racism

Macomb County Settles Lawsuit With Black Deputy Over Alleged Racism

Raymond Langley says he’s been repeatedly harassed because of his race.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2013

Grosse Pointe Park Police Department (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Grosse Pointe Park To Release Findings Of Police Video Probe

Charges could be coming after a video surfaced of an officer ordering an African-American man to dance and make “monkey sounds.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2013

Grosse Pointe Park Police Department (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Protesters Call For Justice In Case Of Alleged Abusive Acts By Grosse Pointe Park Cops

The Grosse Pointe Park Police Department is continuing to investigate videos that show an officer allegedly humiliating a mentally impaired black man.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

(WWJ Photo/Mike Camobell, File)

Group Alleges Cops Videotaped Prisoner Ordered To Make Monkey Sounds

A community action group is calling on Grosse Pointe Park Police to suspend officers involved in the alleged abuse of a minority prisoner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2013

Lawsuit Alleges ‘Overt’ Racism In Macomb County Sheriff’s Department

A black deputy is suing the Macomb County Sheriff’s department for alleged discrimination on the job.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2013

A poster of Trayvon Martin is held during a press conference to call for justice in his Feb. 26 killing. (Credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Detroit CFO Suspended Over ‘Insensitive’ Trayvon Martin Reference

Jim Bonsall has apologized for a comment he made about “someone in a hoodie” that a city employee said was racially insensitive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2013

Woman Ordered To Write Diversity Essay After Racial Slurs

A judge called Leah Keaton’s behavior “very, very hurtful.”

08/22/2013

Michigan College President Refers To ‘Dark Ones’

The leader of a small Michigan college referred to the faces of minorities on his campus as “dark ones” during an appearance before a legislative subcommittee.

07/31/2013

Langton: Are Black Americans More Racist Than Whites?

The survey concluded that just 15 percent believe white Americans are more racist.

CBS Detroit–07/11/2013

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Professor: Community College Has Culture Of Racism

A Mott Community College professor and a black secretary say there’s a culture of racism that’s become prevalent at the Flint school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

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