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Community Activist Files 1,570 Signatures to Create Community Advisory Council

Detroit, MI – District Four will be the second of Detroit's seven districts to establish a Community Advisory Council (CAC). This is thanks to the effort of community college professor and local...

 

Legendary Olympic Athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos Earn Induction into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, along with Australian Peter Norman, during the award ceremony of the 200 m race at the Mexican Olympic games. During the awards ceremony, Smith...

 
 By Gina Steward    News    October 3, 2019

Water Warriors use their voice for Environmental Justice

DETROIT - Members of the Democracy Defense League drove down from Flint, Michigan because they say this environmental justice thing is critical. They call themselves the Water Worriers of Flint. They...

 

Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar Held in Detroit

A bra and panties lay on the sidewalk near Fort Street Presbyterian Church. To any passerby, it would likely not have significant meaning other than to cause one to look the other direction. But to a...

 

Are people born Activists? Or is it a learned behavior?

I watched a group of young people at the Annual NAACP State Convention this past weekend and I began to ponder the question, why are they activist? Were they born with the Activist gene or did they be...

 

EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. Visits With a "Strong Bill Cosby"

On the first anniversary of his imprisonment, Bill Cosby received a visit from Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the renown civil rights leader and lead-member of the famed political prisoner group known...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Members of the Adult and Youth Branchs of the Michigan NAACP showed ther support for the members of the UAW that are currently on strike.. The participates took time from their 83rd Annual Michigan...

 

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