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

Rosa Parks Memorabilia To Be Part Of Temporary Collection At Library Of Congress

Hundreds of items from the civil rights figure Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2014

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Issue Looms In Lansing As Push Continues For LGBT Rights In Michigan

It is still legal in Michigan to discriminate against people who are even perceived to be gay and even be fired, denied housing and turned away from a restaurant or hotel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/05/2014

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Chrysler Joins Push To Bar Anti-Gay Discrimination

It’s an issue Gov. Rick Snyder said lawmakers should consider later this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

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

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

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