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Category: One Detroit

10/13/19: American Black Journal – Livernois Avenue Construction / Cliff Russell Tribute Dinner

Small business owners on Livernois Avenue in Detroit have been struggling to keep their doors open as they wait out a major streetscape construction project. Stephen talks with two business owners and City of Detroit executive Arthur Jemison about the impact and what the city is doing to assist the businesses. Plus, the late journalist and former Detroit Black Journal host Cliff Russell is being honored at a tribute dinner given by the Black Historic Sites Committee of the Detroit Historical Society. We’ll hear from Cliff’s family members and the hosts of the event.

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DEC – Congressional Representative Update

The Detroit Economic Club presented a conversation with the Honorable Debbie Dingell and the Honorable Fred Upton streamed live from the TCF Center by Detroit Public TV on Wednesday, October 2.

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Felicia’s Electric Mission

Felicia Wiseman, a union electrician in Detroit, is working to bring more African Americans and more women into the construction trades in a city where those groups are vastly underrepresented.

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