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Author Archives: Diane Bukowski
Judge Qiana Lillard acknowledges court order dismissing case at hearing April 21, 2016, takes no action Lewis’ state court files, filling three cartons, have mysteriously “disappeared,” next hearing to feature last known official in possession Lewis is one of … Continue reading
by BAR executive editor Glen Ford April 27, 2016 Bernie Sanders has endorsed President Obama’s troop escalation in Syria, once again showing that “he is no more ‘progressive’ than Obama on foreign policy, and just as dishonest – a … Continue reading
With statements by the Honorable Louis Farrakhan, Mother Tynetta Muhammad, wife of the late Elijah Muhammad Prince not only an artist: he battled corporations for artists’ rights and justice, fought police violence, environmental racism “When you stop a man from dreaming, … Continue reading
Michigan Legislature still debating provisions of bills that would end DPS Current Detroit Board of Education, parents file class action lawsuit citing irreparable harm to Detroit’s children under state control Retaliation continues against teachers who closed 80 percent of Detroit … Continue reading
U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 25 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that Miller v. Alabama decision declaring JLWOP unconstitutional is retroactive But MICHISSIPPI’s juvenile lifers still have “many rivers to cross” in state with 2nd highest number of JLWOPer’s in U.S., under … Continue reading
Detroit Public Schools board also bringing lawsuit on behalf of DPS students; press conf. Thurs. April 7, 11 a.m. Fisher Building Click on http://www.stopsnyder.com to get recall petitions. DETROIT ATTORNEY FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FOR DPS STUDENTS ON BEHALF OF SCHOOL … Continue reading
ACTIVISTS SAY WAYNE CO. TAX FORECLOSURES ILLEGAL, VIOLATION OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, DOMESTIC TERRORISM
March 31st was deadline day for 30,000 County families currently occupying their homes to pay property taxes or face foreclosure and auction Speakers tell Wayne County Commission March 17 that tax foreclosures illegal due to no value re-assessments; violate Indigenous Peoples rights Protest held … Continue reading
Chicago teachers rally, march through Loop after walkout VOD editor: What is WRONG with our unions, politicians, preachers and others in Detroit and Michigan? Here, teachers unions support the final dismantling of the Detroit Public Schools, while Chicago Teachers demand the … Continue reading
Illinois high court cites constitutional language virtually identical to that in the Michigan Constitution, which Detroit bankruptcy judge ignored Wall Street calls the shots again, citing pension debt but ignoring bond debt to its own banks Court Ruling Leaves Chicago Empty-Handed on … Continue reading
DETROIT KIDS IN DANGER: BILLS END DPS, PAY-OFF BANKS WITH STATE CONTROL, TAX LEVIES, CLOSINGS, CHARTERS
State Senate bills would eliminate Detroit Public Schools, largest Black district in U.S. July 1; create “Community District” including charters Current DPS bond debt of $2.9 billion to be paid off by new property tax levies ‘Elected’ board of ‘Community District’ will … Continue reading