December 14, 2015
On Dec. 14, civil rights leader and political prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney will have spent a year in Michigan state prison. An all-white jury convicted him of five felony counts of forgery for changing dates next to signatures on a petition drive for a recall election, though no evidence of guilt was presented. While Pinkney’s appeal proceeds slowly through the grinding gears of the judicial system, he remains in the clutches of the state.
December 7, 2008
Community outrage and support are building over the arrest of people’s journalist Diane Bukowski. Many view this as a political attack on the entire progressive movement in metro Detroit.