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File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.


Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.



ProQuest Releases Digital NAACP Content Ahead of Schedule

Ann Arbor-based database and information publishers ProQuest announced Wednesday that its work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to create broad, digital access to the archives of the venerable civil rights organization is progressing far ahead of schedule.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

Crowds gather for the NAACP  - Fight for Freedom Dinner. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

NAACP Fight For Freedom Dinner Brings Thousands To The Table

Chapter President, the Reverend Wendell Anthony, says the group has accomplished a great deal but still has more work to do to– particularly on the emergency manager law in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012

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Detroit NAACP Holds ‘Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!’ Career Expo

The Detroit Branch NAACP will match opportunity with potential when it hosts the 7th Annual Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! – A Super Career Expo on Friday, May 4.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

Parents of Trayvon Martin at Macedonia Baptist Church, March 26, 2012 in Eatonville, Fla. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Death Of Trayvon Martin Brings Hundreds To Detroit’s Hart Plaza

Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza for a peaceful protest over the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012


NAACP: Beating Of WSU Student Was Racially Motivated

The Oakland County Branch of the NAACP is offering support to a 25-year-old WSU student who says he was beaten in an incident of racial intimidation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

Thousands marched in Southfield to honor birth of Martin Luther King. (WWJ: Ron Dewey)

March In Southfield Honors Dr. King Birthday

Over 3,000 people took part in the march from Hope United Methodist Church to the Southfield Pavilion to pay tribute to Dr. King.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2012

(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

Rev. Wendell Anthony (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Detroit NAACP Challenges New Welfare Limit Law

The Detroit Chapter of the NAACP and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization have taken court action against the termination of state welfare cash benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011