African-Americans

Blacks Killed In Michigan At 3rd-Highest Rate In US

A black Michigan resident is seven times more likely than the average American to become a homicide victim.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

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Vallerand Gets Inaugural WSU College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship

Professor April Vallerand has been appointed to the first Wayne State University College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professorship. Vallerand is a nationally recognized expert in both pharmacology and pain research, whose work has received backing from the National Institutes of Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013

Study: Murder Top Cause Of Death For Young Black Men

A new study reports that if you add up all the deaths due to suicide, accidents, and disease — homicide is still number one.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2013

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Bright House Networks Adds TV One

Bright House Networks announced the addition of TV One, the real-life and entertainment network targeting African American adults, to its digital tier on Channel 147 and in HD on channel 347.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

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Report: Black Business Growing At Much Faster Rate

What is the state of black business in Michigan?

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2012

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Report: Black Jobless Down In Metro Detroit

Black unemployment is falling in metropolitan Detroit, even as it remains well above the rate for white workers, according to a new national report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2012

WSU Study Finds Hidden Heart Disease In African-Americans With High Blood Pressure

A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has found that an overwhelming majority of African-American patients with hypertension also suffered hidden heart disease caused by high blood pressure even though they displayed no symptoms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2012

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Detroit Court Addresses Lack Of Blacks In Jury Pool

A U.S. district judge says a just released report shows most blacks either don’t respond to mailed questionnaires or don’t show-up when summoned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012

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Celebrating Black History Month

February has many holidays but it was chosen as Black History month to honor the birth of two men who greatly changed the course of history for African Americans …

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

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‘Who’s Who In Black Detroit’ Book Unveiled

Wednesday marks the unveiling of the Fifth Anniversary Edition of “Who’s Who in Black Detroit,” a publication that shines the spotlight on the achievements of African-Americans in the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

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