Black History

Dara Munson. (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Black History: Empowering The Next Generation Is Passion For Dara Munson

Dara Munson is the Chief Operating Officer of Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan which is nearly 26,000 girls strong.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2015

Sylvia Hubbard (Courtesy Sylvia Hubbard)

Black History: Celebrating Detroit-Based Writer Sylvia Hubbard

The years she spent contributing to the community came back ten-fold when she was in need.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2015

Hajj Flemmings. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History Month: Re-Engineering Lives With Hajj Flemmings

Hajj Flemmings, a Michigan Tech graduate with a degree in mechanical engineering says he always knew he wanted to be his own man and own person.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2015

Jimmy Settles (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Black History Month: “Work Smart, Work Hard” Is Jimmy Settles’ Motto

Settles started out with Ford Motor Company working in a foundry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2015

Linda Smith. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History Month Celebrates Linda Smith: Working Within The Community To Build Community

U SNAP BAC is celebrating 30 years in operation based on the city’s east side, but they help residents across the city

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2015

University of Detroit Mercy Men's Basketball Head Coach, Ray McCallum Sr. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Black History Month: Parents Laid The Foundation For UDM Coach Ray McCallum

University of Detroit Mercy Men’s Basketball Head Coach, Ray McCallum Sr. has been in the coaching game for 30 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2015

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