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 175

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American Black Journal

Ceasefire Detroit / Detroit Repertory Theatre

A community approach to gun violence; Detroit Repertory Theatre celebrates 60 years.

26:46

Ceasefire Detroit / Detroit Repertory Theatre

26:46

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American Black Journal

Men of Courage / 2016 NEIdeas Challenge Winners

Efforts to change stereotypes about black men; winning small business ideas. Ep 4515.

26:45

Men of Courage / 2016 NEIdeas Challenge Winners

26:45

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American Black Journal

WGPR-TV Museum / Young Fathers Standing United

Detroit welcomes a new museum; local group helps men become better fathers. Ep 4514.

26:46

WGPR-TV Museum / Young Fathers Standing United

26:46

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American Black Journal

Best of 2016

A look back at some of our memorable guests and segments from 2016. Ep 4513.

26:51

Best of 2016

26:51

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Clips 348

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American Black Journal

Ceasefire Detroit

A community-driven approach to stopping gun violence in Detroit. Ep 4516/Seg 1.

11:34

Ceasefire Detroit

11:34

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American Black Journal

Detroit Repertory Theatre

The Detroit Repertory Theatre celebrates 60 years of entertaining audiences. Ep 4516/Seg 3

11:14

Detroit Repertory Theatre

11:14

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Esther Rolle on Detroit Black Journal

American Black Journal

Esther Rolle on Detroit Black Journal

We look back at a 1982 Detroit Black Journal interview with actress Esther Rolle. E 4516/2

1:23

Esther Rolle on Detroit Black Journal

1:23

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American Black Journal

2016 NEIdeas Challenge Winners

Small business owners come up with winning ideas to grow their companies. Ep 4515/Seg 3.

14:19

2016 NEIdeas Challenge Winners

14:19

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Carole Gist – Detroit Black Journal, 1990

American Black Journal

Carole Gist – Detroit Black Journal, 1990

A look back at a 1990 interview with the first black Miss USA, Carole Gist. Ep 4515/Seg 2.

1:19

Carole Gist – Detroit Black Journal, 1990

1:19

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American Black Journal

Ford Motor Company Men of Courage

Using the MLK holiday to create positive social and economic change. Ep 4515/Seg 1.

8:15

Ford Motor Company Men of Courage

8:15

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American Black Journal

Congressman John Conyers - 2000

Here’s a look back at one of our historic interviews from 2000. Ep 4514/Seg 2.

2:14

Congressman John Conyers - 2000

2:14

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American Black Journal

WGPR-TV Museum

Museum honors the legacy of the country’s 1st black owned TV station. Ep 4514/Seg 1.

13:40

WGPR-TV Museum

13:40

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Previews 1

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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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