This story first published on the Detroit Metro Times.
By: Desire Vincent, Associate Director of Communications
Michigan public education is being eroded – through the advancement of for-profit charter schools, by way of threats of school closures, and now with the diversion of public school funding to private schools.
Shameful. Political pandering. Heartless. Cowardly. A terrible message to send to some of our most vulnerable youth.
Freedom of speech is being threated this week by a criminal prosecution brought by the State of Michigan against Nheru Littleton, a Detroit man being charged with making a “terroristic threat” for statements he posted on Facebook last year in the tense period following the fatal police shootings
Michigan’s emergency manager law is once again being fingered as a primary culprit in the lead poisoning of Flint’s water supply.