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BALTIMORE UPRISING IN CONTEXT; PROTEST DETROIT COP KILLING OF TERRANCE KELLOM, 19, 4 PM TODAY, APR. 28
Breaking news in Detroit (VOD story to come–teenage father shot multiple times to death by Detroit, ICE police after they invaded his home) PROTEST COP KILLING OF TERRANCE KELLOM, 19 Today Tues. Apr. 28 @ 4 pm p.m. Evergreen … Continue reading
Above: earlier report from RT including background of Baltimore police brutality incidents similar to the killing of Freddie Gray Violence breaks out near Camden Yards during Freddie Gray protests Baseball fans trapped in stadium Baltimore Sun BY Yvonne Wenger, Mark Puente, … Continue reading
Quicken Loans owner Dan Gilbert heads city’s “Blight Removal Task Force,” but his own company has been responsible for creating much of the blight through fraudulent lending and foreclosures. Gilbert, owner of the Greektown Casino and also involved with former Detroit mayor … Continue reading
(VOD: thanks to Roberto Guzman for alerting us to this live, unedited version of Worthy’s press conference, which includes questions from reporters Diane Bukowski and Cornell Squires, as well as others on the case of Davontae Sanford. Move your cursor … Continue reading
BLACK SUSPECT DIES AFTER BALTIMORE COPS BREAK HIS SPINE IN ‘BRUTAL’ BEATING Jin Zhao 19 Apr 2015 at 13:57 ET Freddie Gray had to undergo a double surgery on three broken vertebrae and an injured voice box on Tuesday, after … Continue reading
Cornell Squires (r) and supporters of his son and young cousins who had been framed up by “Robocop” William Melendez march on Detroit’s old 4th Precinct in 2000. This was 3 years before the feds charged Melendez and 17 other cops … Continue reading
Innocence Clinics move for new trial for Sanford, 14 at arrest for four murders on Runyon Street “Professional hit man Vincent Smothers committed the crime for which Davontae Sanford is doing the time.” Atty. Megan Crane “We want justice not … Continue reading
Hundreds march in Inkster April 2 to demand justice for Floyd Dent, and an end to “garbage police” like William Melendez, who left the Inkster police today, but remains as a cop in Highland Park. Melendez has worked part-time for HP police … Continue reading
Police dog mauls Phillip White, Black N.J. man, to death after cops beat him March 31 “Anonymous” forces Vineland police to release names April 11, 2015 Police in Vineland, New Jersey confirmed the identities of two officers involved in the March 31 death … Continue reading
By Elena Herrada April 9, 2015 http://www.workers.org/articles/2015/04/09/a-school-board-member-in-exile-on-the-decline-of-detroits-public-schools/ (Photos, except for that of Elena Herrada, added by VOD.) I am a member of the Detroit School Board in Exile. We call ourselves “exiles” because we do not accept emergency management. I … Continue reading