DETROIT TEACHERS SICK-IN

Ninety-four of Detroit’s 97 Public Schools were forced to close Monday due to a coordinated “sick out” by public school teachers potentially affecting 46,000 students. Detroit Public School Teachers decided to not appear for work after hearing that despite their status as salary employees, they would not receive agreed upon pay for the coming months…

Supreme Court and Uncle Thomas’ Wrong Way Decision Supports Inequality; Makes Racism Clock Fall Back

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Michigan’s Proposal 2 is Constitutional WASHINGTON – In a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court overturned a lower court and ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2 is constitutional. Proposal 2 is a 2006 ballot initiative that led to a state constitutional ban on race-conscious college admissions policies in Michigan. It specifically barred students…