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Ferndale Group Selling Black Lives Matter Signs to Support Detroit Chapter

June 17th 2020

The signs cost $5 and can be delivered to Berkley, Detroit, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, Pleasant Ridge, Royal Oak, and Royal Oak Township.

Hundreds March for Justice in Downtown Ferndale

June 7th 2020

The march went through Downtown Ferndale, and ended with a rally in Geary Park.

Royal Oakers Stand Up to Racism

June 7th 2020

Among the organizers of the peaceful protest was Keesha Honeybee,  She not only dennounced the recent violence directed at black American men and women, but also questioned how individuals would proceed with changing the way people of color are treated.

HW Peace, Citizenship and Education Project Demonstrates Against Racism

June 6th 2020

The organization began almost twenty years ago in response to U. S. foreign policy in reaction to the 9/11 event.

Royal Oakers Gather at Courthouse to Oppose Racism

June 4th 2020

In the midst of the stories, examples and speeches was a painfully awkward silence of eight minutes and 46 seconds.

Racial Slurs Painted on Madison Heights Business, Community Plans Love Rally

October 15th 2019

The business was found to have spray paint on several areas… which included racial slurs and references to the “KKK.”

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to pass a proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing. On Jan. 22 – the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day – communities like Ferndale honor “our common humanity and taking collective […]

Black and White Authors Hope Discussion Will Help End Racism

October 10th 2018

  Black and White Authors Hope Discussion Will Help End Racism (Cheryl Weiss, Oct. 10, 2018) Oak Park, MI-  Racism.  The word alone can divide communities. How do we get rid of this division? According to Thomas Daniels and Thomas Marsh, authors of Black and White Like You and Me, we need to talk to […]

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day”

October 6th 2018

Southfield and Ferndale Declare Monday “Indigenous Peoples Day” (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 6, 2018) Southfield, MI- While many governmental offices are closed on Monday in honor of Columbus Day, The Cities of Southfield and Ferndale have taken a different approach to the day. The announcement Southfield’s social media and website says “The City of Southfield […]

Swastikas, Slur & Other Graffiti Sprayed on Cars, Utility Boxes in Independence Twp.

July 11th 2018

Swastikas, Slur & Other Graffiti Sprayed on Cars, Utility Boxes in Independence Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff, July 11, 2018) Independence Township, MI –  Deputies responded to the 5500 block of Chestnut Hill Drive for a Malicious Destruction of Property report.  Upon arrival, Deputies spoke with the complainant and were advised that several vehicles, street signs […]