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HW Peace, Citizenship and Education Project Demonstrates Against Racism

June 6th 2020

The organization began almost twenty years ago in response to U. S. foreign policy in reaction to the 9/11 event.

Royal Oakers Gather at Courthouse to Oppose Racism

June 4th 2020

In the midst of the stories, examples and speeches was a painfully awkward silence of eight minutes and 46 seconds.

“End White Silence”: Second Protest Planned in Rochester Hills

June 1st 2020

Protesters will gather again Monday in Rochester Hills to demonstrate against police brutality and structural racism, following a peaceful, last-minute protest Sunday.

Protestors in Ferndale Oppose President’s State of Emergency, Border Wall

February 18th 2019

Protestors in Ferndale Oppose President’s State of Emergency, Border Wall (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 18, 2019) Ferndale, MI – As part of protests held around the country Monday, over fifty people gathered at Nine Mile and Woodward in Downtown Ferndale with signs and chats opposing President Donald Trump’s declaration of a state of emergency at […]

Over 200 Rally in Ferndale with “No One is Above the Law” Message

November 9th 2018

  Over 200 Rally in Ferndale with “No One is Above the Law” Message Over 200 people gathered at Ferndale City Hall Thursday night to protest the Trump administration and the recent decision to remove Attorney General Jeff Sessions and appoint a replacement that has not been vetted by Congress. The move is seen by […]

Royal Oak Commission Decides Public Art Near Memorial Can Stay

March 13th 2018

Royal Oak Commission Decides Public Art Near Memorial Can Stay (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 13, 2018) Royal Oak, MI -Composition is Blue is a sculpture which changes appearance depending on the angle that it’s viewed.  The lines and circles seem to shift in a way that Artist Mark Beltchenko says is the point.  “If only […]

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas

August 14th 2017

Hundreds Gather in Ferndale to Stand up for Love, Share Ideas (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 14, 2017) Ferndale, MI – Over 500 people packed the First United Methodist Church of Ferndale and the lawn in front overlooking Woodward Ave. Sunday evening to share a message of love and justice following violence in Charlottesville, VA connected […]

Call for Transparency Draws Protestors to Farmington

April 16th 2017

Call for Transparency Draws Protestors to Farmington (CP Proxmire, April 16, 2017) Farmington, MI – Over 350 protestors, plus some counter-protestors, converged on Riley Park in Farmington Saturday in a Tax Day demonstration calling for transparency in State and Federal government. Many sign holders called for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns. State […]

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants

January 29th 2017

Demonstrations Show Support for Refugees and Immigrants (Leslie Ellis, Jan. 29, 2017) Hamtramck and Detroit, MI  – Shouts of “No hate! No fear! Refugees are welcome here!” rang out Sunday in Hamtramck and at Detroit Metropolitan Airport as thousands of people protested President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on refugees and immigrants from seven mainly […]

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video)

January 17th 2016

Protesters Urge Word of Faith Church Not to Drill in Southfield (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 17, 2016) Southfield, MI – As hundreds of parishioners flocked to the Word of Faith Church at 9 Mile and Evergreen they drove past groups of protesters huddling in the cold, urging them not to move forward with plans […]