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I represent Detroit, Highland Park, Hamtramck, Harper Woods and all five Grosse Pointe Communities in the MI Senate. My top priorities include economic development, expanding public mass transit, equality of opportunity & educational access for all.

Real Name: Bert

Location: Detroit, Michigan

Occupation: State Senator - District 2

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Twitter: SenBertJohnson

Diaries published: 4 (687 days since last diary on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 5 (687 days since last comment on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 01:06 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 43

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Sec. Duncan Visits "Reform" School District in Detroit - Receives Letter Outlining Grievous Issues, 5 comments, 21 recommends

People Following BertJohnson: 0

BertJohnson's Most Recent Diaries:

The destruction of thousands of books and materials from the Highland Park Renaissance Academy library was a disturbing revelation. The library was known to hold significant items that told the ...
by BertJohnson
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Today, May 6th, United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan came to Detroit to tour schools in the Educational Achievement Authority (EAA) with Michigan's Republican Governor, Rick Snyder. The ...
by BertJohnson
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 12:42 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Fifty-five years ago yesterday, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deployed the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army to Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce public school integration and protect the ...
by BertJohnson
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
For centuries, those who aspired to power or held power have employed the political, military and economic strategy of “divide and conquer.” This consists of breaking up larger concentrations of ...
by BertJohnson
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT with 2 Recommends

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