Detroit resident Kamal Lukata Anderson has been looking for an opportunity to tell his story. Last Friday, he found the ideal audience: a task force Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed to find ways to reduce Michigan’s booming jail population.
While Justices Roberts and Alito to me did not seem favorably disposed toward the employees and Justice Thomas presumably feels the same, we only need five votes.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases that will have significant impact on the rights of LGBTQ people, specifically whether it is legal to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Growing concerns over technology with well-known flaws will only further damage police-community relations.
Our state’s addiction to mass incarceration has torn families apart, damaged communities of color and wasted hundreds of millions of tax dollars, with nearly $2 billion a year spent on our prison system.