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Author Archives: Diane Bukowski
“Justice is having the person that did this to me locked up”—Floyd Dent “[Melendez] said he was a Black man in a Cadillac and he was going to stop him”—Dent’s attorney Gregory Rohl Melendez sued for brutality numerous times, tried by … Continue reading
“EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT MISSISSIPPI GODDAM” — NINA SIMONE By Diane Bukowski March 22, 2015 Port Gibson, MS – The family of Otis Byrd, 54, found hanging by a white sheet from a tree 500 ft. from where he lived, weeks … Continue reading
Did they swear to serve the public or themselves? Demand audit of Council members’ budgets Next public meeting of the Compensation Commission is March 23 at 6 p.m. at Coleman A. Young Municipal Center; salaries are on the agenda. Introduction … Continue reading
Will U.S. District Court Judge Friedman, hearing appeals, be likewise obligated? Fraud included $1.5 B POC deal with criminal banks UBS AG, BOA, which grew to $28.2 B; trio knew of fraud Should the entire fraud-based Detroit bankruptcy be annulled? … Continue reading
“Everywhere is war” – Bob Marley VOD UPDATE: As news breaks that two police officers in Los Angeles have also been shot (see http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-search-continues-gunmen-lapd-officers-20150316-story.html), Ferguson police announced charges March 15, brought against Jeffrey Williams in the shootings of two cops … Continue reading
World News Videos | US News Videos Video above: High school students in Madison, Wisconsin occupied the state capitol building to protest the killing of 19-year-old Tony Robinson by white cop Matt Kenny March ; radio dispatches indicate cops knew … Continue reading
Update, March 8, 2015: According to a report from the Associated Press, the cop who killed Tony Robinson, 19, is Matt Kenny, who is white. . . . “Kenny, who had more than 12 years with the Madison department, also shot … Continue reading
VIDEO ABOVE BY THOMAS BLACKBURN, MARCH 1, 2015 VOD Editor: On March 1 and again on March 5, Los Angeles cops brutally killed two unarmed men of color, a homeless man called “Africa” or “Cameroon,” given name Charley Leundeu Keunang, … Continue reading
Financial Review Commission report on current general fund debt: $3,008,162,089, up from 2013 total LTD of $1,003,937,000 “DON’T HONOR THIEVES” retirees shout outside luncheon for bankruptcy perpetrators Orr, Rhodes, Rosen Appeals of bankruptcy proceed in U.S. District Court Next meeting … Continue reading
“Anyone can paint what they want under their First Amendment rights.” What about those who commit actual mass destruction, including Dan Gilbert, U-M fraternities? By Diane Bukowski February 25, 2015 Detroit – Taylor Daramy and Marcelus Gray, the two teens charged with … Continue reading