Shifting faith: Growing trend of young Black Americans are embracing spirituality over religion | Black Church in Detroit
A growing trend of younger African Americans are shifting from organized religion to spirituality. A Pew Research survey found that young Black adults are not only less religious but also less engaged with predominantly Black churches compared to their older counterparts. Guest host Orlando Bailey of BridgeDetroit talks with three ministers about young African Americans’ evolving faith practices.
“American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson leads a robust discussion with local African American real estate developers and leaders from organizations that are providing resources and tools to help level the playing field for minority developers.
For National Family Caregivers Month, Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s Julie Lowenthal talks about the support services for family caregivers and the challenges they face. Fresh Perspectives Seminars’ Gwen Thomas shares details about its 10th annual Black Friday Scholarship Bootcamp; Plus, a performance by Alice McAllister Tillman and Alvin Waddles.
10th Annual Black Friday Scholarship Bootcamp offers educational opportunities rather than shopping sprees
In a bid to transform Black Friday from a day of shopping sprees to a day of educational empowerment, Gwen Thomas of Fresh Perspectives Seminars talks about the 10th annual Black Friday Scholarship Bootcamp on Nov. 24 in Detroit. She discusses her unique approach of encouraging families to shop for scholarships instead of retail bargains at the mall.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. The Area Agency on Aging 1-B’s Julie Lowenthal talks about the importance of support services and resources for family caregivers and the myriad challenges they face while caring for their loved ones. Plus, Lowenthal explores possible legislative policies that would ease the burdens faced by family caregivers.
Some of Michigan’s top experts in higher education and diversity, equity, and inclusion address how Michigan can improve outcomes for young students of color and what Michigan’s institutions of higher education must do to diversify their admissions and ensure first-generation students have the support they need.
The Children’s Center CEO, Higher education access, Detroit EV Mobility Program | American Black Journal
The Children’s Center’s new CEO Nicole Wells Stallworth sits down with host Stephen Henderson to share her vision for the organization. Henderson leads a panel discussion with some of Michigan’s top experts in college access and equity about how Michigan can improve outcomes for students of color. Plus, an EV Automotive Mobility Program is training Detroiters for the jobs of the future.
The Blackbottom Group has launched an innovative program, the EV Automotive Mobility Program, which equips Detroiters with the skills necessary for jobs that will soon be in high demand. The program offers hands-on training in the maintenance and repair of electric vehicles in an effort to bridge the gap and address the stark racial disparity within the EV industry.
New CEO Nicole Wells Stallworth leads The Children’s Center into new era with focus on children’s mental health
Nicole Wells Stallworth has been selected as the new CEO of The Children’s Center, a long-standing nonprofit that has advocated for Detroit-area children and families since 1929. She sat down with host Stephen Henderson to share her vision for the organization and express her commitment to bettering children’s mental and emotional health.
The “Black Church in Detroit” series examines the impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict on interfaith relationships in Detroit and how the Black Church can better navigate the tensions arising from it. Host Stephen Henderson talks with Bishop Charles Ellis III of Greater Grace Temple, Rev. Dr. Constance Simon from Fellowship Chapel, and Bishop Mbiyu Chui from the Shrine of the Black Madonna #1.