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Coalition Assists in Milton Hall Case, Saginaw, MI


The Coalition has met with the family of Milton Hall to strategize and provide support to the mother of Milton Hall and the citizens of Saginaw in their quest of justice. We have had a long history of addressing law enforcement attacks on the mentally ill. This assassination reflected a police department that was out [...]

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Artrell Dickerson, a victim of police brutality

Artrell Dickerson, a victim of police brutality


A young man named Artrell Dickerson was killed by a Detroit police officer this Monday while he was attending a friends funeral. The Dickerson family released a statement describing the incident, “Monday afternoon a crowd of people were gathered outside of Cantrell’s funeral home after the emotional and somewhat disruptive funeral of a young man [...]

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Man Shot At Detroit Gas Station, Reportedly Over Price Of Condoms

Man Shot At Detroit Gas Station, Reportedly Over Price Of Condoms


Beth Fisher DETROIT (WWJ) – A man was shot and killed Friday night after an apparent dispute over the price of condoms at a Detroit gas station. WWJ’s Beth Fisher spoke to an employee at the BP gas station on Fenkell and Meyers, where the shooting took place on the city’s westside overnight. The employee said [...]

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Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality Workshop

Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality Workshop


by Frank Edwards  |   Published June 22, 2010 Some photos, notes, and audio recording from Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality’s workshop on the first day of the Social Forum.  More information about their work is available here and here.  Audio recorded from the workshop is available here, or through the player below.  You can find their vides [...]

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Aiyana’s Family, Group Say More Than a Warrant Due for Fatal Cop Raid

Aiyana’s Family, Group Say More Than a Warrant Due for Fatal Cop Raid


Doug Guthrie and Mike Wilkinson / The Detroit News Detroit— The family of a 7-year-old girl killed by police last spring is outraged that only one person could be charged in the fatally flawed raid, saying the system failed Aiyana Stanley-Jones. The girl was killed by a bullet from a police weapon while sleeping on [...]

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Coalition on Detroit Police Brutality Questions Fatal Drug House Gunfire

Coalition on Detroit Police Brutality Questions Fatal Drug House Gunfire


By AMBER HUNT Free Press Staff Writer Members of a Detroit group opposing police brutality raised questions about his morning’s shooting of five police officers in which one was killed, four injured. Tijuana Morris, 55, a retired Detroit officer and member of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, urged people to wait for the facts [...]

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Hope for Detroit

Hope for Detroit


By: Larry Gabriel [This article was featured in the MetroTimes, Detroit's free weekly alternative, on 3/26/08. Grace Lee Boggs and Ron Scott, both members of the Detroit City of Hope campaign, take an alternative position on the resolution of the Detroit's mayoral scandal.] May you live in interesting times. Things are so interesting in Detroit [...]

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Denying Fairness & Human Rights to Some Puts All of Our Freedoms at Risk

Denying Fairness & Human Rights to Some Puts All of Our Freedoms at Risk


Racial and religious profiling is a problem that affects many communities across the country. While traditionally thought of as targeting the African American community, profiling affects a broad range of communities, including Native American, African American, Latino, Arab, Muslim and South Asian communities. Not only is racial and religious profiling humiliating and degrading for the [...]

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Aiyana Jones: Autopsy Released, Police Under Fire

Aiyana Jones: Autopsy Released, Police Under Fire


by Jamilah King Published 6/3/10 in colorlines.com Less than three weeks after the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones by Detroit police, attorneys for the girl’s family are alleging an attempted cover-up while the department faces increased scrutiny over what residents call its overly aggressive tactics. Geoffrey Fieger, the Jones’ family attorney, met with the media [...]

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Corrected Address for DCAPB Event


Please note the address for the location of the May 10th DCAPB event has been corrected in the original post and the PDF file. The correct address is 51 W. Hancock in Detroit.

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