Wendell Anthony

South Carolinan Brenda Brisbon wears the "Stars and Stripes" after the Confederate "Stars and Bars" was lowered from the flagpole in front of the statehouse on July 10, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Republican Governor Nikki Haley presided over the flag-lowering event after signing the historic legislation to remove the flag the day before.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Thousands Turn Out In Support Of Flying Confederate Flag In Florida City

A replica of the General Lee car from “The Dukes of Hazard” TV show led the procession.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2015

Thousands attend the Freedom March rally in Hart Plaza. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Freedom Walk Brings Thousands To Hart Plaza

President of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, the Reverend Wendell Anthony, says they’re here to continue Dr. King’s work.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Richard Schmidt (Booking Photo)

Detroit Leaders On ‘Hit List’ Of Suspected White Supremacist

Two local leaders say the FBI has informed them that their names have shown up on a “hit list” of a suspected white supremacist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2013

NAACP: Emergency Manager Repeal Belongs On Ballot

The Detroit branch NAACP, along with local clergy and attorneys for “Stand Up for Democracy” are asking federal officials to force the state to place on November’s ballot a petition that would repeal Michigan’s emergency manager law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

Rev. Wendell Anthony (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Detroit NAACP Challenges New Welfare Limit Law

The Detroit Chapter of the NAACP and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization have taken court action against the termination of state welfare cash benefits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2011

Kid Rock performs in concert. (File photo-CBSnews.com)

Kid Rock Gets Semi-Standing Ovation At NAACP Dinner

NAACP President Wendell Anthony introduced Kid Rock at the dinner Sunday. “We aren’t saluting the flag, but the person,” said Anthony.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2011


NAACP Holds Forum Against Hate

It’s a big gathering in Detroit Saturday aimed at stamping out hate. The town hall meeting is being put on by the NAACP at the city’s UAW- GM Human Resources center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011


NAACP Honors Kid Rock For Being Detroit Booster

Kid Rock is to be honored on Sunday with the NAACP Great Expectations Award during the civil rights organization’s annual Fight for Freedom Fund dinner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2011


NAACP Still Defending Honoree Choices

The NAACP’s 56th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner is just a week away, and there’s still controversy surrounding this year’s recipient of the Great Expectations Award.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2011


NAACP Announces Honorees For Awards

Kid Rock is among the honorees who will receive awards at this year’s NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner at Cobo Hall

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011