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Author Archives: Diane Bukowski
LANSING, MI RALLY V. WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS, PRISON ABUSE, PAROLE BOARD FLOPS FRI. MAY 14 12 noon – 4 pm
RELEASE THE INNOCENT, MEDICALLY FRAIL AND OVERSENTENCED! FRIDAY MAY 14, 2021 12 noon to 4 pm MICHIGAN STATE CAPITOL BLDG. 110 N. Capital Ave. Lansing, MI Speakers include: MICHIGAN EXONEREES Larry Smith, Lacino Hamilton, Kenneth Nixon Sponsored by … Continue reading
Williams addresses illegal ‘Jim Crow’ convictions by non-unanimous juries, juveniles held for LWOP, excessive sentencing, obstacles to parole Dismissed over 400 criminal cases pending under previous D.A. in first month in office Louisiana was one of only 2 states in … Continue reading
TODAY AT 3 PM EDT Mothers Day of Action Free · Nagel park, 3100 Wabash, Detroit, MI 48216 Event by MI Liberation Price: Free This Mothers Day Michigan Liberation is #ConnectingFamilies. It’s time to #FreeBlackMamas , #EndCashBail , and secure #PhoneJustice for all! Join Michigan … Continue reading
Sentenced to LWOP at 17, Victor Polk wins re-sentencing to term of years Judge Elizabeth Kelly’s decision reflects “overwhelming majority of Michigan judges” (94%) striking down JLWOP sentences in re-hearings Family of victim forgives Polk at hearing, wishes him well … Continue reading
INT’L COMMISSION ON RACIST POLICE VIOLENCE IN U.S. ISSUES REPORT; CALLS FOR WORLD COURT INTERVENTION
International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence on People of African Descent in the United States: “The purpose of the Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racial Police Violence is to examine whether widespread and systematic racist violence in … Continue reading
As Detroit awaited verdict in George Floyd murder trial, DPD killed 2 men with alleged mental health issues April 19 and April 20 DPD Chief James Craig conducted ‘scare’ campaign anticipating violent protests, attacked U.S. Reps. Maxine Waters, Rashida Tlaib … Continue reading
“PHILLY D.A. EPISODE I:” LARRY KRASNER TAKES OFFICE IN LANDSLIDE, FIRES 31 A.D.A.’S, BEGINS ENDING CASH BAIL
Editor: The first episode of “Philly D.A.” on PBS, aired on April 20, 2021, was published on YouTube, so VOD is providing it here for our readers to watch. There are eight episodes, to be aired on coming Tuesdays at 9 … Continue reading
See New York Times article, “Throughout Trial Over George Floyd’s Death, Killings by Police Mount” dated April 17, 2021. “Since testimony began on March 29, at least 64 people have died at the hands of law enforcement nationwide, with Black … Continue reading
Interviewed on his release from prison Feb. 4, 2021, Larry Smith gave full statement (at top) listing many others still locked up who should be freed Larry Smith, Ramon Ward and Bernard Howard were featured in an investigative interview (bottom), … Continue reading
UPDATE: HEARING POSTPONED to MAY 19 @9AM Atty: Court says that’s the next available date due to necessity for COVID-19 quarantine. Darrell Ewing, Derrico Searcy finally scheduled to appear for new trial Tues. April 13, @1:30pm, after orders by 8 … Continue reading