civil rights movement http://michiganradio.org en Detroit woman's murder led to the law that was undone by the Supreme Court http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-womans-murder-led-law-was-undone-supreme-court <p>You know by now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the heart of the Voting Rights Act yesterday. But what you may not know is this: That act was passed by Congress back in 1965 because a white woman from Detroit gave her life in the struggle for civil rights.</p><p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:50:33 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 13253 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit woman's murder led to the law that was undone by the Supreme Court Detroit marks anniversary of 'I Have a Dream' speech with march http://michiganradio.org/post/detroit-marks-anniversary-i-have-dream-speech-march <p style="padding: 0px; border: 0px currentColor; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 22px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; vertical-align: baseline;">Fifty years ago this weekend in Detroit, Dr. Martin Luther King&nbsp;Jr.&nbsp;previewed&nbsp;his “I Have a Dream” speech before&nbsp;the historic March on Washington. &nbsp;This morning,&nbsp;Detroiters&nbsp;honored the occasion with a modern civil rights march.</p> Sun, 23 Jun 2013 19:21:37 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13202 at http://michiganradio.org Detroit marks anniversary of 'I Have a Dream' speech with march