Tag Archives: Detroit

Four black woman found dead in Detroit. Is there another serial killer on the loose?

28 Dec

Four black woman found dead in Detroit. Is there another serial killer on the loose?

One week. Two car trunks. Four black women dead.

Detroit police may be on the hunt for a killer who might be targeting escorts after it was discovered that three of the four women found dead this month are linked to sex-related advertisements on Backpage.com, police said Monday. Read more here: Four black woman found dead in Detroit. Is there another serial killer on the loose?

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State orders Detroit to close half its schools

22 Feb

State orders Detroit to close half  its schools

Michigan state education officials have ordered Robert Bobb (  Detroit district emergency financial manager ) to immediately implement a financial restructuring plan that balances the district’s books by closing half of its schools, swelling high school class sizes to 60 students and consolidating operations.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/02/state-orders-detroit-to-close-half-its.html

Black mayors struggling in post racial America

25 Sep

Many thought that being a black elected official in a “post-racial” society would be great. But for black mayors of large cities it has not been a great time. Adrian Fenty begun the process of fixing Washington DC and for his efforts lost his primary race. Dave Bing of Detroit has been accused of a racial cleaning. Some in Philadelphia are challenging Michael Nutter’s “blackness”, and Cory Booker has lowered the murder rate in Newark NJ and gotten back control of the Newark School system from the state and he is as popular as a black man at a KKK rally. What’s going on here?

 Read a great article from the Washington Post by using the link below on this very subject.
http://aareports.com/2010/09/black-mayors-struggling-in-post-racial.html

7 year old girl killed by Detroit Police during home raid

17 May

 7 year old girl killed by Detriot Police during raid on home:

Aiyana Jones was shot and killed by police executing a search warrant as part of a homicide investigation, Assistant Chief Ralph Godbee said in a statement.

“This is any parent’s worst nightmare,” Godbee said. “It also is any police officer’s worst nightmare. And today, it is all too real.”

Read the entire story here;
http://aareports.com/2010/05/7-year-old-girl-killed-in-detroit.html