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Feb 10 & 11 – African American Women and Suffrage Movement at OU and OCC 

February 3rd 2020

A free speaking series on African American Women and the Women’s Suffrage Movement by award-winning author, speaker and educator Michelle Duster.

Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk in Southfield Jan 15

December 28th 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk in Southfield Jan 15 Southfield, MI – The annual MLK Peace Walk starts at 9:30am on Jan. 15 at Hope United Methodist Church 26275 Northwestern Hwy in Southfield, walking to the Southfield Civic Center. Learn more at http://www.mlktaskforcemi.org/ ****** Thank you to White Castle for sponsoring the Bold Move […]

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion

May 12th 2017

Rochester Area Residents Learn about LGBTQ Rights at GRAIN Panel Discussion (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 12, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Nearly 100 people from the Greater Rochester Area gathered Thursday night to learn about the lack of civil rights protection for LGBTQ people and to hear what options might be available for making their […]

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance

August 23rd 2016

Village of Lake Orion Moves Forward with Human Rights Ordinance (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 22, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – “It’s really time for the village to make another kind of decision – that discrimination is not okay and diversity is welcome in our community.” Attorney Ken Mogill’s words summed up the discussion that preceded […]

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

December 3rd 2015

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to […]

Selma Discussion and Civil Rights Speaker in Royal Oak Feb. 4

January 25th 2015

Selma Discussion and Civil Rights Speaker in Royal Oak Feb. 4 (Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Press Release, Jan. 25, 2015) MCHR has decided to sponsor a discussion on the film Selma because Detroit is home to many Alabama Civil Rights Veterans who witnessed that history. We have planned the event to coincide with a […]