Pictured at the Podium is Ken Harris, President and CEO of the Michigan Black Chamber of Commerce, with other local business leaders.  (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Michigan Minority Business Owners Are Feeling Left Out

Some black business owners say they’ve seen strong growth in Michigan, but are frustrated at not being included in major economic development projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Dan Rooney (R), team owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, talks with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 during Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Black Ex-Coaches Say NFL’s Rooney Rule Is Broken

Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies were all filled by white candidates since the regular season ended a month ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

"Boys of Color" symposium (WWJ Photo/Kathryn Larson)

Symposium Focuses On Minority Youths In Detroit

Hundreds of teens and college students spent the day at the Skillman Foundation’s Boys of Color event at Wayne County Community College.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Lawsuit Says Redrawn Detroit Districts Unfair To Minorities

Michigan’s new redistricting plan for the State Legislature is the subject of a lawsuit filed today in U.S. District Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011