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Demonstrators wait outside the Ferguson police department for the grand jury's announcement in the Michael Brown case on November 24, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to return to normal after Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, on August 9. His death has sparked months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson. A grand jury today declined to indict officer Wilson.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protests Planned In Detroit After Grand Jury Declines To Indict Ferguson Cop In Shooting

A Grand Jury has decided not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2014

Teacher Reinstated After ‘Black Face’ Lesson In African American History

Alan Barron showed a video to his eighth grade history class about how white entertainers used to wear black face to imitate blacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

Frank Meeink (Facebook photo)

Former Neo-Nazi Skinhead To Speak At Holocaust Memorial Center

Now a motivational speaker, Frank Meeink says his message is about empathy for others, regardless of religion or race.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates his game-winning power play goal with his teammates in the second overtime period against the Boston Bruins in Game One of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 1, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Twitter Blows Up With Racist Reactions After P.K. Subban Scores Game Winner In 2nd OT

Boston Bruins fans blew up Twitter Thursday night following the team’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

05/02/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19:  (L-R) Team owner Donald Sterling of Los Angeles Clippers talks with team owner Peter Holt of the San Antonio Spurs as the SPurs host the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.   (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Boot Sterling? NBA Team Owners May Be Concerned About Skeletons In Their Closet

Now that Los Angeles Clippers owner has been banned from the NBA for life, what next?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

Head coach Mark Jackson of the Golden State Warriors shouts instructions in the game with the Los Angeles Clippers in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mark Jackson Tells Clippers Fans To Boycott Game 5

Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson told reporters that fans should boycott Game 5 between the Los Angeles Clippers and his Golden State Warriors

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2014

Shirley Stancato, CEO of New Detroit with Carol Cain on the set of Michigan Matters. (credit: CBS 62)

Issues Of Race In Metro Detroit Under A Microscope

“Our goal at New Detroit is achieving a time when race is no longer an issue in this region and no longer an obstacle to progress for our city, region and state.”

04/18/2014

It’s ‘The A-Word': Group Works To Stop Arabic Slurs Against Black People

They’re taking to social media to urge local Muslims to stop using the word “abeed.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: A Super Bowl XLVIII logo is seen on an endzone pylon during Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Did The NFL Just Solve Racism? [BLOG]

Once again, America owes a debt to the NFL.

97.1 The Ticket–02/26/2014

(WWJ Photo/Mike Camobell, File)

Grosse Pointe Park Police To Undergo Special Training After Video Controversy

Grosse Pointe Park police are pledging to improve relations with people with disabilities after officers were caught on video tape mocking a mentally challenged black man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

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