NAACP wants to honor Kid Rock, faces boycott
DETROIT — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People wants to honor Kid Rock at its annual Freedom Fund dinner at Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center in Detroit.
The NAACP said it wants to recognize Rock for his commitment to Detroit.
However, not everyone agrees Kid Rock should be recognized by the NAACP.
“Kid Rock has made the Confederate flag a symbol at all his concerts,” said Adolph Mongo of Detroiters for Progress. “It’s been a problem since 2005.”
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