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Detroit's Belle Isle Is a State Park and Barney Fife is Securing The Perimeter

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 04.13.2014 | Detroit
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Well the deal is done and Michigan State Troopers and Department of Natural Resource Officers have landed onto Belle Isle park. A Detroit park that has been a jewel and place of fun, relaxation and exercise for so many, for so long.

Voter Suppression and Driving While Black

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Kelly Kleiman

Non-white motorists are more likely for moving violations than whites. Combine discriminatory policing with photo ID laws and you've got a perfect tool for keeping black and brown people from the polls.

Reflecting on the Gates Arrest

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

The Gates arrest uncorked pent-up emotions and helped reveal a dirty national secret: racial profiling is real, it violates the highest ideals of our country, and it demeans the daily experiences of too many people.