Black History

Commander Dale Brown  (credit: Detroit Threat Management)

Black History: Commander Dale Brown Using Non-Violence To Keep Detroit Safe

Commander Dale Brown, founder of Detroit Threat Management, talks about his security firm and his Black History inspiration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2014

LRenee visiting the CBS Radio studios in Southfield. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: Detroit-Native Singer LRenee Living Her Dream

The Renaissance High School graduate is a background vocalist for recording artist KEM.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

Luke Jaden (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Teen Director Premiers John Brown Film ‘Madman Or Martyr’ At Redford Theatre

A local high school student has been thrown into the spotlight after a film for a history class project turns into a bigger production than he first thought.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

Chauncy Glover (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History: Death Of A Teen Changed Course Of Life For Chauncy Glover

The Alabama native looks to a number of giants in Black History for inspiration including some in his own family.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

Dr. Nicole Fields (credit: Stephanie Davis)

Black History: Local Dentist Encourages Youth To Get Educated

Along with clean mouths and healthy bodies, Dr. Nicole Fields also tries to push her younger patients to be educated as well.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2014

La'Asia Johnson and Daniel Lewis. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: 2 Exemplary Young Leaders

Daniel Lewis and La’Asia Johnson were recognized for their work to promote interracial acceptance and understanding on campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2014

Phyllis Gaden  (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ

Black History: Young Attorney & Entrepreneur Looking To Empower Her Community

Defense attorney Phyllis Gayden knew she wanted to be a lawyer when she was just in the seventh grade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2014

John Gardner, Military-Veteran Recruiter, Quicken Loans (credit: Ray Rushing/Quicken Loans)

Black History: Putting U.S. Military Veterans To Work Back Home

Thanks to John Gardner, Quicken Loans employs about 300 military veterans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

(credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: Inspiration, Gratification Come From Helping Others For Mateen Cleaves

Mateen Cleaves is still smiling that trademark smile years after the unforgettable National Championship win with Michigan State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

(credit: rhondawalkerfoundation.org)

Black History: Parents Inspire Rhonda Walker To Give Back To Community

Walker says she is serving her God-given purpose as a mentor to teenage girls in Detroit through the Rhonda Walker Foundation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

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