Let me be clear. I will not join the “Bashing Congressman John Conyers” bandwagon. But I welcome the debate to separate fact from fiction in the context of a true historical narrative, and to put things in perspective in light of Conyers’ legacy because only history can liberate fiction.
DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Congressman John Conyers of Michigan doesn’t have enough signatures to appear on the Aug. 5 primary ballot, an elections official announced Tuesday.
DETROIT — A Detroit public school district has fired a teacher after she used a broomstick to try and break up a fight between two teenage boys.
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Cell phone video obtained by WJBK-TV and aired Tuesday shows the boys slugging it out in a Pershing High School ninth-grade classroom.
1. Detroit Teen Takes Affirmative Action
Talk about not taking no for an answer! High school senior Brooke Kimbrough is literally this week’s poster child for higher education. When the University of Michigan recently rejected her application, did the Detroit native slink quietly off into the night? Heck no!
That didn’t work, and now the Pistons will be hiring someone else to replace him.
In a recent episode on the HBO show VICE, they covered what almost every Detroiter already knows, the systematic ripping out of the guts of the city. Now it’s not the whole city, but it crosses the lines of homes, old school buildings, old factories, perhaps even your screen door. Metal is a new commodity that the scrappers go after, but VICE took it a little further, they discovered who was created the market for this used metal.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig is telling homeowners to take the law in their own hands when it comes to thugs. Craig has given homeowners the green light to shoot up the thugs that are breaking into their homes.