Tags Mistreatment of Black inmates in the city jail in Kalamazoo Michigan
Tag: mistreatment of Black inmates in the city jail in Kalamazoo Michigan
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.