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5/18/14: Ford Freedom Award / African Liberation Day

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Two big events are coming up this week in Detroit to celebrate African American achievement and the African experience. This week on American Black Journal we will tell you about the extraordinary heroes receiving this year's Ford Freedom Award. Plus, we'll hear about the local activities planned for African Liberation Day.

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5/11/14: Coleman A. Young Foundation / One Day in Detroit

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Hundreds of young people have become successful college graduates thanks to Detroit's first black mayor. We'll talk with the Executive Director of the Coleman A. Young Foundation. Plus, hundreds of Detroiters get a chance to tell their own stories about their city through the lens of a video camera. We'll tell you about a project that documents one day in Detroit.

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5/4/14: The NBA and Racism / The Sphinx Organization and Inclusion

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We talk with two Detroit sports journalists about the fallout from the racist remarks made by L.A. Clippers owner, Donald Sterling. Plus, Sphinx Organization founder, Aaron Dworkin, joins us to talk about his efforts to get more diversity in classical music. Episode 4224.

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4/27/14: Detroit Future City / Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair Urban Agriculture Scholarship

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What are the next steps for the comprehensive strategic plan for Detroit's future? We'll talk with Detroit Future City Executive Director, Ken Cockrel Jr., about the projects and priorities for his team over the next two years. Plus, we'll tell you how local kids can win scholarships at this year's Michigan State Fair.

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4/20/14: Foster Care Awareness Month / Project Healthy Living

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Thousands of Michigan children who have suffered from neglect, abuse, or loss depend upon foster care parents to give them a loving home. We'll talk with the Children's Center about the issues surrounding foster care and the need to recruit more families to take care of these at-risk kids. Plus, United Health Organization is working to make the region healthier. Episode 4222.

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4/13/14: Vista Maria & Human Trafficking / Detroit City Chess Club

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Human trafficking is on the rise in Michigan. Detroit City Chess Club. Episode 4221

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4/3/14: Detroit's Talented Youth

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Meet two students who are leading the way as role models for young black males in Detroit.

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3/30/14: GreatSchoolsDetroit.org / Belle Isle Park

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Detroit parents now have a new tool to help them make a quality school choice for their children: “greatschoolsdetroit.org.” Plus, what changes can we expect to see on Belle Isle this summer? We’ll talk with the new managers of Detroit’s island gem. Episode 4219.

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3/23/14: Crusader for Justice: A Conversation with Judge Damon Keith

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An in-depth conversation with the renowned federal judge who has delivered landmark rulings on civil rights. Episode 4218.

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2/23/14: Mandela Memories / Sisters Code

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Remembering Nelson Mandela; local organization inspires women to enter technology field. Episode 4217.

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2/16/14: Have Faith in Heart Campaign / Pretty Brown Girl Movement

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Have Faith in Heart Campaign; Pretty Brown Girl Movement. Episode 4216.

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2/9/14: Black History Month at the Wright Museum / Chasing Crows: A True Detroit Success Story

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Learn more about special programming at the Charles H. Wright Museum. We hear the inspiring story of motivational speaker, Kevin Brown. Episode 4215.

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2/2/14: Detroit's Entertainment Roots

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The nation's first black-owned TV station; Rock N Roll Hall of Famer Little Willie John.

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1/26/14: Institute for Population Health / Downtown Boxing Youth Program

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Loretta Davis of Institute for Population Health; Khali Sweeney of Downtown Boxing Gym.

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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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