty and his best-selling book about the line between success and failure in our communities. Episode 4617.

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4/22/18: Racial Attacks / National Donate Life & Minority Health Month

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Stephen sits down with the president of the Detroit NAACP, Rev. Wendell Anthony, to talk about the recent events involving racial profiling and attacks on Black men, including the arrests of two men at a Starbucks store and a local teen who was shot at by a homeowner after knocking on his door to get directions. Episode 4622.

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5/13/18: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses / Twisted Storytellers Podcast

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A national education program is helping small business owners in the Detroit area grow their companies and create jobs in the community. We'll talk about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. Episode 4625.

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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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Uniting for Flint Kids / Russell Simmons on Flint / Gary Simmons Public Art Installation

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Hip hop mogul and philanthropist Russell Simmons talks about the devastating impact of the lead-contaminated water on Flint residents and what he's doing to continue to draw attention to the crisis. Episode 4502.

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