Blog of Rights

Flint Water Crisis Shows Modern Colonialism in Black Cities

Michigan state government’s arrogant, callous indifference to both the plight of the people of Flint and the weight of outraged public opinion is explained quite simply by the fact that some...

ACLU of Michigan Coalition Partner: Why Being "Good" on Discrimination Isn't Always "Good Enough"

The following is an excerpt from the "Great, Not Big" blog, which is authored by Carl Erickson, CEO and cofounder of Atomic Object, a software product development company with offices in Grand Rapids...

Michigan Transgender Advocacy Project is Working

The Transgender Advocacy Project was conceived from a very simple premise: Transgender people’s voices are critical to moving the entire equality movement forward in a post-marriage equality America...

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LGBT Rights

Michigan in Crisis Control Could Help Forge Alliances in Lansing

We have about four months of scheduled legislative session, uninterrupted by hunting breaks or holiday breaks, until the Michigan legislature turns its full attention to the August 2016 primary...

Hope for Michigan Juveniles Condemned to Die Behind Bars

Matthew Bentley was 14 years old in 1997 when he broke into a house he thought was unoccupied. While rummaging for valuables, he was confronted by the owner. That's when Matthew shot and killed her...

ACLU Michigan Executive Director: Snyder Should Waive FOIA Exemption for 'Real Accountability' in Flint Water Crisis

UPDATE: DPS Emergency Manager Darnell Earley has announced that he will step down on Feb. 29. DETROIT—Reacting to news reports that the Environmental Protection Agency has issued an emergency order...

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Voting Rights

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