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Above: Performance by the “Flowtown Revue” at “Mapping the Water Crisis” book launch forum Aug. 14 Detroit residential water shut-offs skyrocket, 13,750 households from May to July–Detroit News “The destruction of our neighborhoods is not haphazard or arbitrary but deliberate … Continue reading
U.S. Judge O’Meara dismisses motion challenging constitutionality of JLWOP state statutes; motion for reconsideration still pending Deadline of Aug. 24 looms for prosecutors’ motions on re-sentencing; they have re-recommended JLWOP for 80%; SADO cooperating as defense No transparency: Wayne Co. … Continue reading
“Fifty-two percent of African-Americans in the state are under EM rule. The spirit of the Three/Fifths Compromise lives on in Michigan.”–Atty. Sanders Opponents of “Dictator Act” 436 came from Flint, Detroit, Pontiac, Cincinnati, among other locations Attorneys: justice will happen not in … Continue reading
11-member SPEED slate runs in Nov. Detroit Board of Ed elections Detroit News slams slate and Superintendent candidate Telford By Dr. John Telford Aug. 8, 2016 (VOD ed. note: Former DPS Superintendent Dr. David Snead endorsed this article wholeheartedly, sending it in … Continue reading
Atty. Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, whose own grandfather was killed by a group of teens, appears at the beginning of this video. He won U.S. Supreme Court rulings banning death sentences for juveniles, life without parole for … Continue reading
Paull O’Neal unarmed Chicago police policy: do not shoot at people in vehicles Neighborhood vigil held, organizing continues From Everipedia.com http://www.everipedia.com/paull-oneal/ Paul O’Neal aka Paull Oneal is a resident of Chicago, Illinois. He is originally from São Domingos, Santa Catarina in southern Brazil. Paul … Continue reading
Worthy seeks renewed LWOP for 40% in Wayne County, where 98% of juvenile lifers are Black, under likely unconstitutional state statute “Lifetime in prison is a disproportionate sentence for all but the rarest of children,” — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony … Continue reading
Dozens traveled to Lansing to oppose state dismantling of DPS district, and further debt of $385 million Board files whistleblower complaint with SEC alleging that loan rates of up to 18% have cost DPS over $400 million under previous EM’s … Continue reading
“Truth” has been told, now investigate and charge those responsible for the wrongful incarceration of a 14-year-old child Prosecutor Kym Worthy and Judge Brian Sullivan created false doubt about Sanford’s innocence in press conference, court order Two cop veterans of … Continue reading
By Diane Bukowski Editorial Nate Weekley, brother of Joseph, who killed Aiyana Jones, 7, in Detroit posts racist rant, gets demoted, not jailed (National stories follow this VOD commentary) July 11, 2016 DETROIT – Detroit cop Nate Weekley, the brother … Continue reading