Rosa Parks

ICE protesters disrupt ArtPrize opening ceremony

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Protesters who have repeatedly disrupted Kent County commission meetings in recent weeks did the same at the ArtPrize 10 opening …

Grand Rapids

Montgomery police investigating homicide on Rosa Parks Avenue

CLOSE<p>Do you know what to do if you see something bad happening? Here are some tips.<p>Montgomery police are investigating an early morning homicide on …

Rudolph

Police: Woman's body found in fire on west side

Police: Woman's body found in fire on west side

Fire Fighting

3 suspects sought in Rosa Parks Circle beating

Sep 18, 2018<p>GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify three men believed to have …

Grand Rapids

Police probe fight at Rosa Parks Circle that injures man

Grand Rapids police have arrested two suspects but are trying to identify three others shown in surveillance photos.

Grand Rapids

Annual Bridge Run benefits local charities

Sep 16, 2018<p>GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Thousands of runners took to the streets of Grand Rapids Sunday morning for the 17th annual Bridge Run.<p>The …

Grand Rapids

The basic bagel with a punch

Table Charlotte- Recipes for the Week<p>The basic bagel with a punch<p>Add clover sprouts, avocado<p>Published Friday, September 14, 2018 3:21 pm<p>by Ashley …

Farmers Market

Aretha Franklin's final resting place: A white marble room in same cemetery as Rosa Parks

Thousands of people watched in person and millions more observed online and on TV Aug. 31 as Aretha Franklin's funeral procession advanced up Seven Mile Road toward her final resting place in the main mausoleum of Detroit's Woodlawn Cemetery.<p>The interment was closed to the public, but outside the …

C. L. Franklin

WOTV4 West Michigan Idol is back!

Just Now<p>From our media partners at WOTV 4:<p>If you’re a secret shower singer, your time is now. Someone from West Michigan could be the next American …

West Michigan

Muhammad Ali, Rosa Parks... Colin Kaepernick? Super Bowl champ says those raging against Nike will regret it

Two-time Super Bowl winner Osi Umenyiora placed Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem, in legendary company …

Atlanta Falcons

Video: 100 women who changed the world

Historians Joanne Paul, Olivette Otele and June Purvis dissect the results of our recent poll into history's most important women, which saw Marie …

History

Final farewell for Aretha

Detroit said one final goodbye to the singer known as the "Queen of Soul". Aretha Franklin died last week at the age of 76 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.<p>Her soaring voice would become the inspirational standard for other singers to match.<p>The singer's body was transported in a vintage …

Music

A theater with a different approach grows in Asbury Park

Boardwalk Theatre Company expects to offer its first production, the world premiere of the musical 'Rosa Parks' in October 2019. Founder Jeff Hughes …

Asbury Park

Aretha’s last ride: The vintage hearse that carried Rosa Parks will now bear the Queen of Soul

When Aretha Franklin is laid to rest Friday, she’ll travel as she did all her life: with grace and glamour.<p>The hearse that will carry her <b></b>is a regal, pearly-white 1940 LaSalle, made by Cadillac, with sparkling chrome detail that looked as though it had been custom-made for the Queen of Soul herself. …

Celebrity News

100 women who changed the world

A panel of expert historians dissect the results of our poll into history’s most important women<p>Historians Joanne Paul, Olivette Otele and June …

History

Casket of late Sen. John McCain arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

The late Arizona Senator John McCain arrived at Andrews Air Force Base just outside of Washington, D.C. late Thursday for the remaining memorial …

U.S. Politics

Aretha Franklin: Family and friends remember the Queen of Soul

Former President Bill Clinton and Motown legend Smokey Robinson were among the speakers at Aretha Franklin's funeral.<p>Franklin's niece and grandson paid tribute before Stevie Wonder delivered an emotional finale.<p>The event was held at Greater Grace Temple, the church where the Queen of Soul was a …

Aretha Franklin

Three innovative South Africans design water saving devices

The US Consul General in Johannesburg, Michael McCarthy, has awarded prizes to the three winners of the US Consulate General’s Rosa Parks Library & …

Digital Design

Aretha Franklin’s hearse is a 1940 LaSalle

Made by Cadillac, it also carried her father and Rosa Parks<p>Memorial services have been taking place this week in Detroit to commemorate the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died Aug. 16 at age 76. And on Tuesday, a local funeral home transported her body to a public viewing in a show-stopping …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's LaSalle hearse also carried her dad and Rosa Parks

All eyes turned toward the white 1940 LaSalle hearse when it pulled up carrying Aretha Franklin's body early Tuesday at the Charles H. Wright Museum …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's vintage Cadillac hearse also carried her dad and Rosa Parks

Aretha Franklin's casket arrives at the Charles H. Wright museum in Detroit on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018.Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free …

Aretha Franklin

Hearse carrying Aretha Franklin also carried her father and Rosa Parks

A 1940 two-door Cadillac LaSalle hearse pulled up to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit Tuesday. The vintage car …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's body arrives in gold-plated casket to lie in state

<b>The body of Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has arrived in Detroit to begin lying in state as thousands of fans gather for a final goodbye.</b><p>Her body was delivered in a vintage white Cadillac hearse to the African-American museum in her home town where it will remain for two days.<p>The museum also …

Aretha Franklin

Thousands expected attend Aretha Franklin's public viewing at Detroit museum

Detroit — Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their …

Aretha Franklin

Watch: Cardi B Plays Coretta Scott King in 'Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement' Skit

<i>Cardi stepped into the role of Martin Luther King Jr.’s late wife for a skit called “Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement.” Yes, she went</i> …

Civil Rights

Cardi B Lands Legendary Role

Just Now<p>Cardi B can add actress to her list now! You won't believe who they want her to play.<p>I would have never guess this role would be for her. …

Civil Rights

Fans mourn Aretha Franklin during first day of two-day public viewing in Detroit

Tens of thousands have paid their respects to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin on the first day of her public viewing in Detroit. The legendary singer …

Aretha Franklin

Hundreds of Fans Wait to Pay Their Final Respects to Aretha Frankin

Aug 28, 2018<p>Aretha Franklin died at age 76 after battling with pancreatic cancer.<p>The hearse that brought Aretha Franklin's body to the Charles H. …

Aretha Franklin

Cardi B Portrays Coretta Scott King in ‘Real Housewives of the Civil Rights Movement’ Parody

Cardi B portraying the late Coretta Scott King will probably be the most hilarious, inappropriate thing you see today.<p>The then-Instagram sensation …

Satire

Blue Line overhaul kicks off with makeover of Willowbrook/Rosa Parks station

It’s Metro’s fourth-busiest train stop<p>Metro started work last week on the first major development in its New Blue project, which will overhaul the aging Blue Line over the next year.<p>Agency officials kicked off renovations of South LA’s Willowbrook/Rosa Parks station Thursday, promising that the …

Los Angeles