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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Michigan Matters: Freedom March, Venture, & Detroit Mayoral Race

Rev. Wendell Anthony of the Detroit Chapter of the NAACP talks about the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Freedom Walk in Detroit.

CBS 62–06/14/2013

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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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It’s ‘Last Call At The Conspiracy Lounge’ In Detroit

Can you imagine a lounge where historical icons like John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and MLK converse in the afterlife?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

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Detroiters Speak Out For Democracy At MLK March

On the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination, dozens of people marched and rallied in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Philly-Pong

Matt’s Favorites: Video Of MLK Assassin, Death For Facebook Killer, Massive Data Leak Shows How The Rich Hide Wealth, Giant Pong, And Much More

So what’s new, different and wonderful in the high-tech world this fine sunny Opening Day Friday? Glad you asked…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

NAACP Detroit Branch members discuss the event. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

March To Mark 50 Years Since MLK’s Walk Down Woodward

A historic event is being planned for this summer in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

Students and parents took part in a walk to honor MLK on Monday. (WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Hundreds Take Part In March To Honor MLK At Detroit High School

The students of Martin Luther King, Jr Senior High School honored the late Doctor King Monday morning with a march in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2013

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Volunteers Wanted For MLK Day Of Service

Thirty Detroit schools will be open for a day of service on Monday, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Best Black History Events In Detroit

All of this historical influence makes Detroit a great place to celebrate Black History Month. Check out some of the best events happening this month.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2012

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