For centuries, black people have endured the brutal violence of racism and shouldered the burden of leading the fight against it. This fight includes fixing our criminal legal system, which is racist at its core, and anything but fair.
The children impacted by the Flint water crisis have a safe place to turn for a free neurodevelopmental evaluation to understand the impact of the water crisis upon them.
On the day that America pauses to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the ACLU of Michigan asks the federal government to investigate and eradicate racial discrimination and harassment in a Western Michigan school district. In a complaint filed with the U.S.
ACLU Applauds Kent County Sheriff’s Department For Requiring A Judicial Arrest Warrant From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Before Agreeing to Hold Detainees
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center applaud Kent County Sheriff Michelle LaJoye-Young’s decision to refuse to hold detainees for U.S.
ACLU Demands Investigation into Kent County Sheriff’s Department After They Delivered U.S. Citizen to ICE for Deportation
Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan and Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) sent a letter to the Kent County Sheriff and Kent County Board of Commissioners, demanding an investigation into how an American citizen and decorated veteran was taken into U.S.
Michigan has one of the longest averages for time served in prison in the U.S.1 The average minimum sentence has increased 26 percent, reaching 9.5 years in 2015.