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Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Archives Remain Unsold In Warehouse

The memorabilia was taken away from her home city of Detroit and offered up to the highest bidder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2014

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Council Supports Justice Dept. Reviewing Zimmerman Case For Civil Rights Violations

Council members unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the case for possible civil rights charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

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Arab Group Files Bank Account Closures Lawsuit

A civil rights says Huntington Bank improperly closed accounts held by Detroit-area Arab Americans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2013

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Probe Sought Into Bank Closing Arabs’ Accounts

CAIR says it’s concerned the accounts are considered risky because of the holders’ religion or ethnicity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013

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Detroit March Next Saturday To Mark MLK Anniversary

Rudy Simons, who participated in the original march as a young man, will be there.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2013

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Lawsuit: Bank Executives Violated Civil Rights

Execs with a bank formed in part to serve people in southeast Michigan berated customers and exchanged email calling Indians derogatory names, according to a lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

President Barack Obama applauds after unveiling a statue of Rosa Parks during an unveiling in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol

President Obama says civil rights icon Rosa Parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

EXETER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: The Exeter Chiefs Mascot during the Amlin Challenge Cup match between Exeter Chiefs and Perpignan at Sandy Park on January 21, 2012 in Exeter, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Complaint: Ban American Indian Mascots In Schools

The Michigan Department of Civil Rights has filed a complaint asking to ban the use of American Indian mascots and imagery in K-12 school because it denies equal rights to American Indian students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

Rosa Parks (Credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Stamp To Honor Rosa Parks To Be Issued In 2013

A U.S. postage stamp honoring Rosa Parks will be unveiled next year, one hundred years after the civil rights icon was born.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression Efforts

It is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.

11/27/2012

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