Funeral set for Monday for Detroit's Angelo Henderson

51-year-old journalist and activist-minister died Saturday of natural causes


DETROIT – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for Detroit-area journalist and activist-minister Angelo Henderson.

The 51-year-old died Saturday of natural causes.

Henderson was a host on radio station WCHB. While at The Wall Street Journal, he won a 1999 Pulitzer Prize for a portrait of a Detroit pharmacist driven to violence by encounters with armed robbers.

Video: Uncut interview with Mildred Gaddis on Angelo Henderson

Henderson also co-founded Detroit 300, a crime-fighting organization whose members were residents, civic groups and businesses. He also was an ordained minister.

Read: Editorial from Detroit Police Chief James Craig on Angelo Henderson

He is survived by his wife and son. 

Public viewing:

Swanson Funeral Home

14751 W. McNicols Road

Detroit, MI, 48235

Saturday, Feb. 22, Noon to 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 23, Noon to 8 p.m.


Greater Grace Temple

23500 W. 7 Mile Road

Detroit, MI, 48219

Monday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m.