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 194

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Examining Detroit 1967 Media Coverage / City Rising from the

American Black Journal

Examining Detroit 1967 Media Coverage / City Rising from the

Has Detroit media coverage changed since the 1967 rebellion? Ep 4539.

26:45

Examining Detroit 1967 Media Coverage / City Rising from the

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Men of Excellence Awards / Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemorati

American Black Journal

Men of Excellence Awards / Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemorati

Celebrating achievements of Black men; community event remembers Detroit ‘67. Ep 4538.

26:45

Men of Excellence Awards / Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemorati

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal President Trump’s Policies / Police Shootings

American Black Journal

President Trump’s Policies / Police Shootings

Impact of President Trump’s policies on minorities; acquittals of police officers. Ep 4537

26:45

President Trump’s Policies / Police Shootings

26:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal DPS Community District / Detroit 67: Perspectives

American Black Journal

DPS Community District / Detroit 67: Perspectives

A chat with DPS superintendent; new exhibit on the 1967 rebellion. Ep 4536.

26:45

DPS Community District / Detroit 67: Perspectives

26:45

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Clips 408

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal AFTER/LIFE: In Honor of the City Rising from the Ashes

American Black Journal

AFTER/LIFE: In Honor of the City Rising from the Ashes

A stage production focuses on the role of women in the Detroit rebellion. Ep 4539/Seg 4.

8:43

AFTER/LIFE: In Honor of the City Rising from the Ashes

8:43

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit 1967 Media Coverage: Then and Now

American Black Journal

Detroit 1967 Media Coverage: Then and Now

Has Detroit media coverage changed since the 1967 rebellion? Ep 4539/Seg 1.

8:20

Detroit 1967 Media Coverage: Then and Now

8:20

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal Interview: Ethics in Journalism

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Ethics in Journalism

A 1995 Detroit Black Journal interview about ethics in journalism. Ep 4539/Seg 3.

1:46

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Ethics in Journalism

1:46

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal “Riot” vs “Rebellion”

American Black Journal

“Riot” vs “Rebellion”

Summer of 1967 – was it a rioting or a rebellion? Ep 4539/Seg 2.

4:29

“Riot” vs “Rebellion”

4:29

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemoration Event

American Black Journal

Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemoration Event

A three-day anniversary event at the site of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. Ep 4538/Seg 3.

10:48

Detroit 1967 Uprising Commemoration Event

10:48

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal Interview: Wally Amos

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Wally Amos

A 1991 Detroit Black Journal interview with famous entrepreneur Wally Amos. Ep 4538/Seg 2.

1:52

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Wally Amos

1:52

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Men of Excellence Awards

American Black Journal

Men of Excellence Awards

The Michigan Chronicle honors the achievements of Black men. Ep 4538/Seg 1.

10:45

Men of Excellence Awards

10:45

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Detroit Black Journal Interview: Bobby Seale

American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Bobby Seale

'79 Detroit Black Journal interview with Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale. Ep 4537/S2

1:32

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Bobby Seale

1:32

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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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