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Tag Archives: StandUpNow
Killer cop Brian Mason killed another individual in 2012 911 call specifies someone holding a gun on a “white dude” By German Lopez on September 15, 2016, 10:38 a.m. ET @germanrlopez http://www.vox.com/2016/9/15/12927168/tyree-king-columbus-police-shooting #TyreeKing, #TamirRice, #AiyanaJones, #JailRacistKillerCops, #CopsoutofBlackandpoorcommunities, #Beatbackthebullies, #BlackLivesMatter, #SaveOurChildren, #StandUpNow September … Continue reading
Mainstream media covers Lewis hearing SADO attorney finally calls him back Federal case challenging state’s JLWOP statutes still alive Story by Diane Bukowski Video by Cornell Squires September 10, 2016 DETROIT – Michigan juvenile lifer Charles Lewis, who has been … Continue reading
“Free Charles Lewis Campaign” begins at hearing Sept. 6, 2016; hearing set for 10:30 AM, rally requested by Lewis set for 9 AM outside Frank Murphy County Pros. Kym Worthy says parole for ‘White Boy Rick” possible, but wants 41% of … Continue reading
By Aurora Harris August 25, 2016 Posted By Aurora Harris to Detroit Parents With Special Ed Students at 8/25/2016 01:44:00 PM VOD editor’s note: The Detroit News reported Sept. 1 that the State School Reform Office released a report listing … Continue reading
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
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