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On the next American Black Journal, we'll get a preview of the 39th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival Presented by Quicken Loans over the Labor Day weekend.  Stephen gets all the information you need  -- from this year's artist lineup to the economic impact on...

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7/22/18: Ribs R&B Festival / Video archive from CPT

More than 150,000 people are expected at this year’s Ribs R&B Music Festival at Hart Plaza. Founder of the festival Johnnie Washington talks to Stephen about the event. Plus, we continue with American Black Journal’s 50th anniversary celebration with archive highlights from “CPT”.

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7/15/18: National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention and Career Fair

On the next American Black Journal, more than 3,000 journalists, media professionals and students will descend upon Detroit for the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention and Career Fair on August 1-5. We’ll get details on the activities and newsmakers coming to town. Plus, we’ll have a frank conversation about the current state — and future outlook — for African American voices in the media. Don’t miss American Black Journal on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and again on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on Detroit Public TV, WTVS-Channel 56.

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7/8/18: Concert of Colors / Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame

On the next American Black Journal: CONCERT OF COLORS - Detroit's annual diversity festival, the "Concert of Colors," comes to Midtown July 11-15. Stephen talks with the event's founder, a community partner, and one of this year's music headliners: jazz...

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