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Detroit Water Shut-offs Prompts Canadian Solidarity Amid World Crisis

Terminations continue despite announced 15-day suspension by emergency manager By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Efforts by the emergency manager Kevyn Orr to carry out the program of re-structuring favoring the banks and corporations during the bankruptcy proceedings has drawn growing opposition from both inside the city and beyond. On Thurs. July 24, a delegation from…

A Call for Assistance to Halt Racism, Racial Discrimination and Genocide of the People of the City of Detroit in the United States of America

Draft Appeal to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights A Call for Assistance in the Efforts to Halt Racism, Racial Discrimination and Acts of Genocide Directed Towards the People of the City of Detroit in the United States of America This appeal is directed towards the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights…

Rev. Pinkney Released From House Arrest (Update)

Supporters build defense campaign to support Benton Harbor activist By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Berrien County’s courthouse in St. Joseph, Michigan was filled with people from various cities across the Midwest region on June 5. People were there to attend a hearing that would determine if a trial judge pursues yet another case involving Rev.…

Rev. Edward Pinkney Remains Under House Arrest in Benton Harbor

Community activist criminalized again in effort to recall city official By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° After winning national support during 2007-2009 in efforts to fight trumped-up charges for alleged election irregularities, Rev. Edward Pinkney has once again been indicted for his tireless work to make public officials in Benton Harbor, Michigan accountable to the people.…

Supreme Court Delivers Blow to Civil Rights Sixty Years After Brown v. Topeka

Michigan vote to ban consideration of race was based on deception By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A 6-2 decision by the United States Supreme Court on April 23 upheld a 2006 vote in the state of Michigan which placed a ban on affirmative action. The so-called “Michigan Civil Rights Initiative” was in actuality a reversal…