January 20, 2017
Because enslaved Africans were known to attack their masters, burn plantation crops, destroy farm equipment and organize insurrections, laws governing their conduct called “slave codes” placed severe limits on when they were allowed to congregate...
January 05, 2017
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In November, President-elect Donald Trump chose conservative Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos--a woman...
December 16, 2016
CHICAGO – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit denied a request by Michigan state officials and the City of Flint to halt an order requiring them to immediately provide water filter installation and maintenance services or...
November 30, 2016
DETROIT—Citing concerns over potential Constitutional violations, the ACLU of Michigan, Michigan Immigrant Rights Center and researchers today filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border...
ACLU of Michigan Calls for Apology, Restorative Practices in Wake of Racial Taunts by Royal Oak Middle SchoolersNovember 17, 2016
UPDATE (11/22/16): Royal Oak Schools today issued the following statement denying allegations, as described in the ACLU letter, that a teacher asked an African-American student to emulate how slaves danced for their masters: "An...