Michigan Rights Panel Urges Communities To Guard Gay RightsThe language says that a no one should be denied "civil rights or be discriminated against" because of a range of characteristics, including gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree From Wayne State UniversityDetroit housewife Viola Gregg Liuzzo was a civil rights activist who was shot and killed by the Ku Klux Klan while shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march.
Black History: Commitment To Justice Defines Life Of Damon KeithA lifetime of achievements and service to the civil rights movement define the life of Judge Damon Keith.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
License To Discriminate? Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Doctors, EMTs To Refuse Care Of Gay Patients"Talk about controversy," said WWJ Legal Analyst Charlie Langton. "Wow."
Michigan GOP Bill To Prohibit Gay Bias Under FireA coalition of business leaders and others has been lobbying to add legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as a way to attract talent to Michigan.
Rosa Parks Memorabilia To Be Part Of Temporary Collection At Library Of CongressHundreds of items from the civil rights figure Rosa Parks that were long kept hidden away in a warehouse will have a new home at the Library of Congress for the next 10 years.
Issue Looms In Lansing As Push Continues For LGBT Rights In MichiganIt is still legal in Michigan to discriminate against people who are even perceived to be gay and even be fired, denied housing and turned away from a restaurant or hotel.
Chrysler Joins Push To Bar Anti-Gay DiscriminationIt's an issue Gov. Rick Snyder said lawmakers should consider later this year.
Rosa Parks Archives Remain Unsold In WarehouseThe memorabilia was taken away from her home city of Detroit and offered up to the highest bidder.
Council Supports Justice Dept. Reviewing Zimmerman Case For Civil Rights ViolationsCouncil members unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to look into the case for possible civil rights charges.
Arab Group Files Bank Account Closures LawsuitA civil rights says Huntington Bank improperly closed accounts held by Detroit-area Arab Americans.
Probe Sought Into Bank Closing Arabs' AccountsCAIR says it's concerned the accounts are considered risky because of the holders' religion or ethnicity.
Detroit March Next Saturday To Mark MLK AnniversaryRudy Simons, who participated in the original march as a young man, will be there.
Lawsuit: Bank Executives Violated Civil RightsExecs with a bank formed in part to serve people in southeast Michigan berated customers and exchanged email calling Indians derogatory names, according to a lawsuit.