Metro Detroit business owners ask to be included in eviction moratorium
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – President Joe Biden extended a ban on foreclosures for homeowners and an Eviction Moratorium is in effect until March. Some small businesses said they want to be included in those measures, so they don’t lose what they’ve worked so hard for. Just like many businesses, he had to shut his doors, but he opened back up in August of last year“Slow. “I’m at the stage now where I’m almost faced to close the business down and hopefully try and find another location very soon.”AdGantt said he applied for small business loans and is now waiting for that to be approved. “She extended it to residential, but I believe it should had been extended to commercial as well,” said Gantt..Gov.
Detroit community activist has new ideas to help end police brutality
DETROIT – Amid anger over police brutality nationwide, a Detroit activist is using his energy to come up with solutions to end it. The activist works with police departments all throughout the Detroit area, but he says the latest police killing in Texas has him pushing even harder for police reform. Related: Ex-officer charged in George Floyd’s death freed on $1M bondThe activist says enough is enough and that more should be done to end this violence. Detroit police officers also use body cameras while on the job. A spokesperson with the Detroit Police Department said that counseling services are available to officers, but they were not sure how often officers use those services.