Adolph Mongo;Bio,Personal Life,Career,Education,

Adolph Mongo Biography

Adolph Mongo was born on 15 of January 1954 is an American political advisor and radio host.is currently resides in Detroit, Michigan, where he is an on-air radio personality for 910 Am.Superstation/WFDF, as the host of “Detroit in Black & White.

Mongo has served as a consultant for Matty Moroun, the owner of the Ambassador Bridge that links Detroit to Canada. It is the busiest international crossing in the U.S.

Mongo`s Personal life

Adolph Mongo was raised in a royal oak township, where he attended oak park public school while a Junior at Oak Park High School, Mongo served as managing editor of The Eagle American, the High School News Paper. He was the first African-American student to hold the position. During his Senior year, Mongo help leads Oak Park High School to their first state championship in track, where he earned All-State Honors.

Adolph Education

it was in 1972 where Adolph was awarded the WJR Scholarship in broadcast journalism as an incoming freshman at the University of Michigan in ann arbor. later In May 1976, Mongo graduated, receiving his bachelor’s degree with honors. He would later attend Wayne State University, where he received a master’s degree in Labor History in 1999.

Adolph`s Military service

Following undergraduate graduation, Mongo joined the U.S. Marine CorpsReserves. He received a certificate in Photo Journalism from the Defense Information School DINFOS in 1978.LeDuff, Charlie 2013. Detroit: An American Autopsy. Amazon: Penguin. ISBN 0143124463.

Media career

in 1978 until 1983, Adolph worked as a reporter for the Colorado springs sun, Frederick new post, the south haven Michigan daily tribune, and the Michigan Chronicle newspaper. He has appeared on the CNBC television program American Greed, Mongo has been featured as an expert in Detroit politics by newspapers and publications throughout the United States, including the Weekly Standard, The New York Times, Washington Post and GQ Magazine  November 2000.

Two of Mongo’s newspaper adsLynching is Still Legal in America and sometimes a handshake and an acknowledgment make a difference sparked nationwide controversy in 2005 and 2006. Mongo is spotlighted in chapter thirteen of Tim Skubick’s book, See Dick and Jen Run 2006. In the book, Skubick highlights Mongo’s involvement in the 2006 race for Michigan Governor. He is also featured in Charlie LeDuff’s, book, Detroit An American Autopsy, in a chapter titled (Mongo).

Political career

Adolph Mongo organized his first protest in 1968, at the age of fourteen. When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the administrators at Clinton Junior High School refused to allow students to leave school early, to attend services at a church. Mongo led a walkout by black students in protest. During his senior year in high school, Mongo ran a last-minute write-in campaign for Student Mayor of Oak Park. He won, making him the first African-American student to hold that office.

in 2011 April, Mongo led a boycott against the Detroit NAACP’s 56th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner and called for NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony to resign his position. Mongo’s complaint surrounded the “Great Expectations” Award Anthony gave Kid Rock, a native metro Detroiter, who has been known to fly the Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia. Mongo stated “Rev. Anthony is making it OK for people like Kid Rock to fly the … flag.” Mongo continued, “That flag stands for hate, racism, and bigotry.

Media career

from 1978 Adolph worked as a reporter for Colorado springs sun, Frederick new post, the south haven Michigan daily tribune and the Michigan Chronicle newspapers.mongo has appeared on the CNBC television program American greed, as well as CNN Anthony Bourdain,  parts unknown. Mongo has been featured as an expert in Detroit politics by newspapers and publications throughout the United States, including the Weekly Standard, The New York Times, Washington Post and GQ Magazine November 2000.

Mongo is spotlighted in chapter thirteen of Tim Skubick’s book, See Dick and Jen Run” 2006. In the book, Skubick highlights Mongo’s involvement in the 2006 race for Michigan Governor. He is also featured in Charlie LeDuff’s, book, Detroit: An American Autopsy, in a chapter titled “Mongo”.

Political career

In April 2011, Mongo led a boycott against the Detroit NAACP’s 56th Annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner and called for NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony to resign his position. Mongo’s complaint surrounded the “Great Expectations” Award Anthony gave Kid Rock, a native metro Detroiter, who has been known to fly the Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia. Mongo stated “Rev. Anthony is making it OK for people like Kid Rock to fly the … flag.” Mongo continued, “That flag stands for hate, racism, and bigotry.

 


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