The current state of the world is filled with both confusion and unrest. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, in addition to a battle with racial injustice and inequality. The heavily publicized death of George Floyd, following the deaths of Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, has sparked glob
Earlier this year, Michigan lawmakers were provided a clear, concise roadmap designed to reform a criminal legal system plagued by racism and abuse into one that is just and fair.
Even after COVID-19, Detroit can't return to status quo on water shutoffs | Detroit Free Press, Opinion
Last week, as the COVID-19 death toll continued to climb, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended a moratorium on water shutoffs across Michigan through the end of this year. A civil rights coalition filed a class action lawsuit.
Early this year, Detroit police arrested Robert Williams — a Black man living in a Detroit suburb — on his front lawn in front of his wife and two little daughters (ages 2 and 5). Robert was hauled off and locked up for nearly 30 hours. His crime?
When it comes to Michigan’s criminal legal system, the time is now for massive change. The senseless, horrific death of George Floyd, captured in gruesome detail on video, has sparked protests against police racism and abuse throughout the United States.