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Hospital Pays $65K To Settle Case Over Race-Based Care Request

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

Teacher Reinstated After ‘Black Face’ Lesson In African American History

Alan Barron showed a video to his eighth grade history class about how white entertainers used to wear black face to imitate blacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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Report: Black Children Lag In Overall Well-Being

A new report shows Michigan has the third-lowest score in the nation for the overall well-being of black children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

US Settles Race Complaint Against Flint Hospital

The 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

Tipping Points: Study Says Restaurant Service Linked To Race

A new study suggests whether or not you get good service at a restaurant depends on your race.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013

Settlement Over Race-Based Request At Hospital Included Money

Documents 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Funeral Held For Lousiana Hines, Daughter Of Slaves

Hines, who was born in 1898, was the second of seven children – both of her parents were born into slavery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Actress Stacey Dash (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Opinion: Black-on-Black Racism During The Presidential Campaign

While 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?

10/15/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The 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.

09/11/2012

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