The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History shares its museum’s plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023, including a prayer breakfast, workshops, the launch of a Presidential Lecture Series and more.
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History shares its plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Detroit historian and Michigan Advance reporter Ken Coleman discusses this summer’s 60th anniversary of the 1963 Walk to Freedom in Detroit. Plus, the Jit Masters perform.
“American Black Journal” welcomes in 2023 by revisiting some of the show’s thought-provoking conversations and interesting guests from the past year, including segments that focused on racial disparities, police brutality, arts and culture, and the Black Church in Detroit.
As Detroit’s Black church leaders look ahead to 2023, what are their goals, strategies and hopes for the new year? Host Stephen Henderson hears from three local pastors.
12/20/22: American Black Journal – Detroit Chapter NABJ 40th Anniversary, Michigan Barber School 75th Anniversary
The Detroit Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced a yearlong slate of events to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Plus, the Michigan Barber School celebrates 75 years of teaching Black barbers and hairstylists.
Michigan Third Circuit Court Judge John A. Murphy has announced his retirement after 44 years on the bench. He reflects on his years as a judge and the state of Black representation in the judicial system.
Covenant House Michigan, a Detroit-based nonprofit serves homeless youth, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Covenant House Executive Director Meagan Dunn explains the reasons that youth seek shelter and trauma-informed services from the nonprofit.
12/13/22: American Black Journal – Covenant House Michigan 25th anniversary, Judge John A. Murphy retires
Covenant House Michigan, a nonprofit that supports homeless youth, celebrates its 25th anniversary. Plus, Michigan’s longest-serving African American judge, the Honorable John A. Murphy of the Third Circuit Court, announces his retirement after 44 years on the bench.
This Week on American Black Journal: Thirty years ago, on November 5, 1992, Malice Green, an unarmed Black man, was killed by two white Detroit police officers after the officers approached Green in his parked car on the city's west side. Green's murder quickly rose...
City of Detroit Historian Jamon Jordan takes viewers on a tour of some of Detroit’s historic African American fraternity and sorority houses and the contributions these organizations have made in the city.