Plans In Works For NAACP Branch In Mostly White Detroit SuburbsAn aim of the chapter is to promote diversity and tolerance in the five Grosse Pointe communities and Harper Woods.
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
NAACP Detroit Defended Giving Confederate-Flag-Waving Kid Rock Award In 2011The NAACP local president defended the group’s decision at the time to give Kid Rock the award and said the Grammy-nominated musician isn’t a racist.
'Michigan Matters' Exclusive: Talk Of Race, The Motor City And DPS Highlights Michigan Chronicle's 'Pancakes And Politics'There was a lot more than flapjacks being served up at the Michigan Chronicle’s first “Pancakes and Politics” forum of the 2015 season as the Detroit-focused panel engaged in heated conversation over race.
NAACP Legal Defense Fund: Detroit Water Service Shutoffs Are Discriminatory"The folks who are being cut off are almost one hundred percent African American."
Donald Sterling Controversy Swirls Around NAACPSterling has not commented on the controversy, which has cost him a $2.5 million fine and a lifetime ban from the team and league.
WATCH: NAACP Detroit President Talks Clippers' Sterling Fallout, Freedom Fund Dinner Roundtable Celebrates Small BusinessThe 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.
NAACP Won't Give Sterling Life Achievement Award The NAACP says Donald Sterling will not be receiving its lifetime achievement award from its Los Angeles branch after the Clippers owner allegedly made racially charged comments in a recorded conversation.
Ogletree To Speak At Detroit NAACP Fight For Freedom Fund DinnerLeaders with the Detroit branch of the NAACP have announced author and Harvard University law professor Charles Ogletree Jr. will serve as keynote speaker for the civil rights organization's annual fundraiser.
Freedom Walk Brings Thousands To Hart PlazaPresident of the Detroit branch of the NAACP, the Reverend Wendell Anthony, says they're here to continue Dr. King's work.
Sharpton, Rev. Jackson, Ben Jealous To Attend Freedom Walk In DetroitProminent national figures will be in Detroit later this month for the 50th Anniversary March of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Pelosi Announced As Detroit NAACP Dinner SpeakerU.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi will deliver the keynote address at the civil rights organization's 58th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner.
March To Mark 50 Years Since MLK's Walk Down WoodwardA historic event is being planned for this summer in Detroit.
Author Says Black Liberalism, Kwanzaa, Are 'Anti-God'Swimp added that "no conservative" celebrates Kwanzaa, which he describes as an anti-God, anti-American celebration meant to distract black people from the true meaning of Christmas.
Polls Stay Open Late In DetroitVoters who got in line by 8 p.m. will be allowed to vote, no matter how long it takes -- according to state law.