Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

JUDGE DENIES BOND IN CHARLES LEWIS JUVENILE LIFER CASE DESPITE ‘LOST’ COURT RECORD, INNOCENCE

“I stand with nearly 250 juvenile lifers behind me”—Charles Lewis  “I have to admit there are some things unusual about the way Mr. Lewis was convicted. I am very aware that a mistrial was declared [in his first trial] and … Continue reading

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REST IN POWER AND VICTORY, DETROIT’S GLOBAL HERO MARYANNE GODBOLDO

Mother who fought for her child succumbs to effects of five-year persecution by Wayne Co. Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Child Protective Services Conducted 10-hour stand-off against military-style police assault Continued battle for parents and children everywhere By Diane Bukowski Oct. 13, … Continue reading

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PACK CHARLES LEWIS’ BOND HEARING FRI. OCT. 13: IN PRISON 41 YRS; INNOCENT, NO SENTENCE, NO COURT FILE

RELATED STORIES: http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/10/08/charles-lewis-innocent-detroit-lifer-with-lost-court-file-could-go-free-after-41-yrs-hearing-1013/ http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/10/06/juvenile-lifer-seeks-release-years/106375972/ #TAKETHEKNEE! FRI. OCT. 6; FREE CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT, IN PRISON 41 YEARS; COURT FILES DESTROYED CASES SEEK ABSOLUTE BAN ON LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE SENTENCES FOR YOUTH FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/06/23/juvenile-lifers-ex-offenders-advocates-begin-new-chapter-in-battle-for-justice-june-18/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/08/08/juvenile-lifer-re-sentencings-drag-on-in-michigan-nation-as-states-snub-u-s-supreme-court/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/07/15/the-troubled-resentencing-of-americas-juvenile-lifers-the-nation/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/02/20/charles-lewis-must-be-freed-due-to-loss-of-court-file-innocence-sado-withdraws-from-case/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/02/12/rogue-justice-free-another-innocent-detroiter-charles-lewis-now-hearing-wed-feb-15-9-am/ ‘ROGUE … Continue reading

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CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT DETROIT LIFER WITH ‘LOST’ COURT FILE, COULD GO FREE AFTER 41 YRS; HEARING 10/13

Bond hearing set for Fri. Oct. 13, 9 a.m. in front of Judge Qiana Lillard, Rm. 502, Frank Murphy Hall, Gratiot/St. Antoine, downtown Detroit Lewis, family and supporters call on others to attend, pack courtroom Lewis wants conviction, sentence dismissed … Continue reading

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#TAKETHEKNEE! FRI. OCT. 6; FREE CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT, IN PRISON 41 YEARS; COURT FILES DESTROYED

(Earlier broadcast above by Channel Four, Oct. 11, 2016) #TAKETHEKNEE! Justice for Lewis, 247 juvenile lifers;  Fri. Oct. 6, 8 am @ Frank Murphy, St. Antoine/Gratiot, hearing @ 9 am, Judge Qiana Lillard Room 502 Lewis, attorneys to argue issues in … Continue reading

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#TAKETHEKNEE! NATIONAL ANTHEM PROTESTS AGAINST RACISM, POLICE KILLINGS SWEEP THE COUNTRY

  By Bryan Crawford -Contributing Writer- Final Call | Sep 26, 2017 [VOD has added videos and photos to the Final Call’s original article.] Protecting rights or profits? NFL owners on bended knee Generally speaking, sports are seen as apolitical. … Continue reading

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WARREN RESIDENT CHARGES DISENFRANCHISEMENT OF CITY’S BLACK, MINORITY POPULATION IN DOJ COMPLAINT

UPDATE Sept 20, 2017:  Jerry T. Bell, Jr. filed officially to run for the Warren City Council elections in 2019 today, as an at-large candidate for the time being. City Code language gives him the option of withdrawing as an … Continue reading

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NO TO KID ROCK, GILBERT, ILLITCHES, DUGGAN, WHITE SUPREMACY—TAKE BACK DETROIT!

Hundreds march on Little Caesar’s Arena to protest Kid Rock opener Thousands more, nearly all white, stream in to concert White supremacists with Confederate flag, other paraphernalia, protected by police, march marshals Detroiters  pay for billionaires to play  By Diane … Continue reading

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CASES SEEK ABSOLUTE BAN ON LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE SENTENCES FOR YOUTH FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT

By Efren Paredes, Jr. (Updates from Voice of Detroit in italics) Re-printed from http://4efren.blogspot.com   September 14, 2017 Attorneys for an Idaho prisoner, Sarah Marie Johnson, recently petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a national ban on life without parole (LWOP) sentences … Continue reading

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PROTESTERS BLOCK ST. LOUIS FWY. AS JUDGE ACQUITS WHITE EX-COP IN UNARMED BLACK DAD’S EXECUTION

UPDATES SEPT. 16–PROTESTS CONTINUE, POLICE GET VIOLENT, PEPPER-SPRAY, ARREST DEMONSTRATORS BELOW: ANTHONY SMITH’S BROTHER SPEAKS OUT: “THIS IS NOT OVER,” ENDORSES ECONOMIC BOYCOTT OF ST. LOUIS; U-2 HAS ALREADY CANCELED ITS SEPT. 16 PERFORMANCE AT ST. LOUIS’ “THE DOME” Cop … Continue reading

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