Browse shows on: Darryl Wood

Illiteracy and Black English (1985)
Guests: James Jr Smith, Delores Grant, Janet Morton, Steve Chennault, Jack Daniel
Host: Ed Gordon, Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Dianne Hudson
Duration: 00:59:16
Description: This show focuses on adult illiteracy and the use of Black English as a language.
Guests include Janet Morton, the literacy co-coordinator for Detroit Public Schools; Delores Grant, a student at the Literacy Volunteers of America; James Smith Jr., a tutor for the Literacy Volunteers of America; Steve Chennault, a sociolinguist; and Jack Daniel, an associate professor of communication at the University of Pittsburg.
Bloodlines and Bridges: The African Connection (1986)
Guests: Imani Humphrey, Sharon Stallworth, Thomas F. Stallworth III, Samuel Ajiri, Ricardo Solomon, G. Mennen Williams, John Conyers, Walter Morgan, Marion Crawford, Elise Davis, Kamal Amen Ra
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Darryl Wood, Debra Mims
Duration: 00:55:05
Description: This show explores the African roots of Detroiters.


Guests include: Imani Humphrey, founder of Aisha Shule an African centered charter school in Detroit, Thomas and Sharon Stallworth, the parents of a child attending the school; Dr. Samuel Ajiri, the president of Western Medical Systems, Inc., who is a native of Nigeria; Ricardo Solomon, chairman of the International Exchange council; the chief justice of the Michigan supreme court, G. Mennen Williams; congressman John Conyers; artist and art dealer, Walter Morgan; secretary of Wayne County government, Marion Crawford; Elise Davis, a researcher of African American history; and Kamal Amen Ra, an African drummer and dancer.
Graduation is the Bottom Line (1986)
Guests: Cheryl Head
Host: Beth Konrad, Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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, Ed Gordon, Diane Atkinson-Hudson, Trudy Gallant, Cheryl Head, Rich Mayk
Producer : Jay Nelson, Darryl Wood
Duration: 01:28:54
Description: This show is a discussion of what can be done about the high dropout rate in Detroit.

Guests are students, parents, members of the community, school administrators, and teachers.
State of Black America Report (1991)
Guests: N. Charles Anderson, Alan L. Keyes
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Carlota Almanza
Duration: 00:30:19
Description: Guest host Darryl Wood and guests N. Charles Anderson and Dr. Alan L. Keyes discuss the recently released State of Black America and its accusations that tax dollars are unfairly distributed.
Arthur Mitchell Arthur Mitchell (1994)
Guests: Arthur Mitchell
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: In this program, from 1994, host Darryl Wood interviews Arthur Mitchell, founder of the Dance Theater of Harlem. Mitchell was in Detroit to launch a youth dance program in conjunction with the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts.
Berry Gordy Berry Gordy (1994)
Guests: Berry Gordy
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: Founder of Motown Records, Berry Gordy is a legend in Detroit and around the country. Broadcast in 1994 as part of Gordy's tour to promote his autobiography, "To Be Loved," host Darryl Wood talks with Gordy about the early days of his career.
Black Conservatives/Ralph Wiley (1994)
Guests: Ron Edwards, Ralph Wiley
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:02
Description: This show is an interview with Ron Edwards, a radio talk show host and creator of "The Edwards Notebook", a radio commentary. It also includes a monologue by Ralph Wiley, author of "What Black People Should Do Now".
Gun Safety (1994)
Guests: Benny Napoleon, Corey Edwards, Eugene Edwards, Robert Ficano
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:04
Description: This show is about increases in gun violence and lack of proper gun safety in the home. It includes interviews with Deputy Chief of Detroit police, Benny Napoleon, and a victim of gun violence, Corey Edwards as well as gun safety tips. Other guests include Corey's father, Eugene Edwards and Robert Ficano the Wayne County sheriff.
New Work for a New Generation (1994)
Guests: Mel Farr, Harold Martin
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:30
Description: This show about entrepreneurship, focuses on the lives and work of two black entrepreneurs -- Harold Martin, former racecar driver and automotive engineer, now CEO of MVP Footwear, an international African American shoe company Martin founded; and Mel Farr, former football player, now automobile dealership owner.
Soul Food and Duke Ellington (1994)
Guests: Jonell Nash, Kimberly Camp
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Jonell Nash discuss Nash's new book and talks about how to make soul food recipes healthier. Also, Kimberly Camp talks about an exhibit about the life of Duke Ellington at the Museum of African-American History.
Black Business in Detroit (January 12, 1994)
Guests: Ricardo Solomon, Richard W. Shealey, Nezaa Bandele
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:12
Description: This show focuses on business, and considers solutions to inner city problems - specifically a joint venture between a bank and churches trying to spark development.

Guests include Wayne County Commissioner, Ricardo Solomon; Richard W. Shealey, president and chief executive officer of First Independence National Bank; and Nezaa Bandele, owner of Alkebulan Arts, a Detroit store that sells African cultural goods.
Untold Tales / Sampler (February 2, 1994)
Guests: Elaine Latzman Moon, Norman McRae, Pearl Cleage
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:06
Description: This show is a celebration of the black history and heroes of Detroit. It also includes segments on books, art, and music.

Guests include Elaine Latzman Moon, author of the book "Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes"; and Norman McRae, a Detroit area historian. There's also a monologue by Pearl Cleage, author of the book "Deals with the Devil and Other Reasons to Riot"; and a performance by Akoben.
Ken Cockrel Sr. / Mike's Guide (February 9, 1994)
Guests: Ken Jr Cockrel, Justin Ravitz, Bruce Hunt, Debra White-Hunt, Michael E. Fisher
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:54
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ken Cockrel, Jr. and Justin Ravitz discuss Ken Cockrel Sr.'s political work. Dance instructors Bruce Hunt and Deborah White-Hunt talk about founding the Detroit Windsor Dance Academy. Also, an interview with Michael E. Fisher about his book, "Mike's Guide to the Motor City"
Money (March 30, 1994)
Guests: Terry Savage, Jessie Carney Smith
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:11
Description: This show is has segments on money management and the book "Black Firsts", and includes a tribute to Malcolm X from a 1979 episode.

Guests include Terry Savage, author and personal finance expert, and Jessie Carney Smith, the author of "Black Firsts".
South Africa (April 20, 1994)
Guests: Howard Wolpe, Nathan McCall
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:51
Description: This show examines South Africa's first multiracial election through discussion with Howard Wolpe, former congressman and the chairman of house subcommittee on Africa. It also includes an interview with Nathan McCall, author of the book "Makes Me Wanna Holler", about his life and time in prison.
Mel Farr and Susan Taylor (May 4, 1994)
Guests: Mel Farr, Susan Taylor
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:10
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Mel Farr discuss Farr's work ethic and his plan for success. Also, an interview with Susan Taylor about her work as the editor-in-chief of Essence magazine.
Calculating Change in Detroit (May 18, 1994)
Guests: Aziz Khalifa, Shirley Sanders, Jacqueline Morrison
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:57
Description: This show explores reasons children are not doing well in math and sciences and new initiatives to try to improve.
Guests include Aziz Khalifa, a high school science teacher; Shirley Sanders, a parent; and Jacqueline Morrison of the Detroit Urban League.
Lani Guinier / Her Story (May 25, 1994)
Guests: Lani Guinier
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Lani Guinier. She is Harvard Law School's first black female professor, and a civil rights activist.
Ken Cockrel / Grace Frazier (June 15, 1994)
Guests: Ken Jr Cockrel, Justin Ravitz, Grace Frazier, Duane A. Elston, Dannie Brown
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show profiles the life of Ken Cockrel, a lawyer, city council member, and black activist leader. It also looks at Wayne State's educational programs using Grace Frazier's experience.

Guests include Ken Cockrel Jr., Ken Cockrel's son, Justin Ravitz, Cockrel's partner, Grace Frazier, an alumni of the community education outreach program, Duane A. Elston, a recruiter for the division of community education at Wayne State, and Dannie Brown, Wayne State University program coordinator.
Economic Empowerment (June 29, 1994)
Guests: Gregory Reed, James Perkins
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:56
Description: This show is about what churches do with their collection money and what should be done with it. It's an interview with attorney and author Gregory Reed about his book addressing the subject. Reverend James Perkins of Greater Christ Baptist Church also makes a statement in a short clip about what the church has done in the community.
O.J. Simpson (July 6, 1994)
Guests: Jim McFarlin, Elbert Hatchett, Emery King
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:03
Description: This show is about the media coverage and politics of the O.J. Simpson trial.

Guests include Emery King, an anchor of WDIV-TV; Jim McFarlin, a TV writer for the Detroit News; and attorney Elbert Hatchett.
Tiger Stadium Lisa Ilitch Murray (July 13, 1994)
Guests: Lisa Ilitch Murray
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:21
Description: This show is about the prospect of a new baseball stadium in Detroit. The guest is Lisa Ilitch Murray, Build the Ballpark coordinator and spokesperson. Also includes previews for upcoming summer shows.
Behind the Scenes in Music (July 20, 1994)
Guests: Greg Gumbel, Kathy Baylor, Michael J. Powell
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show features an interview with Greg Gumbel, a television sportscaster, about his life, a music video by Tony, Toni, Tone, and discussion of how song writing and publishing works.

Guests include Greg Gumble, Kathy Baylor, a creative scout for Midnight Music, and Michael J. Powell a music producer.
Reality TV (July 27, 1994)
Guests: Jim McFarlin, Jerry Cleveland, Council Cargle, Kim Newhouse, Alonzo De Carlo
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:18
Description: This show explores how realistically blacks are portrayed on TV shows and the impact these shows have on society. It also includes a feature on the play, "A Soldier's Play".

Guests include Jim McFarlin, TV critic for the Detroit News; Jerry Cleveland, the director of "A Soldier's Play"; and actors Council Cargle, Kim Newhouse, and Alonzo De Carlo from "A Soldier's Play".
Nation of Islam (August 3, 1994)
Guests: Ajib Rashadeen, Rasul Muhammad
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:46
Description: This show is an effort to dispel myths about Islam.

Guests include Minister Rasul Muhammad and Minister Rashadeen Ajib, both ministers of separate local mosques.
Foster Care (1995)
Guests: Donald Phillips, Ernest Turner, Deirdre Bellomo, John Krapohl
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:20
Description: This show explores reasons black children are in foster care, and adoption of black children by white families.
Guests include Donald Phillips, community outreach coordinator for Lutheran Social Services of Michigan's Detroit foster care program; Reverend Ernest Turner, a foster parent; Deirdre Bellomo the white mother of an adopted African American child; and John Krapohl, an African American who was adopted by a white family.
Hoop Dreams (1995)
Guests: Arthur Jr. Agee, William Gates, Perry Watson, Ron Washington
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:44
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Arthur Agee, Jr. and William Gates discuss a recently-released documentary about them and their efforts to become professional basketball players. Also, Perry Watson and Ron Washington discuss the economic factors that influence young black men to want to become professional athletes.
Jesse Jackson (3) Jesse Jackson (3) (1995)
Guests: Lois Williams, Deborah Franklin, Jesse Jackson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: This 1995 program, most of which consists of an interview of Jesse Jackson by host Darryl Wood, is fascinating because of the light it sheds on the political atmosphere of the mid 1990s.
Leslie Dunner (1995)
Guests: Leslie Dunner, Amyre Makupson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:52
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Leslie Dunner discuss Dunner's life and his work to introduce younger generations to orchestra music. Also, Amyre Makupson talks about her experiences as a biracial woman in journalism.
Relationships (1995)
Guests: Audrey Chapman
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Duration: 00:21:51
Description: This show is about relationships between black men and women.

The guest is Audrey B. Chapman, a counselor at Howard University, radio talk show host, and author of the book "Entitled to Good Loving".
The Million Man March (1995)
Guests: Jim McFarlin, Jonathan Blakley, Bill Johnson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:15
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Jim McFarlin, Jonathan Blakley, and Bill Johnson discuss media coverage of the Million Man March and Louis Farrakhan's speech at the March.
Dr. Claud Anderson 01/06/1995 (January 6, 1995)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:55
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Claud Anderson discuss Anderson's new book Black Labor, White Wealth and why American public policy by design has created a permanent black underclass.
Black Child in Crisis (January 27, 1995)
Guests: James Washington
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:26
Description: This show is an interview with author James Washington focusing on his book, "Conversations with God". "Conversations with God" is about the history of African American prayer.
Dr. Claud Anderson 02/10/1995 (February 10, 1995)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Claud Anderson continue their discussion from the previous month's episode of Anderson's book, Black Labor, White Wealth. In the discussion Dr. Anderson talks about potential solutions to the inequality towards blacks in the economy.
O.J. Simpson (February 17, 1995)
Guests: Elbert Hatchett, Jim McFarlin, Desiree Cooper
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Elbert Hatchett, Jim McFarlin, and Desiree Cooper discuss the O.J. Simpson trial and the factor that race will play in the verdict.
Affirmative Action (March 31, 1995)
Guests: Jerome R. Watson, Reggie Turner
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about Affirmative Action and what the focus of Affirmative Action policies should be. The show was prompted by president Clinton's review of Affirmative Action policies.

Guests include attorney Jerome R. Watson, who has written about and conducted seminars on Affirmative Action; and attorney Reginald Turner, president of the Wolverine Bar Association, a professional association of African-American attorneys in Michigan.
RU 486 (April 14, 1995)
Guests: Rebecca J. Williams, Patricia A. Ferguson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:43
Description: This show is a discussion of RU 486, the "abortion pill", and whether it is safe for black women and should be used.

Guests are Dr. Rebecca J. Williams, senior staff at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Henry Ford Hospital; and Dr. Patricia A. Ferguson, an obstetrician and gynecologist for a private practice.
Domestic Terrorism (May 12, 1995)
Guests: Beth Hawkins, Howard Simon, Juan Mateo, General Laney
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about the terrorism bill, exploring questions such as how much power is too much and how likely another bombing like Oklahoma City bombing is.

Guests include Howard Simon, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan; General Laney, executive director of the Motor City Sportsman's Association; attorney Juan Mateo, who has handle several cases involving federal police misconduct; and Beth Hawkins, an investigative reporter for the Metro Times.
Made in Detroit (May 19, 1995)
Guests: Bill Merriweather, Gerald Johnson, Joan Knight, Dewayne Porter
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about development in Detroit.
Guests are Made in Detroit Incorporated members, Bill Merriweather and Gerald Johnson. The normal show is followed by a segment on the Detroit Symphony Show house, with its history given by Joan Knight of Joan Knight Interiors, and information on the decor from interior designer, Dewayne Porter.
The Criminal Justice System (June 16, 1995)
Guests: Henry W. III Glaspie, Elbert Hatchett, Conrad Jr. Mallet, Benjamin Blake
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: This show is about blacks in the criminal justice system and whether prejudices exist.
Guests include Conrad Mallet Jr., a Michigan Supreme Court justice; criminal defense attorney Elbert Hatchett; Henry W. Glaspie III, a recruiter and community outreach officer for the FBI; and Benjamin Blake, division chief for the Wayne County prosecutor's office.
Recorders Court (September 22, 1995)
Guests: Kim Worthy, Benjamin Blake, Esther Rolle
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about abolition of recorders court and the merging of its docket with Wayne county circuit court. It also includes an interview with actress Esther Rolle (famous for her roles in the TV shows "Maude" and "Good Times"), and Darryl Wood's commentary on the death of Deletha Word. Deletha Word died after being beaten to death on a bridge in Detroit in front of a crowd of 40 people.
Guests are Judge Kim Worthy of the Recorders Court; and Chief of the Youth Offender Victims Services and Community Outreach for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, Benjamin Blake.
Media Misinformation & Million Man March (September 29, 1995)
Guests: Kwame Kenyatta, David X, Allen Tumpkin, Desiree Cooper
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about the issues behind the idea of the million man march before it took place.
Guests include Desiree Cooper, editor in chief of the Metro Times; Kwame Kenyatta, a Detroit board of education member; talk show host Allen Tumpkin for WXYT radio; and Minister David X of the Nation of Islam.
Talk Radio (October 13, 1995)
Guests: Bob Law, John Arnold, Mark Scott
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about the popularity of talk radio as "the voice of the people".
Guests include Bob Law, music director and host of "night talk" radio; John Arnold of WCHB radio; and Mark Scott of WXYT radio.
PowerNomics Corporation of America (October 27, 1995)
Guests: Claud Anderson, Kelvin Boston
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Dr. Claud Anderson about the controversies surrounding his books. Dr. Anderson is the president of PowerNomics Corporation of America, a company aimed at making African Americans more self-sufficient and competitive. There is a short clip of Kelvin Boston, from the TV show "The Color of Money", between the interview with Dr. Anderson and footage of a speech given by him.
Stanley Crouch / Jazz (December 1, 1995)
Guests: Stanley Crouch, Phil Lasley, Don Mayberry
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:22:30
Description: This show is an interview with Stanley Crouch about his view of America and his new book, "The All-American Skin Game, or Decoy of Race: The Long and the Short of It, 1990-1994". Stanley Crouch is a writer and jazz critic. Following the interview, there is a jazz performance by Detroit musicians Phil Lasley and Don Mayberry.
Ethics in Journalism (December 22, 1995)
Guests: Michele Vernon-Chesley, Chuck Stokes, Desiree Cooper
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about the role of journalists in today's society and the ethics of journalism.
Guests include Desiree' Cooper, editor and chief of the Metro Times; Michele Vernon-Chesley, director of the Journalism Institute for Minorities at Wayne State University; and, by phone, Chuck Stokes, editorial director of WXYZ-TV.
Susan Taylor (December 29, 1995)
Guests: Susan Taylor
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Susan Taylor about her new book, "Lessons in Living". She is the editor of Essence magazine, a TV show host, and activist.
Darrell Dawsey (1996)
Guests: Darrell Dawsey
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Darrell Dawsey discuss Dawsey's new book about the experiences of young black men.
Dr. Death (1996)
Guests: Geoffrey Fieger, Don Gonyea
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:32:02
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Geoffrey Fieger and Don Gonyea discuss the trial of Dr. Jack Kevorkian and the ethics of assisted suicide.
How to Love a Black Man (1996)
Guests: Ronn Elmore
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:35
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Ronn Elmore discuss difficulties in relationships between black men and black women, as well as Elmore's new book, How to Love a Black Man.
Killing Time (1996)
Guests: Donald Freed
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:04
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Donald Freed discuss Freed's new book "Killing Time" and the O.J. Simpson trial.
Private Prisons (1996)
Guests: Ed Vaughn, Benjamin Blake, Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:28
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ed Vaughn and Benjamin Blake discuss recent controversy regarding juvenile correction facilities. Also, Dr. Claud Anderson discusses the corporations involved with the private prisons.
Real Sports (1996)
Guests: Ike Griffin
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:47
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Ike Griffin discuss athletes being accused of crimes and the economics of college athletics.
Welfare Reform (1996)
Guests: Gerald H. Miller, Beverly McDonald, Derinda Roberts, William Cunningham
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:46
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Gerald H. Miller and Beverly McDonald discuss recent changes made to Michigan's welfare system. Also, a segment on an award given to Derinda Roberts and a segment where Fr. William Cunningham discusses job training.
Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis (1996)
Guests: Wynton Marsalis
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: This 1996 program consists of an interview by ABJ host Darryl Wood with renowned trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis, who was 34 at the time. The interview provides insight, not just into Marsalis, but also into the nature of jazz music, and more broadly, the role of the artist in society.
Addiction to Gambling (January 19, 1996)
Guests: Warren Biller, Stephen A. Thomas, Steven R. Miller
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about gambling addictions. Guests include Warren Biller, executive director of Michigan Council on Problem Gambling and addicted gambler; attorney Stephen A. Thomas, who specializes in bankruptcy; psychologist Dr. Steven R. Miller, who works with addicts; and "Jon", a member of Gambler's Anonymous.
Computer Show (March 8, 1996)
Guests: Fred Hall, Hermine Turner
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:21:19
Description: This show is about computers - "from the basics to the internet". Guests are Fred Hall, founder and president of the Novatech Computer Services, a training and networking center; and Hermine Turner, of Midwest Business Systems.
Million Man March (March 15, 1996)
Guests: Michael Cottman
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Duration: 00:22:04
Description: This show is about the million man march after it took place focusing on whether it did anything and Michael Cottman's photo journal of the event.
Oscar Blackout (March 29, 1996)
Guests: Greg Mathis, Lisa Wexton, Jim McFarlin
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about the status of blacks in Hollywood.
Guests are Judge Greg Mathis; Jim McFarlin, a TV critic for the Detroit Sunday Journal; and Lisa Wexton, a film critic from the Metro Times.
Mojo/Classical (April 12, 1996)
Guests: Electrifying Mojo, Brazeal Dennard, Leslie B. Dunner
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is about African American music and the end of the Electrifying Mojo's career. Guests are the Electrifying Mojo, a Detroit based radio personality; and Dr. Leslie B. Dunner; conductor of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. There is also a clip of Brazeal Dennard, a choral founder and conductor for an all black group named after himself.
Terry McMillan (May 17, 1996)
Guests: Terry McMillan
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with author Terry McMillan, best known for "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back".
Black Man Come Home (June 7, 1996)
Guests: Lyn Lewis, Renee Lowe, Preston W. Smyth, Allen Martin
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about the epidemic of single parent households among the black community.

Guests include Dr. Lyn Lewis, the chair of the sociology department at University of Detroit; clinical psychologist Renee Lowe, who works for Joy for Jesus, which helps urban youth to succeed and tries to have positive impacts on their families and communities; Preston W. Smyth, the associate pastor of Hope UMC and divorced father of three; and Allen Martin, substance abuse prevention coordinator for the city of Detroit and founder of 'Take Back Our City'.
Tavis Smiley: Hard Left (June 21, 1996)
Guests: Tavis Smiley
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:33:30
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Tavis Smiley discuss his book Hard Left, and the need for racial diversity in talk radio.
Carl T. Rowan (November 13, 1996)
Guests: Carl T. Rowan
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:45
Description: This show is an interview with Carl T. Rowan about his book, The Coming Race War in America. Carl Rowan, a former National Security Council member, is considered one of the 20th century's most distinguished African American journalists. He was an award-winning columnist for the Washington Post and Chicago Sun-Times.
Vibe Magazine (November 27, 1996)
Guests: Keith Clinkscales
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:32:11
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Keith Clinkscales discuss the magazine's hiring practices and its promotion of black culture.
Dr. Claud Anderson (December 18, 1996)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:46
Description: This show is an interview with Dr. Claud Anderson about his books on economic empowerment for blacks. Dr. Anderson is the president of PowerNomics Corporation of America, a company aimed at making African Americans more self-sufficient and competitive.
Dr. Claud Anderson 12/18/1996 (December 18, 1996)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:46
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Claud Anderson discuss the response to Anderson's book, Black Labor, White Wealth, and his new book, Powernomics. They also discuss the need for black economic empowerment.
Black Authors (1997)
Guests: LaJoyce Brookshire, E. Lynn Harris
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Duration: 00:26:10
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest LaJoyce Brookshire discuss Brookshire's novelization of the film Soul Food. Also, E. Lynn Harris discusses his writing career.
Gladys Knight (1997)
Guests: Gladys Knight
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:15
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Gladys Knight discuss Knight's life and Motown career. Includes footage of a music video featuring Knight.
Ken Hamblin and the Henrietta Marie (1997)
Guests: Ken Hamblin, Michael Cottman
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:32:08
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Ken Hamblin discuss Hamblin's radio show and the need for changes in how African-Americans present themselves to society. Also, Michael Cottman discusses his visit to the wreckage of the slave ship Henrietta Marie and the book that he wrote about the experience.
News Forum (1997)
Guests: Vicki Thomas, Desiree Cooper, Cliff Russell
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:33:59
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Vicki Thomas, Desiree Cooper, and Cliff Russell discuss recent building projects in Detroit, challenges faced by minority-owned contractors, and criticism of the mayor.
Dennis Kimbro (January 8, 1997)
Guests: Dennis P. Kimbro
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Dennis Kimbro about his book and how to achieve greatness. He is an author, professor, and motivational speaker.
Color Blind (January 22, 1997)
Guests: Ellis Cose
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Ellis Cose about his book, "Color Blind", and whether America can be improved in "seeing beyond race". Ellis Cose is a columnist, author, independent radio producer, and contributing editor for Newsweek magazine.
Sports Forum: Ike Griffin, Mike Stone, Quentin King (January 29, 1997)
Guests: Ike Griffin, Quentin King, Mike Stone
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:20
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ike Griffin, Mike Stone, and Quentin King discuss criminal activity by athletes, racial bias in the NFL, and Tiger Woods.
Isiah Thomas part 2 (February 19, 1997)
Guests: Isiah Thomas
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is the continuation of an interview with Isiah Thomas, a basketball player for the Detroit Pistons.
Glass Ceiling, Loida Lewis (April 2, 1997)
Guests: Loida Lewis
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is an interview with Loida Lewis about her husband's book and her view of corporate America. Loida Lewis is known as a lawyer, author, industrialist, philanthropist, and motivational speaker. She was also married to Reginald Lewis, the owner of the largest U.S. company to be owned by an African American.
Confirmation (May 7, 1997)
Guests: Susan Taylor, Khephra Burns
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:47
Description: This show is an interview with Susan Taylor and Khephra Burns about their book, "Confirmation". Susan Taylor is also the editor of Essence magazine, and Khephra Burns is her husband, an author, and TV writer.
Sports Forum: Ike Griffin, Damon Perry, and Eric Pate (May 14, 1997)
Guests: Ike Griffin, Damon Perry, Eric Pate
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about racial issues in sports, focusing on Tiger Woods.
Guests include Ike Griffin, host of the "real zone" evening show from WXYT radio; Damon Perry, "morning drive" host from WDFN sports radio; and Eric Pate, a sports columnist and WDFN sports radio personality.
Dr. Wright and Fr. Cunningham (May 28, 1997)
Guests: Charles H. Wright, William Cunningham
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Charles H. Wright discuss controversy regarding the new Museum of African-American History and the Museum's history. Also, a segment on the death of Fr. William Cunningham, including an interview done with him shortly before his death.
Finance (June 21, 1997)
Guests: Gail Perry-Mason, W. Howard Morris
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:17
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Gail Perry-Mason discuss investing and financial planning strategies. Also, W. Howard Morris talks about investing in the stock market.
Economic Development (June 25, 1997)
Guests: Anthony Neely, Gill Hill, Eddie Edwards, Charles Adams
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:46
Description: This show is about the role the black community will play in the economic redevelopment of Detroit.
Guests are Reverend Charles Adams of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church; Gill Hill, a Detroit City Council member; Anthony Neely, press secretary for mayor Dennis Archer; and Reverend Eddie Edwards from Joy of Jesus.
Black Films: Stereotypes (October 15, 1997)
Guests: Donald Bogle
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:41
Description: This show is about whether ending black stereotypes in movies will destroy the market for black films.
The guest is Donald Bogle, a well-known writer and film historian. His books focused on blacks in TV and movies.
Sports Forum: Ike Griffin, Eric Pate, and Kevin Poston (October 22, 1997)
Guests: Ike Griffin, Eric Pate, Kevin Poston
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:07
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ike Griffin and Eric Pate discuss current events in sports news. Also, a segment by Kevin Poston about challenges faced by black sports agents.
1997 Mayoral Election (November 5, 1997)
Guests: Curt Guyette, Bill Johnson, Ed Vaughn
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:57
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Curt Guyette, Bill Johnson, and Ed Vaughn discuss the reelection of Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer.
Personal Finance (November 27, 1997)
Guests: Gail Perry-Mason, Jack Chase
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Gail Perry-Mason discuss managing personal finances during the holiday season. Also, Jack Chase discusses how to avoid getting scammed.
Black Women in History (1998)
Guests: Kathleen Thompson, Darlene Clark Hine
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:41
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Kathleen Thompson and Darlene Clark Hine discuss Thompson and Hine's new book on the history of black women in America.
Cece Winans Part 1 (1998)
Guests: CeCe Winans
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:10
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest CeCe Winans discuss Winans' musical career, the gospel music industry, and her new album.
Cece Winans Part 2 (1998)
Guests: CeCe Winans
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:10
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest CeCe Winans discuss CeCe's split from her singing partner and brother BeBe Winans, balancing her career with her family life, and her faith. Also, announcing the results of a music giveaway.
Cornel West Cornel West (1998)
Guests: Cornel West
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:49
Description: In this program, from 1998, host Darryl Wood interviews highly regarded African American scholar Cornel West about the publication of his recently published book, "Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America." The book explores the meaning of community for African Americans and ideas for building a more hopeful future through a series of interviews with important public figures, such as Maya Angelou, Harry Belafonte, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Bill Bradley and Wynton Marsalis.

Detroit Casinos (1998)
Guests: Adolph Mongo, John Arnold, Don Barden
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:40
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Adolph Mongo and John Arnold discuss controversy regarding new casinos in Detroit. Also, Don Barden discusses his attempt to bid on one of the casino licenses.
Hip-Hop Music (1998)
Guests: Michael Eric Dyson, Karen Clark-Sheard
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:24
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Michael Eric Dyson discuss the relationship between hip-hop music and black culture. Also, Karen Clark-Sheard discusses the influence that hip-hop has had on gospel music.
NBA Lockout (1998)
Guests: Rob Parker, Drew Sharp, Kevin Poston
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:17
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Rob Parker, Drew Sharp, and Kevin Poston discuss labor disputes between NBA players and management.
Paul Robeson (1998)
Guests: Eric Williams, Charles Wright
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley, Michael K. Sellers
Duration: 00:27:08
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Eric Williams discuss the importance of preserving black literature. Also, Dr. Charles Wright discusses the life of Paul Robeson.
Tavis Smiley: On Air (1998)
Guests: Tavis Smiley
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:29:10
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Tavis Smiley discuss Smiley's new book, On Air, opportunities for black journalists, and the importance of political activism.
Sports Forum: Ike Griffin, Mike Stone, and Eric Pate (February 4, 1998)
Guests: Ike Griffin, Mike Stone, Eric Pate
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:36
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ike Griffin, Mike Stone and Eric Pate discuss recent events that have hurt the public image of the NBA and racial diversity in sports.
Sex in the Black Church (February 25, 1998)
Guests: Michael Eric Dyson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:23
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Michael Eric Dyson discuss Dyson's new book and his criticisms of how the Black church deals with issues of gender and sexuality.
Roberts vs Texaco (April 1, 1998)
Guests: Bari-Ellen Roberts
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:39
Description: This show is a an interview with Bari-Ellen Roberts about her legal battle with Texaco and her book, "Roberts vs. Texaco: A True Story of Race and Corporate America". Bari-Ellen Roberts lead the lawsuit against Texaco, which was the largest discrimination suit in history.
Police Brutality (April 15, 1998)
Guests: Reginald Crawford, James Tignanelli, Geoffrey Fieger
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:39
Description: This show is about black people, white cops, and excessive force. Guests include attorney Geoffrey Fieger; field training officer Reginald Crawford of the Detroit Police Department; and president of the Police Officer's Association of Michigan, Jim Tignanelli.
Domestic Abuse (May 6, 1998)
Guests: Imani Williams, Gail Parker, Joseph Gorman
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:40
Description: This show is about why domestic abuse happens and what can be done about it.
Guests include Imani Williams, a survivor of domestic abuse; clinical psychologist, Dr. Gail Parker; and Joseph Gorman, a specialist in violence in the workplace employee assistant programs.
News Forum (May 20, 1998)
Guests: Curt Guyette, Sharon Sexton
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:39
Description: This show is about Dennis Archer's plans for casinos in Detroit. Guests are Sharon Sexton, a reporter with the Michigan Citizen Newspaper; and Curt Guyette, an investigative reporter for the Metro Times.
Black Parenting (1999)
Guests: Anne C. Beal
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:53
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Anne C. Beal, M.D. discuss the book that Beal co-authored and parenting strategies for black families.
Black Parenting (1999)
Guests: Anne C. Beal
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:53
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Anne C. Beal, M.D. discuss the book that Beal co-authored and parenting strategies for black families.
Black Women in Business Forum (1999)
Guests: Gwen Wright, Sherry McGee, Gail Perry-Mason, Pam Rodgers
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:53
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Gwen Wright, Sherry McGee, Gail Perry Mason, and Pam Rodgers discuss their experiences as African-American businesswomen.
Deadly Effects of Racism (1999)
Guests: Melvin Williams
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:40
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Melvin Williams discuss how racial discrimination in cities has an impact on the average lifespan of African-American residents.
Joseph Jett (1999)
Guests: Joseph Jett
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:17
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Joseph Jett discuss Jett's role in the Kidder Peabody trading loss and the book that he wrote about his experiences as a black man working on Wall Street.
Juvenile Justice (1999)
Guests: Geoffery Fieger
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:54
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Geoffery Fieger discuss the case of Nathaniel Abraham, a 13-year-old being tried for murder as an adult.
Michael Eric Dyson (1999)
Guests: Michael Eric Dyson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:26
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Michael Eric Dyson discuss Dyson's recent appointment as a professor at DePaul University and the relationship between academic ideas and political activism.
Montell Jordan (1999)
Guests: Montell Jordan
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:50
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Montell Jordan discuss Jordan's career and his new job as the host of Motown Live.
Myrlie Evers-Williams (1999)
Guests: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:12
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Myrlie Evers-Williams discuss her family, her work for the civil rights movement, the assassination of her husband, and her new book.
Patricia Haley-Brown and Apple Book Center (1999)
Guests: Patricia Haley-Brown, Sherry McGee
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:35
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Patricia Haley-Brown discuss self-publishing and Christian fiction. Also, Sherry McGee talks about the Apple Book Center, the independent bookstore that she opened.
The Henrietta Marie (1999)
Guests: Arthur Michael Cottman
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Author Michael Cottman discuss Cottman's work to explore a sunken slave ship and the book that he wrote about the experience.
Thomas M. Ford (1999)
Guests: Thomas Ford
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:13
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Tommy Ford discuss Ford's career, opportunities available for black actors, and his experiences performing in Detroit.
Y2K (1999)
Guests: Glen Hendricks, Karl Kaufman, Franklin Frith
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:14
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Glen Hendricks discuss preparations for potential problems caused by Y2K. Also, Karl Kaufman and Franklin Frith give advice for what the average person can do to avoid being hurt by Y2K.
Sports Forum: Eric Pate, Ken Brown, Jamie Samuelsen (1999)
Guests: Ken Brown, Eric Pate, Jamie Samuelsen
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:12
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Eric Pate, Jamie Samuelsen, and Ken Brown discuss Serena Williams, Barry Sanders leaving the Detroit Lions, Grant Hill, and Bison Dele.
Anderson: Case for Reparations (2000)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:12
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Claud Anderson discuss the economic status of black Americans and whether reparations should be made in compensation for the economic challenges faced by black Americans.
Bertice Berry (2000)
Guests: Bertice Berry
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:25
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Bertice Berry discuss Berry's book, her life experiences, her views on family, and her writing process.
John Conyers John Conyers (2000)
Guests: John Conyers
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:25:40
Description: In this program, broadcast in 2000, host Darryl Wood interviews U.S. Rep. John Conyers on a number of related topics. Woods questions Conyers on the changing focus of civil rights issues in the United States and efforts to win congressional approval for slavery reparations legislation. The interview offers valuable insights into the nation's shifting debate over civil rights issues at the turn of the century.
Mayor Dennis Archer (2000)
Guests: Dennis Archer
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:58
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Mayor Dennis Archer discuss Archer's plans to improve Detroit's economy and reputation.
Nelson George (2000)
Guests: Nelson George
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Nelson George discuss George's writing process, his views on the media that is consumed by young people, and his new book.
Proposal A (2000)
Guests: Bob Gosselin, Freeman Hendrix
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:36
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Bob Gosselin and Freeman Hendrix discuss a proposal to raise taxes to fund cultural institutions.
Sports Forum: Eric Pate, Ken Brown and Bobby Ross (2000)
Guests: Ken Brown, Eric Pate, Bobby Ross
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:30:47
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Eric Pate and Ken Brown discuss crimes committed by professional athletes and a declining public interest in sporting events. Also, Bobby Ross talks about the upcoming NFL draft.
Sports Forum: Eric Pate, Sean Baligian, and Dan Gutowsky (2000)
Guests: Eric Pate, Sean Baligian, Dan Gutowsky
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:09
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Eric Pate, Sean Baligian, and Dan Gutowsky discuss Michael Jordan's return to basketball, black quarterbacks, and Tiger Woods.
Tavis Smiley: Doing What's Right (2000)
Guests: Tavis Smiley
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:34
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Tavis Smiley discuss Smiley's new book, Doing What's Right, and methods to become an advocate.
Auto Forum (2001)
Guests: Mark Truby, John McElroy, Jackie Mitchell
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:06
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Mark Truby, John McElroy, and Jackie Mitchell discuss the decline of the American automobile industry.
Dr. Claud Anderson Powernomics (2001)
Guests: Claud Anderson
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:22
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Dr. Claud Anderson discuss Anderson's new book and how African-Americans can gain economic power and use it to advance socially.
Freedom's Children and The Haunting of Hip Hop (2001)
Guests: Velma Thomas, Bertice Berry
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:19
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Velma Thomas discuss Thomas's new book and the history of African-Americans after the Civil War. Also, Bertice Berry talks about her new book and her writing process.
Gambling (2001)
Guests: Kim Logan-Nowlin, Warren Biller, Gerald W. Davis
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:27:38
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Dr. Kim Logan-Nowlin, Warren Biller, and Gerald W. Davis discuss problem gambling and gambling addiction.
Nicholas Hood III (2001)
Guests: Nicholas III Hood
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:47
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Nicholas Hood III discuss Hood's campaign for Mayor of Detroit and his plans to revitalize the neighborhoods downtown.
Sports Forum: Ken Brown, Mike O'Hara, and Eric Pate (2001)
Guests: Ken Brown, Mike O'Hara, Eric Pate
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:26:45
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guests Ken Brown, Mike O'Hara, and Eric Pate discuss Tiger Woods' bid for history, the NBA combatting its thug image, the Detroit Tigers opening their season and fan attendance, and the Detroit Lions prepare for the Super Bowl.
Tavis Smiley: How to Make Black America Better (2001)
Guests: Tavis Smiley
Host: Darryl Wood [bio]Darryl Wood hosted the show for ten years from 1988 to 1998 under the title American Black Journal. His shows focused on the skills and talents of many of the nation's leading African-American business people.

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Producer : Tony Mottley
Duration: 00:28:09
Description: Host Darryl Wood and guest Tavis Smiley discuss Smiley's new book, How to Make Black America Better, and challenges faced by the black community.