Category: American Black Journal

9/15/19: American Black Journal – Jackie Wilson / Detroit Sports Zone

Legendary Detroit entertainer Jackie Wilson receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stephen talks with Wilson’s daughter, Brenda Wilson, and cousin Thelma Stubbs-Mitchell about the late singer who earned the nickname “Mr. Excitement.” Plus, the Detroit Sports Zone welcomes a new class of inductees into its High School Hall of Fame. We’ll talk about this year’s honorees who are recognized for being outstanding athletes who attended Detroit Public High Schools or for making major contributions to athletics.

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9/8/19: American Black Journal – The 1619 Project / Entertainment Social Justice

On the next American Black Journal, The New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” takes a comprehensive look at the start of slavery in America 400 years ago. Stephen talks with two of the initiative’s contributors about how the controversial project reframes U.S. history around the arrival of the first African slave ship in August of 1619.

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