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 186

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Alycia Meriweather / Mass Incarceration

American Black Journal

Alycia Meriweather / Mass Incarceration

DPSCD’s interim supt. on student achievement; pathways that lead to prison. Ep 4525.

26:46

Alycia Meriweather / Mass Incarceration

26:46

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Motown the Musical / Human Trafficking

American Black Journal

Motown the Musical / Human Trafficking

A conversation with Berry Gordy; raising awareness about human trafficking. Ep 4538.

26:45

Motown the Musical / Human Trafficking

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Research on Cancer Survivors / Small Business Workshop

American Black Journal

Research on Cancer Survivors / Small Business Workshop

The largest study on African Americans & cancer; workshop for small businesses. Ep 4536.

26:45

Research on Cancer Survivors / Small Business Workshop

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal 100 Years of Progress / Grants for Detroit Leaders

American Black Journal

100 Years of Progress / Grants for Detroit Leaders

Project traces progress of Blacks in Michigan; new funding for community leaders. Ep 4524.

26:44

100 Years of Progress / Grants for Detroit Leaders

26:44

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Clips 395

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal Interview: Don Barden

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Don Barden

Don Barden discusses being a business owner. Ep 4525/Seg 2.

0:51

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Don Barden

0:51

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Berry Gordy talks Motown the Musical

American Black Journal

Berry Gordy talks Motown the Musical

A conversation with Motown founder Berry Gordy. Ep 4528/Seg 1.

14:53

Berry Gordy talks Motown the Musical

14:53

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal: Minister Rasul Muhammad

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal: Minister Rasul Muhammad

Detroit Black Journal interview with Minister Rasul Muhammad. Ep 4528/Seg 2.

1:03

Detroit Black Journal: Minister Rasul Muhammad

1:03

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

American Black Journal

Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

Details on a special event for mental health awareness month. Ep 4528/Seg 3.

7:47

Raising Awareness About Human Trafficking

7:47

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Bookstock '17

American Black Journal

Bookstock '17

Thousands of used books and media go on sale for a good cause. Ep 4527/Seg 3.

11:10

Bookstock '17

11:10

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal Interview: Alex Haley

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Alex Haley

Interview with “Roots” author Alex Haley. Ep 4527/Seg 2.

1:01

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Alex Haley

1:01

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal The Intersection

American Black Journal

The Intersection

A look at the economic and social conditions that sparked 1967 uprising.

13:13

The Intersection

13:13

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal 2017 Small Business Workshop

American Black Journal

2017 Small Business Workshop

An annual workshop for Detroit-area small business owners. Ep 4526/Seg 3.

9:08

2017 Small Business Workshop

9:08

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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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