Activist group, 'Peoples Action' protest in River Rouge after police use excessive force on 17-year-old during a traffic stop.
The organization Mothering Justice believes many African-American woman experience trauma surrounding their pregnancies because they're not being heard in hospital settings.
"She’s opinionated, I get it, but never once in 31 years did I ever say, ‘Hey let’s go out and lock up a Hispanic guy or lock up a Black guy. Never once," said Steve Dolunt. "She makes it sound like all cops are bad. That’s like saying all politicians are bad."
"Without any lawful justification or excuse, my clients were viciously attacked by Detroit police officers for no other reason than them being legal observers," said an attorney for the plaintiffs David Robinson.
Lee Mouat repeatedly used racial slurs and said that Black people had no right to use the public beach where the incident occurred. Mouat then struck one of the teens in the face with a bike lock, knocking out several of the victim’s teeth, lacerating his face and mouth, and fracturing his jaw.
Many gather at Hart Plaza to fight for justice and equality against police brutality one year later after the death of Breonna Taylor at the hands of police.
David Cripps, one of the lawyers representing them, says the city failed to provide due process. "They couldn't articulate who or which officers made the arrest, couldn't provide us bodycam footage on top of what we saw, to be the constitutional violations of arresting those who were just protesting," he said.
Washtenaw County Judge Anna Frushour dropped charges Monday against Black Lives Matter protesters after a number of people raised concerns about Chelsea police pursuing civil infractions against them - some of them being just kids.
"The truth is what we saw the city of Detroit do, was mass arrest, mass police brutality, and the fact that they can't show us body cam video, can't tell us who arrested who," Wallace said. "None of that is a shock, because what happened to us was not only police brutality, it was completely disorganized."
Todd Perkins says this letter came in the mail last week. In it was an apparent jab at the Black Lives Matter slogan and a poem from the early 20th century rife with racial slurs.
The violent breaching of the halls of power on Capitol Hill by insurrectionists represents one of the plainest displays of a racial double standard in modern history.
"In the summer of 2020, BLM had a protest in DC, you had people in the Army, the military, the Capitol Police, the Secret Service, everybody. Fatigues, helmets, long rifles, (like) 'You're not coming in here,'" Rev. Wendell Anthony said. "And they were peaceful."
Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced no charges in the August police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Louisville police have taken steps that could result in the firing of two officers connected to Breonna Taylor's death — the one who sought the no-knock search warrant that led detectives to her apartment and another found to have opened fire.
The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it would not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers in the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooting was of too poor a quality for prosecutors to conclusively establish what had happened.
A group of University of Michigan graduates was awarded grant money to kick off a Juneteenth celebration in Detroit.
All of the proceeds will go to Colin Kaepernick's Know Your Rights campaign.
An attorney is questioning his village's ordinance after being cited for having a Black Lives Matter sign in his front yard.
Detroit police chief James Craig addressed the question as to why his department treated the vote challengers at TCF Center differently than Detroit Will Breathe protesters.
Oprah Winfrey's 2020 favorite things has a twist this year.