Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

11TH DETROIT BLACK MUSIC AWARDS EXTRAVAGANZA SUN. AUG. 4, 2019 AT CHARLES H. WRIGHT MUSEUM

Detroit Black Music Awards: “We’ve acknowledged Entertainers from the least to the greatest, from Motown stars to Local stars”–Misty Love, Pres. 11th Annual DBMA to be held in Detroit, the “Music Capital of the World” By Ricardo Ferrell DETROIT — … Continue reading

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AIYANA JONES’ DAD RE-SENTENCED TO 10-20 YRS; MEDIA FOCUSES ON VICTIMS, NOT MILITARIZATION OF POLICE

Charles Jones gets 10-20 yrs.  for manslaughter in  Je’Rean Blake death, concurrent with  perjury sentence, after ‘nolo contendere’ plea deal Eligible for parole in 2021; Atty. Leon Weiss says he will urge officials to release Jones at earliest date  “Didn’t … Continue reading

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LARGEST MARCH IN PUERTO RICO HISTORY CALLS FOR RESIGNATION OF GOV. ROSSELLO, ALLY OF TRUMP, BANKS

July 22, 2019 PUERTO RICO Thousands of protesters calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló have brought Puerto Rico almost to a standstill. Public outrage was prompted by his texts mocking victims of the devastating 2017 hurricane, Maria. Protesters … Continue reading

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THOUSANDS OF POOR DETROIT MOMS’ CARS STUCK IN IMPOUNDS DUE TO SKY-HIGH CAR INSURANCE RATES

</ <iframe width=”640″ height=”395″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/ghBFNE-rfuo” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></ Video above shows example of Detroit woman forced to walk home in 2 degree weather Detroit police impound car; officer Gary Steele later demoted for racist post Detroiters … Continue reading

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MSC GRANTS HAROLD WALKER NEW TRIAL, CITES JUDGE LILLARD’S JURY ‘COERCION,” ‘CLOWN’ NAME-CALLING

(Video above is from Michigan Supreme Court website: arguments on Harold Walker application for leave to appeal Jan. 24, 2019) High court voids conviction and sentence, orders that Walker be re-tried in front of another judge Cites jury “coercion” and … Continue reading

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DONATE TO VOD–KEEP THE PEOPLE’S NEWS COMING!

DONATE AT https://www.gofundme.com/VOD-readers-up MISSION MUSIC – GET UP (feat. De’Asha Spencer-Kyle, 2Tru, Cam G & QueenBarzz) TO OUR BELOVED READERS AND SUPPORTERS: Above is a video done by Benton Harbor High School students to save their school district. The state … Continue reading

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CHARLES JONES, DAD OF AIYANA, 7, KILLED BY DPD, PLEADS TO LESSER CHARGE, MAY BE HOME SOON

Jones’ 40-60 yr. sentence for 2nd degree murder reduced to manslaughter, 10-20 yrs. concurrent with 10-20 years perjury sentence, with credit for time served since 2011 “Hopefully they’ll let him go with time served, the best possible outcome; his earliest … Continue reading

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LEROY WASHINGTON, DAUGHTER CO-FOUND NATL. ANTI-BULLYING PROJECT TO CHANGE, SAVE LIVES

INTERVIEW WITH LEROY WASHINGTON, CO-FOUNDER ABC PROJECT Project founded by 23-year MDOC prisoner and daughter goes national, wants to make all schools “Bully-Free Safe Zones” GOAL: to make all schools “Bully-Free Safe Zones” 2 out of 9 teens who commit … Continue reading

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FEELING FRUSTRATED AND BETRAYED IN FLINT — FROM THE FINAL CALL

By Bryan 18X Crawford | Last updated: Jul 2, 2019 – 11:00:30 AM   https://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/National_News_2/Feeling-frustrated-and-betrayed-in-Flint.shtml About 100 people filed into UAW Local 659 hall in Flint, Mich., to get a formal update and explanation as to why the new team … Continue reading

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ACADEMICS ENDORSE SANDERS STUDENT DEBT CANCELLATION AND TUITION-FREE COLLEGE PLAN

“In the face of this crisis, nothing short of a complete overhaul of our public higher education system will suffice.” “We must treat education as the public good that it is. That means making public colleges and universities tuition-free, just … Continue reading

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