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DETROIT KIDS IN DANGER: BILLS END DPS, PAY-OFF BANKS WITH STATE CONTROL, TAX LEVIES, CLOSINGS, CHARTERS

State Senate bills would eliminate Detroit Public Schools, largest Black district in U.S. July 1; create “Community District” including charters Current DPS bond debt of $2.9 billion to be paid off by new property tax levies ‘Elected’ board of  ‘Community District’ will … Continue reading

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ALONZO LONG, JR. FACES RE-TRIAL IN 2014 TAX EVICTION DEATHS, AS 30,000 MORE HOMES FACE FORECLOSURE

Tragic divide between seniors, youth in Detroit highlighted in trial 30,000 homes on the chopping block in 2015 auctions; 85 percent in Detroit, 30 percent occupied New state laws bar foreclosed homeowners from bidding on their own homes; they must pay all back … Continue reading

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