Black History

President and CEO of Michigan Science Center, Tonya Matthews. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History: Science, Art, Politics Inspire New CEO Of Michigan Science Center

Dr. Tonya Matthews is a lover of all things in the science, technology, engineering and math worlds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

A home in Palmer Woods. (Credit/PalmerWoods dot org)

Palmer Woods Music In Homes Concert Series Honors Black History

World renown guitarist A. Spencer Barefield tells WWJ’s Brooke Allen that Saturday night is an evening to honor some great musicians:

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

Kirk Mayes (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: Community Service Is Central For Kirk Mayes

WWJ celebrates Black History Month by recognizing our local young African-American professionals and their heroes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2014

Pastor Ovella Andreas

Black History: Woman Draws Divine Inspiration To Stop Gun Violence

WWJ Newsradio 950 celebrates Black History Month by recognizing our local, young African American professionals and their heroes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Black History: “The Power Of Words” Set Course For Literary Diva

Sylvia Hubbard is a romance writer and has authored 30 books of her own.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

Lindsey Mason, III. Pro Golfer, Trainer, and Course Manager (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History: Influences Come As Naturally As Solid Golf Swing

His influence in Black History, not surprisingly, is from the game of golf.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

L-R) Stephanie, Leslie, and Cristina Byrd. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History: Trio Behind Major Midtown Detroit Development

A dynamic trio; two sisters and a cousin are the three young Africa American women behind the $50 million development on Woodward in Midtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2014

Kim Trent and husband Ken Coleman. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History: Couple Find Influences Near And Far

A young power couple in Detroit, Ken Coleman and Kim Trent, are both journalists.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2014

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

Local Teen Director Premiers John Brown Film ‘Madman Or Martyr’ In Detroit

A 17-year-old student from Country Day High School could be the next Steven Spielberg.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

Part of the Highland Park School District's Black History media collection. Protesters are angry that some of the collection was mistakenly thrown away. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Highland Park’s Black History Collection

Residents in Highland Park are still fuming over the dumping of thousands of black history and culture books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013




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