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Author Archives: Diane Bukowski
______________________________________________________________ THE VOICE OF DETROIT MOURNS THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF BELOVED MICHIGAN STATE REP. ISAAC ROBINSON (D-DETROIT, HAMTRAMCK) LIKELY FROM COVID-19, ACCORDING TO HIS MOTHER, ACTIVIST ATTORNEY, FORMER STATE REP. ROSE MARY ROBINSON ______________________________________________________________ By Diane Bukowski March 31, 2020 … Continue reading
CNN’S FAREED ZAKARIA BLAMES U.S. GOVT. ‘DE-FUNDING’ FOR WORST COVID-19 RESPONSE, HIGHEST INFECTION RATE IN WORLD
WHITE HOUSE ECONOMISTS WARNED IN 2019 A PANDEMIC COULD DEVASTATE AMERICA The world is battling the COVID-19 outbreak that the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, which has claimed more than 3,564 lives By Jim Tankersley The New York … Continue reading
Two weeks after it was announced that water would be restored to cut-off Detroiters, thousands still remain unable to wash their hands at home. Michigan Gov. Whitmer lauded for declaring moratorium on water shut-offs, but it lasts only for the … Continue reading
BELOW: CHILLING INSTAGRAM POST FROM ER NURSE CURRENTLY AT SOUTHFIELD, MI’S PROVIDENCE (ASCENSION) HOSPITAL View this post on Instagram Dear Family, Friends and Complete Strangers, Please STAY HOME!! Love, an ER Nurse A post shared by Mary … Continue reading
Charles Davis March 25, 2020 Los Angeles residents will be confined to their homes until May, at the earliest, Mayor Eric Garcetti told Insider on Wednesday. In an interview, Garcetti pushed back against “premature optimism” in the face of the … Continue reading
SANDERS CALLS BILL $500 BILLION CORPORATE WELFARE FUND, WANTS NO LAY-OFFS, WAGE CUTS, OUTSOURCING OF U.S. JOBS REPUBLICAN SENATORS THREATEN UNEMPLOYMENT AID IN BILL By Jordain Carney March 25, 2020 A round of 11th-hour objections is throwing a curveball into … Continue reading
By Javier Zarracina and Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY March 16, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the U.S. – canceling major events, closing schools, upending the stock market and disrupting travel and normal life – Americans are taking precautions against … Continue reading
Above: Arizona Vaughn speaks at Call ’em Out’s Sambo dinner Feb. 27, 2020 about pending eviction from home of 26 years. The next day, Call ’em Out activists shut down City of Detroit’s CAYMC, to demand that city repay $600 … Continue reading
An eerie new video shows Italians of all ages sharing what they would have told themselves 10 days ago about taking the coronavirus seriously before it devastated the country. “We underestimated this–you don’t have to do the same.” March 17, … Continue reading
SUNRISE: OCT. 12, 1940 SUNSET: MARCH 1, 2020 Valerie Smith, formerly the wife of Tyrone Travis, notified VOD editor Diane Bukowski last week of Mr. Travis passing March 1, 2020. Tyrone Travis was a lifelong, powerful activist, political analyst, … Continue reading