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Registration is open for New Work New Culture Conference

By Tawana Petty Special to the Michigan Citizen Registration for the New Work New Culture Conference is available at www.reimaginingwork.org. The October event in Detroit will convene thinkers and doers from all over the world who are building an earth-friendly economy for all. From Oct. 18- 20, several hundred activists, organizers, theorists, farmers, culture creators, builders, inventors and entrepreneur ...

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OPINION: Marching to the ballot box

While civil rights protest marches and demonstrations are necessary and somewhat therapeutic in response to obvious and wanton acts of racial violence, the trauma of years of witnessing injustice does have its long term cumulative effect. This is the reason, I believe, we all should be careful not to allow the contradictions or the madness of social and racial injustice to drive our consciousness into self- ...

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OPINION: Driving while Black — and poor

“Overall, we found by disproportionately stopping, charging and fining the poor and minorities, by closing the courts to the public, and by incarcerating people for the failure to pay fines, these policies unintentionally push the poor further into poverty, prevent the homeless from accessing the housing, treatment, and jobs they so desperately need to regain stability in their lives, and violate the Consti ...

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EDITORIAL: Republicans, the new minorities with more control

Nationally, the Republican Party has been criticized for leading a number of efforts that have made it harder for young people, poor and people of color to vote including enacting mandatory photo-ID among other regressive efforts. Be clear, the Republican Party is a minority and, according to polls, smaller than it has ever been before. ...

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