Rev. Wendell Anthony

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WATCH: NAACP Detroit President Talks Clippers’ Sterling Fallout, Freedom Fund Dinner Roundtable Celebrates Small Business

The time to talk about race relations in our region and country has never been more needed according to Rev. Wendell Anthony as the Detroit branch of the NAACP prepares for its 59th annual weekend of festivities which concludes Sunday with the Freedom Fund Annual Dinner at Cobo Center.


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Local and State Leaders Remember Nelson Mandela

Incredible. Courageous. Honorable… those are words that Michigan political and community leaders are using to describe Nelson Mandela.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

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Michigan Matters: Freedom March, Venture, & Detroit Mayoral Race

Rev. Wendell Anthony of the Detroit Chapter of the NAACP talks about the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Freedom Walk in Detroit.

CBS 62–06/14/2013

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Detroiters Organizing To Fight Back Against Emergency Manager

Detroiters are organizing to fight back. That message Monday night at the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, where the message was loud and clear. The city does NOT need a state-appointed emergency manager.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Parent Involvement Key To Keeping Kids From Crime

The President of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, says the city has some fine officers who put their lives on the line every day for the public. But, he also thinks parents must play their part.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011


Anthony & Detroit’s NAACP Hold Forum On Hate

Detroit NAACP president Rev. Wendell Anthony says the group’s forum on hate comes as controversial pastor Terry Jones continues to stir up trouble here in metro Detroit.


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Call for Detroit NAACP President To Resign

It’s all over the decision to honor Detroit rocker Kid Rock at the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2011

Reverend Wendell Anthony. (File Photo)

Billboard Has Civil Rights Leader Up In Arms

A billboard for the “I’m a Believer” campaign featuring L. Brooks Patterson has raised the ire of a local civil rights leader.

CBS 62–02/14/2011