Blog of Rights

What's Up with Lead Levels in Flint Schools?

Originally published on the Michigan Chronicle When it comes to the situation regarding the water in Flint’s public schools, Jeree Brown is in the dark. With two children attending Eisenhower...

Living As An Immigrant in Michigan

Coming from a migrant, farmworker family meant, I spent half the year in Florida and half the year in Michigan.  We were nomads traveling in our wood-paneled station wagon up and down Interstate 75...

Border Patrol Sued Over Warrantless Searches in Michigan

Originally published by Todd Spangler for the Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON – A watchdog group is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection in federal court in Detroit to find out if government...

Like Thanksgivings of the Past, The Fight for Land and Water Continues

In an effort to stop the unconscionable termination of water service to tens of thousands of Detroit’s poorest residents, the ACLU of Michigan has had the honor of working with a team of...

If Donald Trump Implements His Proposed Policies, We’ll See Him in Court

Cross-posted on ACLU National By Anthony Romero, ACLU Executive Director This morning, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and the ACLU has a message for him....

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Fancher: Law Enforcement Must Move Past Conversations To Action

As the black body count continues to mount, there are incessant calls for a “conversation” about how to improve police/community relations. As a consequence, well-meaning representatives of the...

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