This week on American Black Journal:

Rep. Brenda Lawrence Shares her Experience from the Capitol Insurrection 

One year after protesters stormed inside the United States Capitol Jan. 6 with hopes to attack the country’s electoral process, host Stephen Henderson sits down with 14th District Michigan Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence to recount how it felt to be inside the Capitol during the insurrection. She also shares her thoughts on the divisive protests at the TCF Center in Detroit on election night 2020, and how the two events are connected.

Looking Back at 2021’s Best Guests and Stories 

Plus, Stephen will take a reflective view on the last year of American Black Journal; all the great guests, stories and more. He’ll bring back conversations around the COVID-19 vaccinations, the death of George Floyd and prosecution of Derek Chauvin, and Black women’s leadership in the church and roles in Hollywood.


Stephen Henderson is the Founding Editor of BridgeDetroit, and a former writer and editor for the Detroit Free Press, Baltimore Sun and Chicago Tribune. Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary,...

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