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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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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

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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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit