While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.
With Americans watching the nearing of the date September 11, 2012 on the calendar for weeks – if not months – and dreading the stark reality that something disastrous may happen to innocent Americans again, the president and his political cronies refused to believe what happened.
The thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
Memorials and community service events are planned across Michigan on the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
As we observe the anniversary of September 11, 2001 remember the events of that day in photos as collected by WYCD Detroit.
Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.
A 911 recording shows how a western Michigan emergency dispatcher was able to calmly persuade an agitated man to pull over and end police’s high-speed pursuit of him.
After hearing arguments, the Michigan Supreme Court won’t intervene in a lawsuit that blames two 911 operators for the death of a Detroit woman.
911 caller tells dispatcher he found his father laying face down on the bathroom floor with his hands tied behind his back and a plastic bag on his head.
A 2-year-old girl is credited with giving a 911 operator information that helped to save her ill great-grandmother in West Michigan.