Michigan: Movements spur legislative victories

The scene at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing March 14 was reminiscent of mass protests there in December 2012. At…

March 24, 2023

Activists get reproductive justice, voter access on Michigan ballot

Michigan’s progressive movement scored a victory, when the Michigan Supreme Court ruled Sept. 8 to allow two progressive initiatives to…

September 12, 2022

Michigan prison authorities ban dictionaries, activists win reversal

In a June 2 story, National Public Radio broke the news that the Michigan Department of Corrections had, over the…

August 5, 2022

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Protesters pack commissioner’s meeting over death of Patrick Lyoya

By Sam Tunningly The following article appeared in the April 13 online issue of Fightback News!  (fightbacknews.org/)  The four police…

April 15, 2022

State representative confronts white supremacy

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani took his road show — aimed at disenfranchising Black voters — to the Michigan State Legislature’s…

December 17, 2020

People’s Assembly links rising racism to economic crisis

A People’s Assembly and Speakout were held on Aug. 29 in downtown Detroit at Grand Circus Park. The event was…

September 1, 2015

Protest demands release of Rev. Pinkney

Grand Rapids, Mich. -- “It’s not one thing, it is everything,” says the Rev. Edward Pinkney of Berrien County, Mich.,…

September 1, 2015

Detroit recovery?
Don’t believe it

A recent study of residential patterns and employment availability in the Detroit area has exposed the lie told by the…

August 18, 2015

Aumenta terror policial

Un estudio del Departamento de Justicia finalizado a principios de este año y presentado a la prensa se acaba de…

August 11, 2015

Detroit to Flint water march ends

A week-long, cross-state march, organized under the theme “Clean, Affordable Water for All: Detroit to Flint Water Justice Journey,” ended…

July 18, 2015