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Hearing in case in front of Judge Qiana Lillard set for May 26, 2016, 9 am Lewis has long fought for his freedom, claiming actual innocence and citing recent USSC court decisions in Miller v. Alabama, Montgomery v. Louisiana ‘Pure … Continue reading
In Hill v. Snyder, 6th Circuit rejects state statutes, calls for “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” for all state juvenile lifers Michigan officials including AG Bill Schuette, Wayne Co. Prosecutor Kym Worthy have opposed ANY relief for children sent to … Continue reading
Both Maduro, Roussef champions of poor, workers, opponents of U.S. policies U.S., global banks, oil corporations, others behind attacks Editor: While the people of the U.S. are blindly involved in national elections, NO candidate offers a platform that would withdraw U.S. troops and U.S. … Continue reading
Teachers shut DPS May 2, 3 not only over pay threats, but dismantling of nation’s largest majority-Black school district Race a central issue—DFT President Ivy Bailey “Rise up to defend jobs, schools, children, strike to win”—Former DFT pres. Steve Conn … Continue reading
Editorial/interview by VOD Staff Writer Cornell Squires, co-authored by investigative journalist David Schied May 1, 2016 As I write what is found below, I am reminded of the interview I had several weeks ago in the living room of Jann … Continue reading
Judge Qiana Lillard acknowledges court order dismissing case at hearing April 21, 2016, takes no action Lewis’ state court files, filling three cartons, have mysteriously “disappeared,” next hearing to feature last known official in possession Lewis is one of state’s … Continue reading
by BAR executive editor Glen Ford April 27, 2016 Bernie Sanders has endorsed President Obama’s troop escalation in Syria, once again showing that “he is no more ‘progressive’ than Obama on foreign policy, and just as dishonest – a … Continue reading
With statements by the Honorable Louis Farrakhan, Mother Tynetta Muhammad, wife of the late Elijah Muhammad Prince not only an artist: he battled corporations for artists’ rights and justice, fought police violence, environmental racism “When you stop a man from dreaming, … Continue reading
Michigan Legislature still debating provisions of bills that would end DPS Current Detroit Board of Education, parents file class action lawsuit citing irreparable harm to Detroit’s children under state control Retaliation continues against teachers who closed 80 percent of Detroit … Continue reading
U.S. Supreme Court ruled Jan. 25 in Montgomery v. Louisiana that Miller v. Alabama decision declaring JLWOP unconstitutional is retroactive But MICHISSIPPI’s juvenile lifers still have “many rivers to cross” in state with 2nd highest number of JLWOPer’s in U.S., under … Continue reading