DETROIT STUDENTS JOURNEY 4 JUSTICE TO WASHINGTON, D.C. JAN. 28-29, 2013
Detroit and Highland Park students and parents participating in the Journey for Justice campaign will testify in Washington D.C. about nationwide discrimination against students of color in the public schools. School board members Elena Herrada (2nd from left) and Tawanna Simpson (r) are in front row.
VOD: story on press conference with comments is forthcoming shortly.
Students who are traveling to Washington stand during press conference at Dexter Elmhurst Center Jan. 23, 2013.
Students and parents listen intently to speakers. At left is Tom Stephens of the National Lawyers Guild who also apoke and will be going on the trip.
Helen Moore of Keep the Vote No Takeover is a coordinator of the J4J campaign.
School Board president Lamar Lemmons speaks at press conference.
Maiyoua Vang, co-coordinator of Washington trip.
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