Grosse Pointe Park has agreed to remove a controversial farmer’s market that blocked off the border of Detroit this summer under a potentially landmark agreement between the two disparate communities.
The choices to further divide Grosse Pointe Park from Detroit at Kercheval have hindered the economic, civil, and social interactions which the thoroughfare had provided.
Grosse Pointe Park’s decision to block a popular road at the border of Detroit with a farmer’s market may be a costly one.
Dozens of Grosse Pointers turned out to protest a shed built to block off traffic at Kercheval and Alter along the border of Detroit.
One councilman responded: “It is insulting for us to be continually portrayed as racists when we are not.”
The city of Detroit launched an investigation after we presented evidence that Grosse Pointe is building a farmer’s market on the wrong side of the border.
It is the fourth such barrier that Grosse Pointe Park has erected that prevents Detroit traffic from entering the predominately white community.
The new father is undergoing surgery today after he said three men severely beat him while shouting racial epithets following a car crash on Detroit’s east side.
The videos showed Grosse Pointe Park cops humiliating a mentally impaired black man.
Michael Scipio made national news after we revealed videos that showed police mocking him.