Urban League 2020

Every year the Urban League of Detroit and Southeastern Michigan honors leaders in human and civil rights at their Salute to Distinguished Warriors Event. The event is a celebration of courage, character, and commitment to the community. Even though the event could not be held this year – we can still honor those who have served.

Penny Bailer

Our next warrior is Penny Bailer – a woman with a deep commitment to kids.

Dr. Marilyn French Hubbard

Our next honoree is all about empowering others – especially women – and knows the importance of making and nurturing connections. Meet Dr. Marilyn French Hubbard.

Charles E. Allen

Our first warrior is Charles E. Allen. He’s a leader in business with a commitment to service.

Senator Carl M. Levin

Our final honoree in the Distinguished Warriors Event is truly a man who needs no introduction. Senator Carl M. Levin – the longest-serving senator in Michigan history.

Detroit Sports Media Association teams up at Gleaners Food Bank

The organization - once known as the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association, dates back to 1948, and she is already raising its profile by giving back. On this day, assorted media members and volunteers were at Gleaners Food Bank in Detroit.

Police investigate two more violent deaths in River Rouge

The River Rouge Community has seen a high level of violence, with two murders looming from December and two more from Thursday. Police are hoping to wrap up investigations from December soon, but encourages residents "If you see something, say something."

Double Your Donation Day at Gleaners

In our community, 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. On Tuesday, Kroger is matching all gifts to Gleaners for Double Your Donation Day.