CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit
LARRY DELISLE BREAKS SILENCE 25 YEARS AFTER DRIVING KIDS INTO DETROIT RIVER - READ MORE

Race

Mostafa Hefny (Handout photo)

Detroit Immigrant Wants To Be Re-Classified As Black

An Egyptian immigrant who lives in Detroit is asking the U.S. government to classify him as black, not white.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

Father and son team Ken and Richard Holloway, from Garden City and Canton respectively, get ready to drive their 1963 Corvette in the 2012 Michigan Gumball Rally. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Pedal To The Metal! Michigan Gumball Rally Is On

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/11/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

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.

08/09/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

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.

08/08/2012

Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

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.

08/02/2012

Getty Images

Crews Readying Yachts For Mackinac Island Race

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

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.

07/18/2012

US Representative Hansen Clarke. (Getty Images)

Congressman Accused Of ‘Playing Black’ Says Racism Destroying Detroit

“… 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.”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–07/03/2012

Mike Duggan (credit: dmc.org)

Poll: 50% Of Detroiters Would Support A White Candidate For Mayor

A new statewide survey is out on the potential for a white mayor in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012

Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Race Baiting Obama’s Hecklers Is Wrong

People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.

06/19/2012

more

previous