Small business owners on Livernois Avenue in Detroit have been struggling to keep their doors open as they wait out a major streetscape construction project. Stephen talks with two business owners and City of Detroit executive Arthur Jemison about the impact and what the city is doing to assist the businesses. Plus, the late journalist and former Detroit Black Journal host Cliff Russell is being honored at a tribute dinner given by the Black Historic Sites Committee of the Detroit Historical Society. We’ll hear from Cliff’s family members and the hosts of the event.
In a new Workforce Development Roadshow filmed September 9 at the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation, “One Detroit” and “American Black Journal” went on the road to discuss workforce issues.