American Black Journal

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American Black Journal is an historic television program that has been presenting issues and events from African-American perspectives since 1968. It is designed to be fast-paced with more segments and a mix of field and studio elements. The segments feature topics about the arts and culture and also cover community issues such as politics, race, and religion.

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Episodes 157

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal 37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

American Black Journal

37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

We discuss the 37th anniversary of the Detroit Jazz Festival. Ep 4447.

25:44

37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

25:44

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Poverty, Prison & Delinquency / Earn + Learn Program

American Black Journal

Poverty, Prison & Delinquency / Earn + Learn Program

A look at the direct link between growing up poor and going to prison. Ep 4438.

26:46

Poverty, Prison & Delinquency / Earn + Learn Program

26:46

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal A Day of Heart / Welcome to Osborn

American Black Journal

A Day of Heart / Welcome to Osborn

Efforts to prevent heart disease; art project transforms a neighborhood. Ep 4445.

26:45

A Day of Heart / Welcome to Osborn

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Men of Courage / Summer Youth Festival

American Black Journal

Men of Courage / Summer Youth Festival

Details on “Men of Courage.” Plus, young people showcase their artistic talents. Ep 4444.

30:59

Men of Courage / Summer Youth Festival

30:59

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Clips 290

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal 37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival – Part I

American Black Journal

37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival – Part I

What to expect at this year’s Detroit Jazz Festival. Ep 4447/Seg 1.

15:44

37th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival – Part I

15:44

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal 37th Annual Jazz Festival – Part II

American Black Journal

37th Annual Jazz Festival – Part II

We continue the discussion about Detroit Jazz Festival programming. Ep 4447/Seg 3.

12:24

37th Annual Jazz Festival – Part II

12:24

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal On This Day Detroit – 8/28/16

American Black Journal

On This Day Detroit – 8/28/16

Ken Coleman takes a look at important moments in Detroit’s black history. Ep 4447/Seg 2.

0:47

On This Day Detroit – 8/28/16

0:47

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal On This Day Detroit – 8/14/16

American Black Journal

On This Day Detroit – 8/14/16

Ken Coleman takes a look back at African-American life in Detroit. Ep 4445/Seg 2.

0:47

On This Day Detroit – 8/14/16

0:47

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal “Welcome to Osborn” Mural Project

American Black Journal

“Welcome to Osborn” Mural Project

Detroit’s Osborn neighborhood has been transformed into an art destination. Ep 4445/Seg 3.

10:31

“Welcome to Osborn” Mural Project

10:31

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal A Day of Heart

American Black Journal

A Day of Heart

An upcoming event to raise awareness about heart disease. Ep 4445/Seg 1.

10:08

A Day of Heart

10:08

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Men of Courage

American Black Journal

Men of Courage

A national program aims to change the perception of black men in America. Ep 4444/Seg 1.

10:36

Men of Courage

10:36

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal On This Day Detroit – 8/7/16

American Black Journal

On This Day Detroit – 8/7/16

Ken Coleman looks back at African-American life in Detroit. Ep 515/Seg 2.

0:42

On This Day Detroit – 8/7/16

0:42

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Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Kathleen Cleaver on American Black Journal - 2/21/16

American Black Journal

Kathleen Cleaver on American Black Journal - 2/21/16

Stephen talks with former Black Panther Party member Kathleen Cleaver.

1:28

Kathleen Cleaver on American Black Journal - 2/21/16

1:28

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