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A Power to the People demonstration will take place Saturday, November 14th in Ann Arbor.  


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Several local, elected government leaders, as well as several hundred Washtenaw County residents, plan to gather in an Ann Arbor park Saturday afternoon for a community forum on racism.  

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with one of the forum's organizers, Trische' Duckworth of Survivors Speak.


Tariq Speights

At least two protests will take place this weekend in Washtenaw County after Jacob Blake, an African-American man, was shot seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin last Sunday.  

Survivors Speak

A protest will be held Friday morning at 9 am in Superior Township after several tenants at the Sycamore Meadows apartment complex received eviction notices.  

Beth Bashert

A protest is scheduled for this afternoon at 4 pm in Ypsilanti to demand the resignation of Mayor Beth Bashert.  

City of Ypsilanti

Some residents want Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert to resign after making controversial comments during a city council meeting earlier this week.  

Washtenaw County

The community group Survivors Speak held a demonstration Wednesday at the University of Michigan’s diag to protest what they call misconduct, both at the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. 

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

A second protest was held Wednesday afternoon at the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office after a white deputy was caught on camera punching a black woman as he arrested her.  The first was held Tuesday at the same location.