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FEDERAL COURT STRIKES DOWN PORTION OF MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFER LAW, STILL MILES TO GO

(Above, Kimberly Simmons, one of only two women juvenile lifers released at the time, speaks at Juvenile Lifers for Justice rally in Detroit June 18, 2017.) By Efren Paredes, Jr. January 15, 2018 VOD note: This is an update from … Continue reading

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ARMED CVS GUARD IN DETROIT THREATENS LIFE OF CUSTOMER BUYING LIFE-SAVING PRESCRIPTIONS

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SUPER STARS AND ANGELS WALK AMONG US SPREADING LOVE AND HAPPINESS IN THE NEW YEAR

BY CORTEZ DAVIS EL VOD Staff Writer Jan. 1, 2018 The men at the Thumb Correctional Facility began the annual Kwanzaa Cultural Celebration early this year. They were blessed with the presence of the Honorable Judge Bruce Morrow and Frank … Continue reading

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SEND FEDERAL TROOPS TO LIBERATE MICHIGAN’S JUVENILE LIFERS! 6TH CIRCUIT RULING INADEQUATE

Sixth Circuit opinion in Hill v. Snyder (2) leaves 70 percent without relief, waiting without a sentence for nearly six years   MCLA 771.1 says sentencing cannot be delayed for more than one year  Ruling restores good time credits, corrective … Continue reading

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ALABAMA SENATE CANDIDATE DOUG JONES TROMPS DISGRACED GOP FAVORITE ROY MOORE

Southern state rejects Moore’s support of slavery as well as his attacks on women During slavery, sexual assaults on women, especially Black women, were hailed as part of white supremacy BY CORTEZ DAVIS EL VOD Staff Writer December 14, 2017 … Continue reading

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A BROKEN CITY OR A DREAM DEFERRED? I LOVE DETROIT

By Charles Lewis December 10, 2017 DETROIT, I love you. I first arrived in Detroit in the early 1960’s. I jumped out of the car and ran and dived into the snow. It was the first time that I saw … Continue reading

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20 YRS. FOR WALTER SCOTT’S KILLER COP; LIFE (DEATH IN PRISON) SENTENCES UP 15X FOR OTHERS

By Danette L Chavis – National Action Against Police Murder!! Dec 8, 2017 — Ex-police officer Michael Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison, plus two years of supervision after his release, by U.S. District Judge David Norton. The sentence … Continue reading

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COLIN KAEPERNICK HONORED BY ACLU WITH ADVOCACY AWARD; MAY BECOME TIME ‘PERSON OF THE YEAR’

Sporting News  By Arthur Weinstein “Human rights cannot be compromised”  — Kaepernick #FREECHARLESLEWIS, #TAKEAKNEEFORCRIMINALINJUSTICES #https://www.facebook.com/groups/1512572892145578/ Dec. 4, 2017 Less than a month after being honored by GQ as its “Citizen of the Year,” Colin Kaepernick has earned another award for … Continue reading

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CONTRAST BETWEEN ALL JUVENILE LIFERS AND GREGORY DARREN GREEN

Why are Charles Lewis and 246 other juvenile lifers being held for re-sentencing to life without parole, violating U.S. Supreme Court ruling? Pros. Kym Worthy recommended that Gregory Darren Greene, killer of his four children/stepchildren, and previous wife, serve 45-100 … Continue reading

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PRISONERS PUSH FOR SUCCESS WHILE REFORMING THEMSELVES AND OTHERS AT THUMB CF

Shawn T. Blanchard speaks at Think Tank Bookclub and Workshop Author of ‘How ‘Bout That for a Crack Baby: Keys to Mentoring and Success’ BY CORTEZ DAVIS EL VOD Staff Writer November 28, 2017 Reform for the incarcerated comes from … Continue reading

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