Funeral for Detroit radio icon Angelo B. Henderson

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The funeral for journalist Angelo B. Henderson was held Monday at Greater Grace Temple on 7 mile in Detroit.

Henderson was a radio host on News Talk WCHB 1200 AM and 99.9 FM.

He was also a two-term Parliamentarian and two-term chapter President for the National Association of Black Journalists.

Henderson was a founding member in the Detroit 300, who's focus is to help communities organize and eradicate crime by policing targeted areas and pursuing individuals committing crimes. Henderson, along with Raphael B. Johnson and Malik Shabazz created the group out of the Detroit community's frustration with perpetual neighborhood crimes.

In 1999, Henderson, working as deputy Detroit bureau chief of The Wall Street Journal, was honored with a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished feature writing. He wrote a narrative detailing the lives affected by an attempted drugstore robbery. He was the 22nd African American to win the Pulitzer Prize.

One year later he was honored by Columbia University as one of the nation's best reporters on race and ethnicity in America.

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