Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

BIDEN ON SANDERS’ SUPPORTERS: ‘I’D DISOWN THEM’ AS SANDERS WINS IN IOWA, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Cartoon by Daily Kos shows (clockwise from above left) rich commentator, candidate Joe Biden, candidate Pete Buttigieg, rich commentator putting in emergency rescue call to Bloomberg By STEVE PEOPLES and MICHELLE L. PRICE February 15, 2020 (Excerpt) LAS VEGAS (AP) … Continue reading

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RUSH TO JUDGMENT? JUDICIAL BIAS RE: RACE, MENTAL ILLNESS EVIDENT IN MICHIGAN LIFER’S CONVICTIONS

Former Detroit police officer Burt Lancaster, with long history of  mental illness and family suicide, killed girlfriend intending to kill himself  First conviction in Oakland Co. in 1994 overturned due to racial bias in jury selection  Judge denied “diminished capacity” … Continue reading

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“I think everyone should have an opportunity to get out some day”—Pros. Nancy Siemon 64 percent of Ingham County’s lifers are Black Siemon  joins national movement opposing life without parole (LWOP) sentences, termed ‘death by incarceration’ U.S. the only country … Continue reading

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THE INJUSTICE OF THIS MOMENT IS NOT AN ‘ABBERATION’–BLACK AGENDA REPORT

  Michelle Alexander January 22, 2020 “Once human beings are defined as the problem in the public consciousness, their elimination through deportation, incarceration or even genocide becomes nearly inevitable.” January 20, 2020–Yes, Trump is an inveterate liar, but American politicians … Continue reading

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AHRC: TRUMP’S ‘DEAL OF THE CENTURY’: RECIPE FOR MORE INJUSTICE. CONFLICT IN PALESTINE

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is greatly disappointed, but not surprised, with the specifics of the recently released Deal of the Century. This proposal is one-sided, biased and rubber stamps Israeli violations of international law and human rights in … Continue reading

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#BOYCOTT TCF BANK! LIVONIA COPS CALLED ON BLACK DETROITER WITH RACE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT CHECKS

Sauntore Thomas tried to deposit settlement checks from racial discrimination lawsuit; Detroit-based TCF Bank called Livonia cops on him Thomas files second lawsuit against TCF–“Banking while Black” “I wanted to make sure I stayed as levelheaded as possible, because I … Continue reading

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US SUPREME COURT LETS FLINT, MI RESIDENTS SUE OVER WATER POISONING; NEWARK FIGHTS SIMILAR BATTLE

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let residents of Flint, Michigan pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accused them of knowingly allowing the city’s water supply … Continue reading

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WHO REALLY KILLED NIKITA LANDRUM, CHILDREN IN BAY CITY, MI? MURDER-SUICIDE EVIDENCE QUESTIONED

This story has been updated Jan. 17, 2020 and later Jan. 19, 2020 with an account from Nikita Landrum’s family members detailing and honoring the life of their beloved daughter and sister, and their research into her death and that … Continue reading

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COPS TOOK SANFORD INTO RUNYON CRIME SCENE AFTER 4 MURDERS; NOW CITY SAYS VICTIM’S BLOOD ON HIS SHOE

IF BLOOD ACTUALLY GOT ON DAVONTAE’S SHOE, HOW DID IT GET THERE? Above is Channel 4 News interview by Paula Tutman with Davontae Sanford after Pros. Kym Worthy announced she would not bring charges against then DPD Commander James Tolbert … Continue reading

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AMERICAN STRIKE IN IRAQ PROMPTS ANTI-WAR PROTESTS IN U.S. CITIES, INCLUDING DETROIT

Above: Videos of protest in Detroit by WDIV Channel 4 and Voice of Detroit By Jan Wolfe January 4, 2020  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Groups of protesters took to the streets in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday to condemn … Continue reading

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