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WORTHY, OTHERS WANT LARGE PORTION OF ‘JUVENILE LIFERS’ TO DIE IN PRISON, DESPITE USSC RULINGS

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

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“JIM CROW! GENOCIDE!” STATE LOAN BOARD APPROVES THEFT OF $1.5 B IN DPS ASSETS, $385 M IN LOANS

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

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DAVONTAE SANFORD FORMALLY FREED; TIME FOR CHARGES VS. KYM WORTHY, COPS IN FRAME-UP

“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

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WALL STREET GREED = DEATH OF DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS; FIGHT BACK IN COURT, ON STREETS

Snyder signs Acts 192-197 to abolish DPS, replace it with state-controlled “community district” that will eventually carry heavy debt load  Acts also attack DPS workers’ collective bargaining and seniority rights  Lawsuit filed to stop dissolution of DPS; says it violates … Continue reading

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MSP: WAYNE CO. PROS. KYM WORTHY KNEW DAVONTAE SANFORD WAS INNOCENT FOR 8 YEARS, NOT 8 MOS.

Video above by Detroit Free Press Full report by Michigan State Police shows Worthy cover-up likely started from date she brought false charges against 14-year-old Sanford in 2007  Is local media covering up for Worthy? Detroit News article blames her … Continue reading

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PROTESTERS DEMAND FREEDOM FOR RASMEA ODEH AND PALESTINE, AS JUDGE DRAIN ORDERS POSSIBLE NEW TRIAL

Video above: Over 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists affirm Black-Palestinian solidarity, including Ms. Lauryn Hill, Danny Glover, DAM, Omar Barghouti, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Yousef Erakat, Annemarie Jacir, Boots Riley, Dr. Cornel West, and many others. After … Continue reading

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DAVONTAE SANFORD SPEAKS, HOME AFTER 9 BRUTAL YEARS IN PRISON

Detroit News video of Davontae’s words during June 9 press conference. 14-year-old child now a composed, articulate young man moving ahead  “Keep fighting, don’t’ give up, don’t roll over, don’t let them break you”—Sanford  “Keep us in your prayers, especially … Continue reading

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STOP TORTURING MICHIGAN’S JUVENILE LIFERS WITH STATE DELAYS! FREEDOM NOW!

Youtube Video above, published on Apr 26, 2016, produced for V.O.T.E by Alex Chemerinsky,  Mariah Branyan State juvenile lifers who waited decades for USSC to declare JLWOP unconstitutional subjected to further anguish as state stalls release  Of 364 cases, 8 … Continue reading

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FREE CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT JUVENILE LIFER WHO HAS SPENT 41 YEARS IN STATE PRISONS

  Hearing in case in front of Judge Qiana Lillard set for May 26, 2016, 9 am Lewis has  long fought for his freedom, claiming actual innocence and citing recent USSC court decisions in Miller v. Alabama, Montgomery v. Louisiana ‘Pure … Continue reading

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MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS SCORE 6TH CIRCUIT APPEALS COURT VICTORY IN HILL V. SNYDER

In Hill v. Snyder, 6th Circuit rejects state statutes, calls for “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” for all state juvenile lifers Michigan officials including AG Bill Schuette, Wayne Co. Prosecutor Kym Worthy have opposed ANY relief for children sent to … Continue reading

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