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Michigan Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette’s decision to charge Mike Glasgow, Stephen Busch and Mike Prysby, three low level employees… Read More

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The first time I read Melissa Harris Perry’s book Sister Citizen, I realized I knew even less than I imagined about what it means to… Read More

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