Funds are being raised to rent two billboards along 8 Mile Rd with a message challenging racial profiling in metro Detroit, and requesting stories from victims of such abuse.
On Saturday, June 27, a march against racial profiling was held on the westbound side of 8 Mile Rd, between Dequindre and Woodward. Organizers wanted to do more after hearing of stories of “Driving While Black” along the 8 Mile corridor. When the group Livonia Citizens Caring about Black Lives placed a billboard at Telegraph and I-96 calling out racial profiling in Livonia, we decided to rent billboards and gather stories of DWB.
We need to raise $6,000 for two billboards with the following message: