police brutality

LG Gilchrist on Floyd protests: ‘To everyone who feels unheard, I hear you’

BY: - May 31, 2020

Protests rocked major cities across the country again on Saturday, including Detroit, as thousands gathered to voice their anguish and frustration about George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man who died after a Minnesota police officer pinned him down with his knee on his neck. Detroit NAACP President Wendell Anthony has characterized Floyd’s killing as a […]

‘No justice, no peace’: Detroit rallies to protest Floyd killing

BY: - May 29, 2020

Updated, 5:40 a.m., 5/30/20 Hundreds of metro Detroit residents rallied on the grounds of the Detroit Police Department headquarters on Friday afternoon to protest the killing of George Floyd, a Black man who died at the hands of Minneapolis police.   They enthusiastically chanted, “No justice, no peace” during the two-hour effort. The organized rally, which […]

East Lansing City Council discusses racial bias after police excessive force allegation

BY: - February 28, 2020

After an internal investigation, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) determined that there was not enough evidence to prove or disprove an allegation of excessive force against a 19-year-old Black man earlier this month.  The issues of race and police brutality took center stage Thursday night as the ELPD presented a video of the incident […]