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Top King aide to address race, voting rights in 2012 at University of Michigan

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The Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette, a top aide to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the national coordinator of the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, the watershed momemt of the Civil Rights Movement, will be in Michigan on Thursday, Sep 27, to deliver a lecture on “Race, Voting Rights, American Politics: The Civil Rights Era and Today,” at the Unive

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“I Felt the Bulge” Kilpatrick Pal Testifies, Defense Casts

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Doubt On the third day of testimony in the federal corruption trial involving former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and former city contractor Bobby

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DETROIT WATER BOARD AUTHORIZES DWSD TO GO FORWARD WITH EMA CONTRACT

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The Detroit Board of Water Commissioners (BOWC) voted unanimously Friday to authorize the Department to move forward with a five-year

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State Crackdown on Crime?

 

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Forum Sparks Talk of State Crackdown on Organized Crime

Public safety is the root from which most of Detroit’s issues stem. In order to fix the budget problems, Detroit needs a bigger tax base. But crime rates have been a major setback for the city’s population growth.

At a Wayne State forum on crime last week, law enforcement officials gathered to

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Race and Religion Surface in Kilpatrick Jury Selection

 

Race and Religion Surface in Kilpatrick Jury Selection

How does racially charged language make you feel?

You’ve heard of affirmative action, right?

Will your religious beliefs hinder your ability to make the distinction between immoral and illegal activities? 

 

These are the questions Judge Nancy Edmunds, the prosecution, and defense attorneys have asked prospective jurors over and over again during the

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