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Detroit City Council Candidate: Detroit Council needs to explain Little Caesars Arena ballooning costs

Detroit City Council Candidate: Detroit Council needs to explain Little Caesars Arena ballooning costs

DETROIT, MI – Former State Representative Mary Waters, now a candidate for Detroit City Council At-Large, says that the Detroit City Council owes the people of Detroit an explanation as to why there has been no attempt by council to contain irresponsible spending on Little Caesars Arena that has doubled initial cost projections. “The people […]

NAN to address non-violent protest of Kid Rock’s opening of Little Caesar’s Arena

NAN to address non-violent protest of Kid Rock’s opening of Little Caesar’s Arena

DETROIT, MI – Reverend Charles E. Williams II, the president of the Michigan National Action Network (NAN), says that NAN will hold a press conference at 11:30AM tomorrow morning, Wednesday September 6th, 2017, in front of the Kid Rock restaurant on Woodward, in Detroit, at the newly opened Little Caesar’s Arena. “We will discuss and […]

Waters kicks off Give-a-Dollar Campaign today

Waters kicks off Give-a-Dollar Campaign today

DETROIT, MI – Former State Representative Mary Waters, a candidate for Detroit City Council At-Large, will kick off a “give-a-dollar” campaign from 4 – 7PM today (Wednesday) in Eastern Market at Cutters Bar & Grill 2638 Orleans Street in Detroit. Waters says that her “give-a-dollar” campaign is geared to combat the big money control of […]

MI Attorney General issues Statement on new Roadside Giving Law

MI Attorney General issues Statement on new Roadside Giving Law

LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today praised the signing of Public Act 112, which allows charities to solicit for donations along Michigan’s highways and byways: “I am pleased to see the Legislature approve and the Governor sign into law a bill that will allow Michigan charities to collect donations to so many […]

Group calls on Mayor Mike Duggan to remove photo of kids by lawn sign

Group calls on Mayor Mike Duggan to remove photo of kids by lawn sign

DETROIT, MI – The president of the Detroit National Action Network (NAN) is demanding that Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delete a Facebook post featuring two Black children and a Duggan yard sign that NAN says is a racist reminder of Jim Crow symbols. “Duggan’s campaign is using our children like racist lawn jockeys of Jim Crow […]

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