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Pontiac City Council Reviews Planned Development For Syrian RefugeesAttorney Shareef Akeel says to turn down a development only for certain groups of people smacks of discrimination.
Julian Bond, Civil Rights Leader And Activist Dead At 75Julian Bond, a leading figure from the 1960s civil rights movement who served as chairman of the NAACP after a long career in politics, died Saturday
No Touching! Prisoner Awarded $1,251 After Guard Said He Couldn't Embrace WifeThe 52-year-old is serving a life sentence for murder in Oakland County.
Group: Surveillance Flights Not Targeting Arab AmericansA civil rights organization says it has been told by the FBI that flights over Dearborn are not targeting Arab Americans.
Detroit School Board Files Civil Rights Complaint: State Created Separate, Unequal Education System For Black KidsThe complaint also says the district also ignored warnings about former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh being allowed to mentor boys.
Muslim Woman Sues Dearborn After She Says She Was Forced To Remove Head Scarf While Under ArrestMaha Aldhalimi says she's now afraid to leave her house and when she sees a police officer she starts shaking uncontrollably.
Militia Members Lose Appeal In Civil Rights Lawsuit Tied To FBI ProbeThree members of a southern Michigan militia acquitted during a high-profile trial have failed to persuade an appeals court to reinstate a lawsuit against federal investigators.
Gov. Snyder Reiterates He Would Veto Religious Objections Bill"Given all the events that are happening in Indiana, I thought it would be good to clarify my position," he said.
Michigan Rights Panel Urges Communities To Guard Gay RightsThe language says that a no one should be denied "civil rights or be discriminated against" because of a range of characteristics, including gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree From Wayne State UniversityDetroit housewife Viola Gregg Liuzzo was a civil rights activist who was shot and killed by the Ku Klux Klan while shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march.
Black History: Commitment To Justice Defines Life Of Damon KeithA lifetime of achievements and service to the civil rights movement define the life of Judge Damon Keith.
Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
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