Author Archives: Diane Bukowski

FBI, LOCAL POLICE PLANNED MURDERS OF MALCOLM X, DETROIT’S IMAM LUQMAN ABDULLAH, COUNTLESS MORE

Deathbed confession by Black undercover NYPD cop Ray Woods exposes the direct role of the FBI and New York police in the murder of Malcolm X Malcolm X’s daughters, Wood family, attorneys call for opening of all U.S. government, police … Continue reading

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ADVOCATES DENOUNCE GOV. WHITMER’S DENIAL OF CLEMENCY TO INNOCENT MICH. LIFER TEMUJIN KENSU

                    Above: Interview with Temujin Kensu on Dec. 28, 2020 Michigan Gov. Whitmer denied clemency for Kensu Jan. 2, 2021 despite extensive evidence of innocence, prominent supporters Multiple witnesses saw Kensu (Freeman) … Continue reading

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SPECIAL APPEAL TO READERS FOR FUNDS TO KEEP VOICE OF DETROIT GOING

‘ On March 4, VOD will have to pay our quarterly web hosting fee of $380 in order to keep the paper online. This will be a struggle this month. VOD operates on a skeleton budget provided by editors and … Continue reading

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THELONIOUS ‘SHAWN’ SEARCY WINS NEW TRIAL; MICH. APPEALS COURT CITES HITMAN’S CONFESSION, BALLISTICS

Panel says 3rd Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Kenny “abused discretion” in nixing Smothers’ confession, committed legal errors Finds that court repeatedly withheld key ballistics evidence identifying murder weapon  from Searcy jury  Defense attorney Michael Dezsi calls on prosecution to … Continue reading

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150 MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS FACE POSSIBLE DEATH FROM COVID-19 AS THEY SERVE OUTLAWED SENTENCES

Nine years after U.S. Supreme Court first banned mandatory juvenile life without parole, 43% of Michigan juvenile lifers have not been re-sentenced. “Now you’re in a position where what was a presumptively unconstitutional life sentence runs the risk of becoming … Continue reading

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APPEALS COURT TO HEAR SEARCY CASE FEB. 4: HITMAN CONFESSED TO MURDER, LIES TOLD ABOUT FATAL BULLETS

I want to hold those in power accountable for my wrongful conviction, and those of others: Searcy; 19,000 have signed Change. Org petition for his freedom at Petition · Michigan Attorney General: FREE WRONGFULLY CONVICTED THELONIOUS SEARCY!!!! · Change.org.  “It’s hard … Continue reading

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DO PRISONERS LIVES MATTER? 125 NOW DEAD, HALF IN MICH. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS INFECTED WITH COVID-19

By Ricardo Ferrell Field Editor, Voice of Detroit; Senior Writer, My Life Matters Too January 10, 2021 Do Prisoners’ Lives Matter? That’s a question repeatedly asked by people on the outside trying to look inside Michigan’s Prison system to understand … Continue reading

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ACLU TO MICH. GOV. WHITMER: COVID-19 VACCINES FOR PRISONERS NOW, A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and the most inhuman.”  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March 25, 1966 Sign Voice of Detroit’s petition to Gov. Whitmer at: https://www.change.org/COVID-19VaccinesforMichiganPrisoners ACLU to Gov. Whitmer, … Continue reading

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NO ONE SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR A CRIME THEY DIDN’T COMMIT–THE EXONERATED CENTRAL PARK FIVE

Opinion: By Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Raymond Santana January 4, 2021 On Dec. 19, 2002, a judge vacated our convictions for the brutal attack of Trisha Meili, who many know as the “Central Park jogger.” On that day, our 13-year fight for justice … Continue reading

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CAPITALISM ON A VENTILATOR: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN CHINA AND THE U.S.–BLACK AGENDA REPORT

Margaret Kimberley · Capitalism + Covid-19 = Mass Death in US Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford  December 29, 2020 Capitalism + Covid-19 = Mass Death in US | Black Agenda Report “The US health system has … Continue reading

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