Racial Slur

Virg Bernero (WWJ Photo, File)

Tribe Calls On Lansing Mayor To Apologize For ‘Racial Slurs’

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe wants Virg Bernero to issue a formal apology after he reportedly used profanity and racial slurs at a fundraiser last week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012


High School Football Coach Fired For Using N-word

The varsity football coach and athletic director at Summit Academy North in Romulus has been fired after officials say he used racial slurs in front of team members.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

Courtney Thomas (AP Photo/Birmingham Police)

Student Takes Plea Deal In Race Graffiti Case

A black student accused of writing graffiti threatening black students at his affluent suburban Detroit high school has received probation after a deal with prosecutors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2011


Tips Sought In Racially Motivated Assault

In the wake of what police say was racially motivated assault outside of a Livonia movie theater, city officials are looking for the public’s help.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

Muslim Woman: Driver With Gun Called Her Terrorist

Ann Arbor police are investigating a Muslim woman’s claim that a motorist called her a terrorist and held up a handgun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2011

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)

Birmingham Student Charged With Ethnic Intimidation

A Birmingham Seaholm High student has been charged with making racial threats, and ordered to remain at home until his next court date.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2011

Sheriff’s Officials Investigate Road Sign Slur

A racial slur slapped on a Washtenaw County Road Commission Sign in Ypsilanti is launching a full-blown investigation by the Sheriffs’ office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2011