Chris Webber Compares NCAA System To Slavery [VIDEO]Former Michigan standout Chris Weber has decided to once again ruffle feathers when it comes to the NCAA.
Michigan Senators Spar Over Juneteenth Slavery ResolutionDemocratic Sen. Bert Johnson said attempting to change the wording is a form of "white privilege."
State Files Child Abuse Charges Against Man Recently Cleared In Child-Slavery CaseMichigan's attorney general has filed a fresh set of charges against a 45-year-old man whose child-slavery conviction was recently overturned.
Parent Appalled Over Essay Asking 8th Graders If They'd Rather Be Slaves Or Factory WorkersA Detroit-area mother is fuming over an essay question that asked middle school students if they would rather be slaves or factory workers.
Gale Continues to Grow its Digital Collections Program with Expanded SeriesGale adds State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, Part 1: Domestic, Military, Naval and the Registers of the Privy Council; The Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970; and the final installment in the Slavery and Anti-Slavery series – Part IV: The Age of Emancipation.
Former U-M Janitor Gets Prison Time In Child Slave Case A former University of Michigan janitor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, convicted of forcing children to work as slaves at his Ypsilanti home.
Michigan Lawmaker Aims To Fight Human TraffickingSen. Judy Emmons said her bill is going after "the root of the problem" by targeting those who solicit prostitutes.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Reading About SlaveryA Macomb County judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a man who claimed his daughter's civil rights were violated by a fifth-grade teacher's reading aloud from a book about slavery.
First Conviction Under Law Banning Human TraffickingAfter a four-day jury trial conducted in Wayne County Circuit Court, 33-year-old Sedrick Leman-Isaac Mitchell of Detroit was convicted of eight criminal charges in connection with forcing two young girls to engage in prostitution.
Mom: Slavery Assignment Shamed 6th GraderA Melvindale mother says her 11-year-old son felt degraded by a social studies assignment that asked him to pretend to be a slave.
Mom: Son Was Told To Picture Himself SlaveA biracial mother in the Detroit area says her son was given a writing assignment that required him to pretend he's a slave.
Alleged Victim Gives Testimony In Human Trafficking CaseOne of the alleged victims, now 15-years-old, testified Thursday afternoon during a preliminary exam for a Detroit man nicknamed "Gruesome," the first person to face charges under Michigan's human trafficking law.