'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.
NAACP Campaign Targets 2 Million Unregistered Michigan VotersWith less than two months before the November election the NAACP has launched a campaign to register the estimated 2 million Michigan residents who are eligible to vote but are not registered.
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.
NAACP: Emergency Manager Repeal Belongs On BallotThe 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.