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Celebrating 75 Years of LDF
9/22/14Related Case or Issue:
Update: Read Ryan Haygood's powerful closing argument.
9/19/14Related Case or Issue:
DETROIT – At 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 22nd, at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (231 West Lafayette Blvd), Judge Steven W. Rhodes will conduct an evidentiary hearing on a motion for a preliminary injunction to stop water shutoffs in Detroit.
“VRA for Today” Coalition Launch Features Voting Rights Advocates, Members of Congress, and Over 500,000 Americans9/17/14Related Case or Issue:
More than one year after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down an essential provision of the Voting Rights Act, Americans across the country are standing up for the right to vote and calling on Congress to protect voters from discrimination.
In the Washington Post's article "School police across the country receive excess military weapons and gear" Janel George explains “This isn’t just about the weapons, it’s also about inserting these weapons in school climates that are already fraught with tension and hostility between students of color and school police. It’s about inserting that and exacerbating those tensions.”