Ferndale police officers will receive diversity and sensitivity training in the aftermath of an ACLU study.
The ACLU says records indicate that black drivers are far more likely to be ticketed in Ferndale than white drivers.
Another Trayvon Incident? Protesters Call For Justice After Woman Was Killed While Searching For Help
“Dearborn Heights may have its own Trayvon Martin case. A young African-American woman is dead and the shooter is claiming her death was justified,” Bullock said in a statement.
The Detroit family of a slain 19-year-old believe she was the victim of racial profiling.
Milton Hall, an African-American homeless man, was shot 11 times and killed in a parking lot after refusing to drop a knife.
Police in Kalamazoo are more than two times as likely to stop black motorists than white motorists, according to a yearlong study.
An Ohio woman who says she was strip-searched at Detroit Metro Airport has filed a lawsuit against an airline and federal law enforcers.
Michigan State Police plan to investigate a complaint that one of its officers detained a U.S. citizen and turned him over to federal authorities because of his appearance and language skills.
The Michigan branch of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing the U.S. Justice Department to get access to records about the use of race and ethnicity in FBI investigations.