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
American Black Journal – Black History Month at The Wright, Sphinx Organization 25th anniversary, Sphinx Competition 2023
Resistance and resilience have always been a part of the African American experience, and this year the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is celebrating Black History Month with the theme of “Black Resistance.”
One Detroit – Detroit hip hop history, Matt Elliott, Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers, One Detroit Weekend
In celebration of hip hop’s 50th anniversary this year, One Detroit contributor Bryce Huffman takes a deep dive into the history of Detroit hip hop and how it’s still evolving today.
One Detroit: Michigan’s caregiving crisis, Richard Florida discusses downtown Detroit’s future
Caregiving: It’s a responsibility that those of us with aging loved ones may inevitably face. And for three Michigan caregivers, the life changes and challenges that come with it have become part of their everyday life.
American Black Journal – Wayne State Black Studies grant, Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II, Empowering Black businesses
Wayne State University has received a new $6 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to further invest in studies about the Black experience.