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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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12/3/17: Spirit of Giving Awards / International Blues Challenge

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A Detroit non-profit organization honors unsung heroes for their commitment to children, families and senior citizens. We'll get details on the "Spirit of Giving" awards gala given by Franklin-Wright Settlements. Episode 4604.

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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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Self-Regulation

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Self-regulation is the ability to control thoughts, emotions and behaviors. It is a learned skill and something that takes a lot of practice to develop. It is very important that children develop these skills for regulating their emotions, thoughts and behaviors.

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11/12/2017: Michigan Science Center / Apprenticeship Expo Show

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On the next American Black Journal: The Michigan Science Center celebrates it's fifth birthday with an award-winning, international exhibition. We'll talk with the CEO about how the museum is inspiring and empowering children. Plus, there's a demand for skilled tradespeople, and the upcoming Apprenticeship Expo will introduce Detroiters to options in the construction and transportation industries.

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Being Thankful

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Being grateful for the everyday, simple things is a great way to teach appreciation, empathy and compassion.

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Reading Tips

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Reading is a fantastic way to explore the world without filling your gas tank or buying a bus pass. What better way to learn about someone else’s view of the world then by stepping right into it?

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Pre-Halloween Fun

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While costumes and trick or treating are a highlight on October 31, the best part for me as a child and as an adult, are the days leading up to Halloween.

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Giving choices

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Giving children choices encourages responsibility, allows them to explore the world through trial and error, lets them to express their independence or autonomy and helps teach them how to make good choices in the future.

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9/28/17: Dr. Nikolai Vitti / Maria's Story

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Detroit Schools Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti, discusses the start of the school year, his concerns and the new things he is trying in the district. Episode 622.

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American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen - an initiative to help combat the dropout crisis in this country

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STEM Resources

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