Detroit Native Derrick Johnson Named President Of NAACPThe announcement was made on Saturday with Johnson becoming the civil rights organization's 19th president.
Snyder, Other Firms Named In NAACP Lawsuit Over Flint's Poisoned WaterThe suit names Gov. Rick Snyder and other officials, along with two firms hired to evaluate water quality.
Tuskegee Airman, 94, Honored; Presidential Hopeful Hillary Clinton Keynote At NAACP DinnerFormer Secretary of State and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker for the evening.
Hillary Clinton To Give Keynote At Detroit NAACP DinnerThe Detroit chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Monday announced Clinton as the main speaker at the May 1 event.
'Schuette Is Not On Duty On This One,' Says Coleman Young On Flint Water Investigation"I think it's the biggest case of criminal negligence I've ever seen," said Democrat Coleman Young II.
Awareness Initiative Draws Support From Community, Schools After Racial Slur Online PostMany students were upset with the Instagram post which showed several students with a racial slur written on their body.
Repeal Of Emergency Manager Law Part Of NAACP's Flint PlanUnder the plan, Flint youth would distribute bottled water to households, instead of National Guard members, and be paid minimum wage.
Plans In Works For NAACP Branch In Mostly White Detroit SuburbsAn aim of the chapter is to promote diversity and tolerance in the five Grosse Pointe communities and Harper Woods.
Julian Bond, Civil Rights Leader And Activist Dead At 75Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the NAACP after a long career in politics, died Saturday
NAACP Detroit Defended Giving Confederate-Flag-Waving Kid Rock Award In 2011The NAACP local president defended the group’s decision at the time to give Kid Rock the award and said the Grammy-nominated musician isn’t a racist.
'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Talk Of Race, The Motor City And DPS Highlights Michigan Chronicle's 'Pancakes And Politics'There was a lot more than flapjacks being served up at the Michigan Chronicle’s first “Pancakes and Politics” forum of the 2015 season as the Detroit-focused panel engaged in heated conversation over race.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund: Detroit Water Service Shutoffs Are Discriminatory"The folks who are being cut off are almost one hundred percent African American."