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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.

Brooks Lumber & Hardware

One way or another, this city has our signature,” owner Ray Formosa told One Detroit. Check out the history of this Corktown hardware store, established in 1896.

Mackinac Policy Conference 2019

Since 2011 Detroit Public TV and the Detroit Regional Chamber partner to provide Michigan citizens access to the Mackinac Policy Conference May 29–31, 2019. Coverage features speakers and insightful panels with statewide and national business, government and community...

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”.

Are the Kids All Right? The Well-Being of Children Roadshow

The team from Detroit Public TV’s “One Detroit” and “American Black Journal” presented a live Solutions Roadshow – “The Well-being of the Child: Are the Kids All Right?” – at City Covenant Church in the Brightmoor neighborhood.

4/14/19: American Black Journal – Every School Day Counts Detroit / The Black Knight

The Every School Day Counts Detroit campaign is part of a national initiative to combat chronic student absences, which tend to peak after spring break. The campaign includes a citywide student-to-student “challenge” demonstrating reasons to be engaged and present at school. Plus, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and her father Clifford talk with Stephen about Clifford’s new autobigraphy detailing the segregation and other struggles he experienced at West Point and in the Army.

4/11/19: One Detroit – Dana Nessel / Abner Hines

Christy sits down for a wide-ranging, one-on-one interview with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about her first three months in office. They talk about several of Nessel’s priorities including the Line 5 controversy, the investigation into the Catholic Church, prosecuting hate crimes, and her plans for Flint.

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