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UNLEASHING TALENT FROM BEHIND THE WALLS: MICH. REFORMATORY POETRY SLAM

The video above is from the Lansing State Journal, taken during one of the poetry classes held Jan. 17, 2018 at the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia. By Ricardo Ferrell April 30, 2018 Michigan State University’s Residential College … Continue reading

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REDUCING MDOC INCARCERATION THROUGH EDUCATION

By Ricardo Ferrell VOD Editorial An out-of-control corrections budget continues to contribute to the practice of keeping those within the system locked-up longer than necessary. Ask unpopular questions such as: What are some of the driving factors associated with over-incarceration? … Continue reading

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POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN CONTINUES MORAL MONDAYS LANSING, MI JUNE 11, 2018

           LINK TO RESERVE A SEAT IS AT http://www.michiganppc.org For FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THE POOR PEOPLES’ CAMPAIGN, go to http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/Fundamental-principles-of-the-Poor-Peoples-Campaign.pdf    

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DONATE TO VOICE OF DETROIT

To our readers: Voice of Detroit is published pro bono. You don’t have to pay to access our stories. But there are substantial out-of pocket costs associated with its publication. Currently we are running in the red, so any donation amount … Continue reading

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REV. PINKNEY, HOME FROM PRISON, PEOPLE OF BENTON HARBOR VOW FIGHT BACK DURING PGA GOLF FEST

Police occupy the PGA, prevent march Police murdering, molesting, and framing up Black citizens Berrien County prosecutor Sepic has recommended that all 100 of the county’s “juvenile lifers” be re-sentenced to LWOP, violating U.S. Supreme Court decisions Juvenile Lifers for … Continue reading

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U.S. SUPREME COURT RULES FOR DEATH-ROW INMATE ROBERT MCCOY, WHOSE LAWYER CONCEDED GUILT

“One of 10 death sentences in Louisiana since 2000 that have been tainted with the same flaw” “Decision to maintain one’s innocence falls within the category of decisions reserved for the defendant” — USSC VOD: Some have estimated conservatively that … Continue reading

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BENTON HARBOR WINS VICTORY VS. DICTATORSHIP! MI SUPREME COURT VOIDS PINKNEY CONVICTION

 MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS REV. PINKNEY CONVICTION DEMONSTRATE IN BENTON HARBOR MAY 26, 2018, 11 A.M. FREE MICHIGAN’S JUVENILE LIFERS! By the People’s Tribune Editorial Board May, 2018  Below: Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report interviews Rev. Pinkney In … Continue reading

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TRIAL EVIDENCE VS. THELONIOUS SEARCY IN 2004 CITY AIRPORT MURDER DISCREDITED AT MAY 15 HEARING

Evidentiary hearing in case against Thelonious Searcy proceeds May 15  Invalid jury instructions re: ballistics   Testimony that police fired guns, contradicting officers’ reports at trial  Letter from Corp. Counsel re: second fatality at the scene never investigated  By Diane … Continue reading

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WORLD CONDEMNS MASSACRE OF PALESTINIANS OPPOSING TRUMP’S JERUSALEM DECLARATION

TRUMP DECLARES ‘HOLY CITY’ OF JERUSALEM, CLAIMED BY ALL RELIGIONS, NOT TEL AVIV, CAPITAL OF ISRAEL Declaration comes one day before 70th anniversary of  occupation of Palestine by Israel, supported by U.S., U.K., western nations PressTV Published on May 14, 2018 … Continue reading

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FAVORABLE SIGNIFICANT EVIDENCE SURFACES AT SEARCY HEARING ON INNOCENCE CLAIM

CORRECTION FROM EARLIER VERSION OF THIS STORY: THE PHOTO SHOWN OF DEANTHONY WITCHER WAS NOT THE CORRECT PHOTO. IT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH THE PHOTO VOD HAS USED ALL ALONG, WHICH IS A PHOTO OF DEANTHONY WITCHER FROM A POLICE … Continue reading

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