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Victory in Detroit Will Breathe Lawsuit Against the City of Detroit

The City of Detroit is ordered to pay over $1 million to protestors repressed by police in the wake of George Floyd's murder.

Detroit Will Breathe

October 16, 2022

Disabled Black Detroiter Facing Eviction from Prominent Nonprofit

Housing justice and anti-police brutality groups stand with a Black Detroiter fighting an unjust eviction by a major nonprofit in Detroit.

Brian H. Silverstein

October 9, 2022

Detroiters Say ‘Hell No!’ to DTE’s Proposed Electricity Rate Hike

Detroiters are confronting regulators who are deciding whether private utilities can extract more profits from the working class during energy, inflation, housing, and climate crises.

Lee Palmer

September 20, 2022

Michigan Court of Appeals Gives County Prosecutors Right to Enforce Abortion Ban

Today a Michigan Court ruled that prosecutors in counties across the state have the authority to enforce a 1931 law that prohibits almost all forms of abortion.

Tristan Taylor

August 1, 2022

Michigan Judge Equates BLM Protester to “Die Hard” Terrorist

Today, a Michigan Judge refused to dismiss felony charges against BLM organizer and Left Voice member Tristan Taylor for his participation in a 2020 protest against police violence, instead comparing him to the terrorists from the movie "Die Hard."

BLM Leader In Court to Challenge Racist and Retaliatory Charges

A Detroit leader of the Black Lives Matter movement is set to appear in court to challenge racist and retaliatory felony charges for marching to demand the firing of a Chief of Police who called BLM protestors “subhuman” and said they belonged in “body bags”.

What’s Next for the Abortion Rights Movement in Michigan?

Participants in the struggle for abortion rights write about the political conditions and challenges that face the movement in Michigan, and what the movement needs to tackle in order to move forward.

Claire Bowman

May 13, 2022

Activists Expose Racist Detroit Police Practices: Cops Arresting Thousands of Black Motorists on Bogus Concealed Weapons Charges

A Detroit coalition of social justice organizations and public defender NGOs has exposed a police policy that has resulted in thousands of arrests and felony charges against people who’ve committed no crimes and pose no threat to anyone.

Tristan Taylor

January 31, 2022

Police Violently Evict Kalamazoo Houseless from Encampment

On October 16, a rally was held in Kalamazoo, Michigan to protest a recent houseless sweep, and show support for the houseless against the repressive policies of the city.

Emma Boyhtari

October 29, 2021