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Fighting ‘Unconstitutional Foreclosures’ in Motor City

A grassroots organization calling itself the Coalition to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures has lobbed a grenade into the heart of Motor City. The report accuses the City of Detroit, Michigan, of ... read more

Famed Detroit Civil Rights Activist Grace Lee Boggs Dies at 100

One died this week—Detroit ... management organization and its staff are union members. On the webpage of the James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership are stories about women’s ... read more

Foreclosure crisis: The fight hits home

Statewide, foreclosures climbed to 26,265 in 2008, a 306 percent rise since 2005, according to HomeLine, a local nonprofit agency that provides information on affordable housing. The national head of ... read more

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Messenger: Campaign finance in Missouri goes from absurd to obscene

as though he or his political minions believe voters are dumb enough to believe that money came from some grass-roots organization. Sinquefield was just getting started. The same day he made it clear ... read more

The March on Washington at 50: What Now?

“I do know a lot of our organizations get resources from fossil fuel companies, which clouds their ability to fight as hard as they need to ... its lack of action on the foreclosure crisis, its record ... read more

Oct. 9 Republican debate transcript

Bartiromo: Governor Romney, here in Detroit, Michigan, alone, one in every 29 homes went into foreclosure in the first six months ... The line-item veto is unconstitutional. I took Bill Clinton to the ... read more

Teesee’s Town

BUFI is the only philanthropic fund operated by African Americans in the U.S. Since its inception, BUFI, with an annual budget of over $1.8 million, has provided grants and other assistance to over 50... read more

Hard Times Meet JCPA: Jewish Group Braces for Deeper Recession

In Detroit, soaring unemployment, home foreclosures and bankruptcies are battering ... Rapfogel said the JCPA meeting, with a mix of grass roots and national Jewish organizations, will be a “test of h... read more

The Many Sides Of David Stern

In 2004 Stern had suspended Artest for the remainder of the season for Artest's role in starting the Malice at the Palace brawl in a game between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons ... vision mani... read more

Occupy Wall Street, Act II: Go local

And organizers of this grass-roots movement, which asserts that "the 99 percent" of Americans who are As their encampments are razed, or as their tent cities dwindle with the onset of cold weather, th... read more

Fighting for water in Detroit

PROTESTERS GATHERED outside of Detroit's Cadillac Place ... to the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, overdue water bills are being transferred onto homeowners' property taxes--which makes them vul... read more

Policing the Poor in Detroit

10 In the last decade, more than a third of Detroit homeowners, also disproportionately from the city’s East and West Sides, have lost their homes to foreclosure ... for years aren’t going down withou... read more

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