Monday, September 01, 2008

Meeting in Detroit, August 2

...Sandra Hines of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality and MECAWI spoke on the status of Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor, who is currently serving a 3- to 10- year sentence in Michigan for defense of working-class and poor African Americans in Berrien County.

Roderick Casey of Ypsilanti spoke for the Committee for Correctional and Judicial Reform on the need for representative juries in the state of Michigan. Casey was beaten, arrested and sentenced to 75 days in jail for protesting his treatment in an emergency room hospital.

http://www.workers.org/2008/us/interview_0828/


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wasn't this the same meeting where Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick was advocating truthfulness in government?