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5/12/19: American Black Journal – Slavery At Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox Of Liberty

Stephen gets a one-on-one tour of the exhibition at the Charles H. Wright Museum that has stirred protests in the African-American community. The exhibit, “Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty,” explores the lives of the enslaved people on Thomas Jefferson’s plantation. Stephen talks with the museum’s CEO and with a member of the community coalition opposed to the exhibit.

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5/5/19: American Black Journal – Judge Damon Keith / African American Art / Focus: HOPE

We’ll remember federal judge and civil rights champion, the Hon. Damon Keith, when he sat down with Stephen in 2014 for a rare one-on-one interview. Plus, internationally acclaimed artist Charles Bibbs talks about his unique work and the impact of African American art. And, Focus: HOPE is recruiting Detroiters for its free job training program. We’ll find out what it takes to enroll and the types of job opportunities it can lead to.

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Crusader for Justice: Judge Damon Keith

Detroit’s own civil rights icon, federal judge Damon Keith, passed away this weekend. He was 96. One Detroit contributor, Stephen Henderson sat down with Judge Damon Keith in 2014 for an in-depth interview on his career, his life, and his biography, “Crusader for Justice: Federal Judge Damon J. Keith”.

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