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

Parent Involvement Key To Keeping Kids From Crime

The President of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, says the city has some fine officers who put their lives on the line every day for the public. But, he also thinks parents must play their part.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

Courtney Thomas, 18, was charged with ethnic intimidation in connection with racist grafitti found on restroom walls at Brimingham's Seaholm High School. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

NAACP Believes More Involved In Racial Threat, Offers Reward

The NAACP is offering a $1,000 reward for more information about the racist graffiti found on a restroom wall at Birmingham’s Seaholm High School.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, center, watches as Kid Rock greets Detroit NAACP President Wendell Anthony in the mayor's conference room in Detroit, Monday, May 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Kid Rock Writes Big Checks For Detroit

Kid Rock took his checkbook to Detroit City Hall, Monday, helping out several local charities to the tune of $50,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011