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Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Dozens Protest ‘Slave Wages’ For Fast-Food Workers In Metro Detroit

Hundreds of fast-food workers across Michigan are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday as part of a national protest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

Marion Kramer (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

“This Is War — Outright War” : Detroiters Protest Bankruptcy

One hundred noisy protesters marched while they awaited a judge’s decision on whether Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2013

Protesters gather outside the federal courthouse in Detroit where a bankruptcy trial is underway. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Streets Shut Down As Protesters Gather Outside Detroit Bankruptcy Trial

The crowd is full of retired Detroit police officers, many of whom agree: “I earned my damn pension, every dollar.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

Closeup portrait of a crying baby

Circumcision Opponents To Protest This Weekend

A demonstration against circumcision is being held this Saturday at noon outside of Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

Protestors gather outside Highland Park City Hall to push a recall effort against Mayor Deandre Windom. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Highland Park Mayor Shrugs Off Recall Attempt

For the first time, we’re hearing from Highland Park Mayor Deandre Windom about the attempts to boot him out of office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Local McDonald’s Forced To Close Amid Protest For Higher Wages

A local McDonald’s restaurant was forced to close after its employees walked out and hundreds gathered outside to protest for higher wages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

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Fast Food Workers Demand ‘Super-Sized’ Wages

Groups are rallying across the state are asking for $15 an hour.

07/31/2013

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Detroit Retirees Protest Expected Pension Cuts

A few dozen city workers took part in a rally, Friday, in front of the Spirit of Detroit.

07/26/2013

Protesters inside the Coleman A. Young building in Detroit. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Protest Over Snyder’s Policies Rally Hundreds In Detroit

AFSCME Local along with other union members were protesting hiring of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2013

Part of the Highland Park School District's Black History media collection. Protesters are angry that some of the collection was mistakenly thrown away. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Highland Park’s Black History Collection

Residents in Highland Park are still fuming over the dumping of thousands of black history and culture books.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2013

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