Across Detroit the effects of climate change are evident.
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, Henderson is a Detroit resident and native.
American Black Journal – Urban Consulate, Violinist Regina Carter, Human rights activist Randall Robinson
Urban Consulate, a network that brings people together to share ideas on building just and equitable communities, is launching a collection of videos, titled “Urban Consulate: In Session,” featuring African American changemakers who offer knowledge in their respective fields of expertise.
American Black Journal – Trailblazing African American women in ministry
American Black Journal’s “Black Church in Detroit” series highlights two trailblazing African American women in ministry.
One Detroit – ‘Nine Parts’ film, Citizen Science, Stacey ‘Hotwaxx’ Hale, One Detroit Weekend
One Detroit’s Chris Jordan joined the production team on-location of the “Nine Parts” filming in Flint and Detroit in May 2022 for a behind-the-scenes look at how Raffo’s play was adapted into a screenplay.
American Black Journal – The state of Black real estate development in Detroit
American Black Journal and BridgeDetroit team up to examine the current state of Black real estate development in Detroit with excerpts from a virtual town hall titled, “Building Black Development.”
One Detroit – State of the City, Detroit Paratransit services, Gayelynn McKinney, One Detroit Weekend
One Detroit contributors Stephen Henderson, host of American Black Journal, and Nolan Finley, editorial page editor at the Detroit News, sat down to discuss the focal points of the mayor’s speech.
American Black Journal – 2023 Economic outlook for African Americans, Alvin AIley American Dance Theater
Examining the economic outlook for 2023 and its impact on African Americans, “American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson speaks with Mark S. Lee about the financial forecast as the pandemic eases.
American Black Journal – The historical impact of Detroit’s Black churches
Host Stephen Henderson sits down for an extremely interesting and educational conversation about the historical impact of Detroit’s Black churches with Rev. Lawrence Rodgers, pastor of Second Baptist Church, and Dr. Richard Smith, a retired VP at Henry Ford Hospital and longtime member of St. Matthew’s and St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church.
One Detroit – Ukrainian refugee students, Rev. Horace Sheffield III, DSO’s Classical Roots concert, One Detroit Weekend
One Detroit’s Bill Kubota sits down with students, teachers and administrators at the Manoogian School to learn about the common thread that connects these two communities throughout history and how some refugee students are responding to the war back home.
American Black Journal – Detroit’s Black political representation, Michigan State University mass shooting
“American Black Journal” contributor Orlando Bailey, the engagement director for BridgeDetroit, sat down with longtime Detroit political consultant Adolph Mongo to talk about the city’s Black political representation over the years, how it has changed and why