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Buffalo Grocery Store Shooting Kills 10, Injures Three and Was Motivated by White Supremacy

As the African American community is gripped by another tragic mass shooting, Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony joins "American Black Journal" host Stephen Henderson to talk about the Buffalo shooting and the gunman's white supremacist views. Plus, they posit what needs to be done to reduce and eliminate these casualties, including white Americans' role in addressing racism. 

Drowning in Dues: The Cost of Water for Communities of Color

"American Black Journal" host Stephen Henderson talks with We the People of Detroit Co-founder Cecily McClellan and Wayne State University Law Professor Peter Hammer about the rising cost of water in Detroit, looming water shutoffs, and the racial disparities impacting access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water. 

Could Roe v. Wade Be Overturned This Year? The Ramifications We May See in Michigan

One Detroit Senior Producer connects with University of Michigan Law Professor Michigan Barbara McQuade about a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests the court's majority favors overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade court decision that granted the federal protection of abortion rights and what overturning the decision could mean for Michigan's abortion laws.

Last Year’s Flooding Damage Leaves Some Detroiters Still Waiting for Federal Aid, Repairs

Some Detroit homeowners are still trying to clean up the damage to their homes from last year’s major flooding events, and they’re still waiting for financial assistance. One Detroit contributors Stephen Henderson and Nolan Finley connect for a discussion about flooding relief, or lack thereof, for Detroit homeowners, the current state of the city’s infrastructure and the risks of heavy rain we may see in the future.

Detroit Tattoo Artist Lorri Thomas Inks Her Own Path to Success

One Detroit Arts & Culture host Satori Shakoor sits down with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri Thomas to learn more about the level of trust that's needed to work with clients on a tattoo, why it's referred to as ink therapy, and how she connects with her clients deeply to create a uniquely personal product.

ONE DETROIT EPISODES

5/23/22: One Detroit – Michigan Water Color Society, Sustainable Sushi, AAPI Story Series, Tattoo Artist Lorri Thomas

This week, One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan checks in with the Michigan Water Color Society ahead of its 75th-anniversary art exhibit at the Hannan Center. Then, Chris Jordan joins Sozai Restaurant Chef Hamije Sato to talk about sustainable sushi and being named Detroit Free Press' best new restaurant of 2022. Plus, One Detroit's AAPI Story Series continues with Lily and Jim for AAPI Heritage Month, and Detroit artist Lorri Thomas shares how she found her passion tattooing.

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5/23/22: American Black Journal – Buffalo Grocery Store Shooting, Cost of Water for Communities of Color

Another racially motivated shooting has rocked Black America. Host Stephen Henderson talks with Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony about the tragic mass shooting in Buffalo, NY that killed 10 African Americans and injured 3 others. Plus, Stephen looks at the rising cost of water and its impact on communities of color with We the People of Detroit co-founder Cecily McClellan and Wayne State law professor Peter Hammer.

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Future of Work Town Hall | Steering the Future: Moving the Motor City’s Auto Industry Forward

More than a century ago, Detroit's entrepreneurial spirit put the Michigan auto industry on the map as the Motor City, but how will Michigan continue to lead the automotive industry in the everchanging environment of the 21st century? One Detroit hosts a future of work town hall on the MIchigan auto industry with leaders from the Detroit Regional Chamber and MICHauto.

Collection of Horace Sheffield, Jr.’s Archives Coming to Wayne State University, WCCCD

Stephen talks with Horace Sheffield, Jr.'s son, Rev. Horace Sheffield III, about the influence and impact his father had on the trade unions during the civil rights movement. Plus, Sheffield III talks about upcoming plans to house thousands of items from his father’s archives in a massive collection at Wayne State University and Wayne County Community College District.

4/07/22: COVID313 – Special Education, Mental Health, COVID-19 Case Update

The COVID313 Town Hall takes a look at the social, emotional, behavioral and educational impacts of COVID-19 on special education students. Then, the Detroit Health Department gives an update on COVID-19 case rates, new variants and vaccines. Plus, the town hall talks about the pandemic's affect on workers' mental health.

St. Charles Lwanga Parish Prepares for its Centennial Celebration

"American Black Journal" producer AJ Walker visits St. Charles Lwanga parish, formerly known as St. Cecelia Church, for a wide-ranging discussion with its pastor, Fr. Theodore Parker, as the parish prepares for its 100th-anniversary celebration. The two talk about the history of Black Catholicism, the church's name change and the controversy over a painting of Black Jesus.

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  • Buffalo grocery store shootingBuffalo Grocery Store Shooting Kills 10, Injures Three and W…
    As the African American community is gripped by another tragic mass shooting, Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony joins "American Black Journal" host Stephen Henderson to talk about the Buffalo shooting and the gunman's white supremacist views. Plus, they posit what needs to be done to reduce and eliminate these casualties, including white Americans' role in addressing racism. [Read Now]
  • Cost of Water for communities of colorDrowning in Dues: The Cost of Water for Communities of Color
    "American Black Journal" host Stephen Henderson talks with We the People of Detroit Co-founder Cecily McClellan and Wayne State University Law Professor Peter Hammer about the rising cost of water in Detroit, looming water shutoffs, and the racial disparities impacting access to clean, safe and affordable drinking water. [Read Now]
  • Tattoo artist Lorri ThomasDetroit Tattoo Artist Lorri Thomas Inks Her Own Path to Succ…
    One Detroit Arts & Culture host Satori Shakoor sits down with Detroit tattoo artist Lorri Thomas to learn more about the level of trust that's needed to work with clients on a tattoo, why it's referred to as ink therapy, and how she connects with her clients deeply to create a uniquely personal product. [Read Now]
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    One Detroit Editor Chris Jordan sat down with members of the Michigan Water Color Society to discuss the importance of the nonprofit as a community arts resource in Detroit, the unique beauty of watercolor painting, and the inspiration behind some of the works that can be seen at the nonprofit's 75th anniversary art exhibit. [Read Now]
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