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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

Kid Rock performs in concert. (File photo-CBSnews.com)

Kid Rock Gets Semi-Standing Ovation At NAACP Dinner

NAACP President Wendell Anthony introduced Kid Rock at the dinner Sunday. “We aren’t saluting the flag, but the person,” said Anthony.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011

Posters highlight some of those to be honored at the NAACP's Fight For Freedom Dinner Sunday night. (Credit WWJ)

NAACP Hosts Dinner Event Sunday Night

The Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner, hosted by the Detroit Branch NAACP will take place Sunday at 5 p.m.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011

DETROIT NAACP

NAACP Holds Forum Against Hate

It’s a big gathering in Detroit Saturday aimed at stamping out hate. The town hall meeting is being put on by the NAACP at the city’s UAW- GM Human Resources center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011

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