American Black Journal, 2018 Episode List


Episode 4613: Wayne County Executive Warren Evans / Pioneering Black Women in Advertising

Stephen talks with Wayne County Executive Warren Evans about his family's deep roots in Detroit's Black history. Original air date: 2/11/18.


American Black Journal Roadshow: African-Americans Telling Our Story

As American Black Journal celebrates its 50th year on Detroit Public Television, the show went on the road to the William V. Banks Broadcast Museum & Media Center for a frank conversation on the opportunities available for African-Americans to tell their story. Original air date: 2/4/18.


Episode 4612: Detroit Homeless Continuum of Care / Equitable Development Initiative

Detroit non-profit organizations that assist the homeless launch a new approach at getting people off the streets and into shelters and housing. We'll get the details on this new program model. Original air date: 1/28/18.


Episode 4611: Reformed: Memoir of a Juvenile Killer / John W. Barfield Interview

We 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. Original air date: 1/21/18.


Episode 4610: MLK Day at the Wright Museum / Hate Crimes Rise

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is hosting a commemorative breakfast and daylong celebration for the Martin Luther King holiday. We'll get the details on the family friendly activities and special guests at the event. Original air date: 1/14/18. 


Episode 4609: Williams V. Banks Broadcast Museum & Media Center / Family Health Fair and Taste Fest

A Detroit musuem 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. Original air date: 1/7/18. 



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