The two-time teacher of the year said the superintendent denied the fundraiser and called her in for a meeting the next morning where she was told she was a bad teacher who thought she was too much in charge. She was fired on the spot.
Activists are planning a protest Tuesday in support of a Pontiac teacher who says she was fired for helping students organize a fundraiser in support of the family Trayvon Martin, a teen shot to death by a Florida neighborhood watch volunteer.
A road work sign along westbound I-94 before the Southfield interchange was plastered with a hateful message, referencing the Trayvon Martin case.
Supposedly, an agitated caller made reference to the nationally-known Trayvon Martin case in Florida.
Michigan is one of more than 20 states that followed Florida’s lead adopting the so-called “Stand Your Ground” gun law that is now being questioned in the Trayvon Martin case.
A racist letter was discovered in a classroom at Birmingham Seaholm High School — with a connection to the nationwide uproar over the Trayvon Martin shooting.
Hundreds gathered in Hart Plaza for a peaceful protest over the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
Civil Rights Leaders, Community Organizers and labor leaders will speak out against crime and violence at a rally Monday night in Hart Plaza.
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were only a few miles away from Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, participating in the NBA All-Star game on the night the unarmed black teenager wearing a hooded sweatshirt was shot to death by a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer.
How is it that the conditions existed for the death of Travon Martin to go completely unnoticed for as long as it did? Based on the fact this was almost missed, what other innocent lives lay slain the streets around us?