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Racism does not only come in the form of bullets fired by a police officer. Detroit’s socio-political problems are furthered by blatantly racist, ALEC sponsored, Koch brothers–backed Tea Party candidates and legislation, which have lead to gentrification and cutting off of water to minority residents in predominantly African American communities.
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 15:23

John Conyers Triumphs in Democratic Primary

U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. handily won the 13th Congressional District’s Democratic primary Tuesday over challenger Horace Sheffield and is a step closer to becoming the first African-American dean of Congress next year.
Published in PDA Advisory Board

However, anyone who thinks Conyers’ time has passed has not run around with him on his still frenetic schedule of meetings and actions.  He is as effective as ever and still runs the meetings with precise organization and energy driving to further action.

Conyers said this week, “My most important bill is the Full Employment Act,” and he convenes weekly meetings in his office with national and Detroit leaders on strategies to increase jobs by legislation, executive action, and pushes in the media.

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