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Immigrant rights leaders demand accountability, not “whitewash”

Even though officers in tinted-glass SUVs surrounded the Hope of Detroit Academy elementary school, playground and adjacent church, ICE's investigation found no wrongdoing.

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Detroit community demands end to racial profiling

"How does a documented person look? Can a Border Patrol agent tell by physical appearance, or name, if someone is documented or not, a criminal or not?"

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At empty train depot, Detroiters demand jobs

DETROIT - They believe that if a negligent slumlord did what he was supposed to, the worst urban blight could be used to generate good jobs.

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Unemployment at 50 percent, Detroit vows to fight

Though she is without full-time employment, Emily Norton works even harder today. She now has four part-time jobs but earns just one-third of what she made while working full time.

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Tale of two cities: Toronto and Detroit

DETROIT - Twenty thousand people attending the second U.S. Social Forum here this week have staged a peaceful takeover of a city in crisis.

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Detroit ministers prepare for U.S. Social Forum

One way Detroiters are fighting back is by taking advantage of the U.S. Social Forum, an event expected to draw tens of thousands.

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Tired of margarine, janitors demand health care as their “butter”

Detroit janitors fight foraffordable  health care as key  contract issue. " I'm tired of Parkay, I want butter too."

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Miami lessons: civil rights, recounts and tea-bags

Before the civil rights movement burst onto the national scene, Bobbi Graff and people like her were leading struggles against lynching and police brutality and for desegregation.

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Remembering Dave Moore

DETROIT - Dave Moore, a veteran of the Ford Hunger March and a founder of the United Auto Workers union who helped shape the history of this city, died here Oct. 26, at the age of 97.

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