An Egyptian immigrant who lives in Detroit is asking the U.S. government to classify him as black, not white.
The 2nd annual Michigan Gumball Rally is underway, with more than a few dozen teams — consisting of a car, driver and navigator — making a 1,200 mile road-trip from Detroit to Sault St Marie and back down to The Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
The crews of more than 350 yachts are preparing to set sail in this year’s Chicago-to-Mackinac Island race, a Lake Michigan tradition that’s more than a century old.
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.
“… Don’t cheapen people like that, that’s been the problem in metro Detroit, we’ve appealed based on the worst of people and look what’ happened to our city — look at it.”
A new statewide survey is out on the potential for a white mayor in Detroit.
People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.