Kid Rock accepts NAACP award in Detroit

Kid Rock is embraced by NAACP President Wendell Anthony at the organization's annual fundraising dinner in Detroit, Sunday, May 1, 2011. The musician has accepted the Detroit NAACP branch's Great Expectations Award during the civil rights organization's dinner. Chapter leaders say Kid Rock, a Detroit area native whose real name is Robert Ritchie, is deserving of Sunday night's honor for his support of the city. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

May 2, 2011 8:38:10 AM PDT
Grammy-nominated artist Kid Rock told nearly 10,000 people at the Detroit NAACP branch's annual fundraising dinner that his use of the Confederate flag during on-stage performances has nothing to do with how he feels about blacks.