Black nationalism was on the rise in Detroit when Malcolm X delivered one of his most famous and influential speeches on this day in 1963 at King Solomon Baptist Church on the city’s west side, where he condemned the nonviolent civil rights movement and called for a “black revolution.”
Donald Trump blasted a Flint pastor as a “nervous mess” when she interrupted him at her church Wednesday for straying from the topic of the water crisis.
Billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg drew boos and cheers after criticizing political correctness and “safe spaces” during today’s commencement speech.
Mayor Duggan responded in stride and didn’t seem fazed by the outbursts.
Those close to King noticed that his normally steady hands were shaking. His forehead glistened in sweat.
Detroit plans to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s birthday today by renaming a street along the riverfront in his honor and celebrating his 1990 visit to the city.
When Mayor Duggan positioned himself in front of the microphone Wednesday evening, he glanced down at a yellow legal pad with sparse handwriting.
Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95.
Over the summer, Louis Farrakhan also suggested Kilpatrick’s imprisonment is part of a national plot to kick African Americans out of office.
Detroit emergency manager “is the governor’s anointed turnaround man, and bankruptcy is not a turnaround plan,” Napoleon said.