Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

JUVENILE LIFERS, EX-OFFENDERS, ADVOCATES BEGIN NEW CHAPTER IN BATTLE FOR JUSTICE JUNE 18

VIDEO ABOVE: David Walton of Detroit, now 60, spent 43 years since the age of 17 behind bars for a crime in which he was not the shooter. His co-defendant Edward Sanders, also not the shooter, is due for release July … Continue reading

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WHITE SEATTLE COPS SHOOT, KILL CHARLEENA LYLES, PREGNANT MOTHER OF 4, IN FRONT OF KIDS

  Officer-involved shooting in Magnusson Park leaves 3 children in protective custody. Seattle police on Sunday shot and killed a 30-year-old old woman who had called officers to report an attempted burglary and then displayed a knife, SPD said. Police … Continue reading

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RESTITUTION NOT EVICTION: PEOPLE’S FORUM TO END UNCONSTITUTIONAL TAX FORECLOSURES SAT. JUNE 17

UPDATE: PROF. BERNADETTE ATUAHENE SPEECH AT PEOPLE’S FORUM ON FORECLOSURES JUNE 17, 2017 VOD editor, June 19, 2017:  These videos of Prof. Atuahene giving a truly dynamic, riveting presentation at the Forum to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures are being published today. … Continue reading

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STOP DEATH IN PRISON FOR CHILDREN! JUVENILE LIFER RALLY FOR JUSTICE SUN. JUNE 18 @ 2-5 PM DETROIT

Attorney Bryan Stevenson, director of the national Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL and Professor of Law at NYU Law School,  is one of the endorsers of the Juvenile Lifer Rally for Justice in Detroit this Sunday. This video was made after … Continue reading

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FALSE DETROIT CONVICTION: VINCENT SMOTHERS SAYS HE, NOT THELONIOUS SEARCY, KILLED JAMAL SEGARS IN 2004

See petition above at https://www.change.org/p/rick-snyder-free-wrongfully-convicted-thelonious-shawn-searcy. Smothers signed affidavits provided to police and media, gave taped interview to Scott Lewis on Segars killing  Earlier Smothers helped free Davontae Sanford, convicted of 4 murders committed in 2007 by Smothers and accomplice  Same … Continue reading

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STOP U.S. INTERVENTION IN VENEZUELA! NAT’L DAYS OF SOLIDARITY- DETROIT DEMO TUES. JUNE 6, 5 PM

 STOP U.S. INTERVENTION IN VENEZUELA! NATIONAL EMERGENCY DAYS OF SOLIDARITY WITH VENEZUELA Initiated by International Action Center Detroit Demonstration Initiated by Workers World Party–Detroit Branch Tuesday, June 6, 5 PM Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48226 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/841587382655619/  The International Action … Continue reading

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RECALLING DETROIT’S 1967 REBELLION AND THE RACIST VIETNAM WAR: TIME FOR AFRICAN LIBERATION DAY!

VIDEOJOURNALISM BY KENNETH SNODGRASS Recalling Detroit’s 1967 Rebellion as its 50th anniversary approaches.  How much has really changed for Black Detroit today? There is a 59% child poverty rate. The largest Black-majority city in the country has lost most of its major assets … Continue reading

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END GUARDIAN ABUSE! SUPPORT WANDA WORLEY, SHARMIAN V. MARY ROWAN, THURS. MAY 25

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WILLIAM KEITH JENKINS-BEY (JENKO A/K/A JENKS) JOINS THE ANCESTORS

  William Keith Jenkins-Bey was a beloved member of his family, and a well-respected leader in his community both inside the walls and in the world. He will be sorely missed by all.

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PUERTO RICO: $123B BANKRUPTCY UNDERWAY; AS IN DETROIT, BANKS WANT WORKERS, POOR TO PAY

Hospitals, schools and transport shut down in Puerto Rico on May Day, as thousands marched to the financial center in San Juan to denounce cuts and privatizations expected under the government’s $123 billion bankruptcy filing May 3. The U.S. Congress created a new Chapter III … Continue reading

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