Stories tagged: "Black leaders"


This Oakland County Leader’s Family Vacation Exemplifies Black History Month

From the legacy of his ancestors to navigating a disease threatening Black Michiganders today, Rudy Hobbs is steeped in history.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has appointed more than a dozen Black leaders from across the state to the newly formed Black Leadership Advisory Council.
Here Are the Appointees to Michigan’s New Black Leadership Advisory Council

The diverse group of established leaders prove that Black Michiganders are not monolithic—and they’re ready to disrupt the status quo.

FILE - In this June 1, 2020, protesters gather at a memorial for George Floyd where he died outside Cup Foods on East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. A tough road lies ahead for President-elect Joe Biden who will need to chart a path forward to unite a bitterly divided nation and address America’s fraught history of racism that manifested this year through the convergence of three national crises.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
‘This Is Just the Beginning of Change:’ Black Leaders Pledge to Continue Work With Biden-Harris Administration

Black leaders are ready to move forward and continue the work of uniting the country after four years of division coming from the White House.