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'Sweet Lou' Back In Town For Honors During Weekend At The BallparkThe Detroit Tigers are hosting the annual Negro Leagues Weekend starting this evening at Comerica Park.
Hospital Pays $65K To Settle Case Over Race-Based Care RequestA Michigan hospital has agreed to pay $65,000 to settle a lawsuit from a fourth black nurse following an accusation that it agreed to a man's request that no black nurses care for his newborn.
Teacher Reinstated After 'Black Face' Lesson In African American HistoryAlan Barron showed a video to his eighth grade history class about how white entertainers used to wear black face to imitate blacks.
Report: Black Children Lag In Overall Well-BeingA new report shows Michigan has the third-lowest score in the nation for the overall well-being of black children.
US Settles Race Complaint Against Flint HospitalThe federal government says it's settled a discrimination complaint against a Flint hospital following accusations that black nurses were barred from treating a white newborn.
Tipping Points: Study Says Restaurant Service Linked To RaceA new study suggests whether or not you get good service at a restaurant depends on your race.
Settlement Over Race-Based Request At Hospital Included MoneyDocuments show a Michigan hospital agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money as part of a settlement following an accusation that it granted a man's request that no black nurses care for his newborn.
Nurse Sues Hospital That Granted Dad's No-Blacks Demand An African-American nurse claims a Michigan hospital agreed to a white man's request that no black nurses would care for his newborn.
Funeral Held For Lousiana Hines, Daughter Of SlavesHines, who was born in 1898, was the second of seven children - both of her parents were born into slavery.
Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential CampaignWhile it is reported that 94% or more of African-Americans support President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney in the upcoming national presidential election, the rarely-spoken question is: Are many African-Americans only voting for Obama because he’s black?
Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support RomneyThe media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.
Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His PresidencyMany who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.