Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights HistoryAs Black History Month continues, Rabbi Richard Hirsch, Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescocitz, President of Oakland University, Neil A. Barclay, President & CEO of Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and Jamon Jordan, Historian and Educator at Black Scroll Network History & Tours, appear on CBS 62’s Michigan Matters to discuss Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights movement and more.
Henry Ford Museum Opens New "Food Soldiers" Exhibit, Celebrating the History of Race Activism Through AgricultureDr. Debra Reid, Curator of Agriculture and Environment, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the history of Food Soldiers and their impact on the economic welfare of the Black community.
Dedication Planned At Detroit Park Named After Civil Rights ActivistA dedication ceremony is planned at a renovated Detroit park named after a civil rights activist slain in 1965 in Alabama.
Bus Tour to Take Detroit-Area Students to Historic Civil Rights SitesThree dozen Detroit-area students are visiting historic civil rights sites in Atlanta, Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky.
Commission: Investigate LGBT Complaints Despite AG OpinionThe Michigan Civil Rights Commission on Monday directed an agency to continue investigating complaints of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Government Reopens Probe of Emmett Till SlayingThe federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
City Launches Effort To Improve Detroit's Viola Liuzzo ParkThe city held a groundbreaking Tuesday with the Viola Liuzzo Park Association.
Muslim Woman Says Head Scarf Led To Demotion At Amway PlantAmway says the case involves a safety issue, since workers aren't allowed to wear things that may get tangled in a machine.
Flint Residents Tell Civil Rights Panel Of Fear, Distrust"Fifty years of complaints ... and no one cared enough to put a stop to this systemic racism."
Pontiac City Council Reviews Planned Development For Syrian RefugeesAttorney Shareef Akeel says to turn down a development only for certain groups of people smacks of discrimination.
Julian Bond, Civil Rights Leader And Activist Dead At 75Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the NAACP after a long career in politics, died Saturday
No Touching! Prisoner Awarded $1,251 After Guard Said He Couldn't Embrace WifeThe 52-year-old is serving a life sentence for murder in Oakland County.
Group: Surveillance Flights Not Targeting Arab AmericansA civil rights organization says it has been told by the FBI that flights over Dearborn are not targeting Arab Americans.
Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black KidsThe complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.
Muslim Woman Sues Dearborn After She Says She Was Forced To Remove Head Scarf While Under ArrestMaha Aldhalimi says she's now afraid to leave her house and when she sees a police officer she starts shaking uncontrollably.