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.
On This Day In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. Gave His Iconic "I Have a Dream" SpeechAs a crowd of nearly 250,000 people gathered outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke these historic words: "I have a dream."
Southfield To Hold 'Peace Walk' Celebrating MLK's BirthdayThe Peace Walk is planned for Jan. 16 at Hope United Methodist Church. A program will follow at the Southfield Pavilion in the city's municipal complex.
Acts Of Service Mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day In MichiganMonday is the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Michigan Matters: Freedom March, Venture, & Detroit Mayoral RaceRev. Wendell Anthony of the Detroit Chapter of the NAACP talks about the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Freedom Walk in Detroit.
Detroit March Next Saturday To Mark MLK AnniversaryRudy Simons, who participated in the original march as a young man, will be there.
It's 'Last Call At The Conspiracy Lounge' In DetroitCan you imagine a lounge where historical icons like John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and MLK converse in the afterlife?
Detroiters Speak Out For Democracy At MLK MarchOn the 45th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's assassination, dozens of people marched and rallied in downtown Detroit.
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March To Mark 50 Years Since MLK's Walk Down WoodwardA historic event is being planned for this summer in Detroit.
Hundreds Take Part In March To Honor MLK At Detroit High School The students of Martin Luther King, Jr Senior High School honored the late Doctor King Monday morning with a march in Detroit.
Volunteers Wanted For MLK Day Of ServiceThirty Detroit schools will be open for a day of service on Monday, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday.
Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex MarriageRev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Best Black History Events In DetroitAll of this historical influence makes Detroit a great place to celebrate Black History Month. Check out some of the best events happening this month.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaking At WSU's King TributeBasketball legend and Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be the keynote speaker at Wayne State University's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tribute.