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American Black Journal

Obesity in African-American Women / Detroit Training Center

Video duration: 26:44Video has closed captioning.

On this episode of American Black Journal: We'll talk about the health challenges faced by overweight black women and how they can take charge of their health. Plus, a local organization is helping put Detroiters to work rebuilding the city. We'll tell you about the Detroit Training Center's efforts to reduce unemployment and re-train residents. Episode 4207.

Episodes of American Black Journal183

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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American Black Journal

NSO Youth & Detroit School Closings/Economic Development

A student voices concern on school closings; an organization builds up communities Ep 4523

25:40

NSO Youth & Detroit School Closings/Economic Development

25:40

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American Black Journal

Flint Racism/Head Start

Racism and the Flint water crisis. Local head start programs get a financial boost Ep 4522

26:04

Flint Racism/Head Start

26:04

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American Black Journal

Detroit Council of Baptist Pastors / Career Mastered Awards

New leadership for local pastoral coalition; local women honored for their achievements.

25:40

Detroit Council of Baptist Pastors / Career Mastered Awards

25:40

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Clips of American Black Journal382

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Capacity Building Grants for Detroit Community Leaders

American Black Journal

Capacity Building Grants for Detroit Community Leaders

Community leaders get help for their work in Detroit neighborhoods. Ep 4524/Seg 3.

6:26

Capacity Building Grants for Detroit Community Leaders

6:26

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American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Eartha Kitt

A look back at a 1978 Detroit Black Journal interview with Eartha Kitt. Ep 4524/Seg 2.

1:05

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Eartha Kitt

1:05

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American Black Journal

ReDream: Tsehaya Smith

Special look at the search for the American Dream. Ep 4524/Seg 4.

7:26

ReDream: Tsehaya Smith

7:26

Video thumbnail: American Black Journal Tracking Advancement: 100 Years of Progress?

American Black Journal

Tracking Advancement: 100 Years of Progress?

How much have Black people in Michigan progressed over the past 100 years? Ep 4524/Seg 1.

10:11

Tracking Advancement: 100 Years of Progress?

10:11

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American Black Journal

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Esther Gordy Edwards

Interview with Esther Gordy Edwards. Ep. 4523/Seg 2

1:28

Detroit Black Journal Interview: Esther Gordy Edwards

1:28

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American Black Journal

Detroit Performs: Sydney G. James

Profile of Detroit artist Sydney G James. Ep. 4523/Seg 4

6:30

Detroit Performs: Sydney G. James

6:30

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American Black Journal

Economic Development

A local organization uses a different approach to build up communities. Ep. 4523/Segment 3

7:17

Economic Development

7:17

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American Black Journal

NSO Youth

A Detroit student voices her concern on school closings. Ep 4523/Seg 1

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NSO Youth

8:39

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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.

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

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