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June 16, 2020 

// Detroit Politics Stories

6 Detroit activists share their visions for a more just city

Sarah Williams

As Detroiters continue to take to the streets against police brutality and racial injustice, Detour caught up with some individuals helping lead daily marches to ask what’s driving them personally and what their visions are for a more just Detroit.

Their answers include wanting to see the demilitarization of police, accountability for police brutality, the removal of mass surveillance in their communities, equity in basic needs such as housing, water and education, support for Black-owned businesses and budding entrepreneurs, care for the disabled and homeless, and strengthened relationships between cis individuals and queer and trans residents. Read More