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Hillary Clinton in Michigan August 11, 2016.
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PHOTOS: Hillary Clinton in Michigan – “This is personal for me. I’m a product of the American middle class.”

“‘Stronger Together’ is not just a slogan for our campaign. It’s a guiding principle for the future we’re going to build.” All photos by Anne C. Savage, special to Eclectablog. Hillary Clinton was in Warren, Michigan today and continued to outline the stark contrast between her vision for America and Donald Trump’s dystopian view of our incredible country.”He describes America […]

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PHOTOS: Netroots Nation attendees join #BlackLivesMatter activists in shutting down a highway in honor of Michael Brown

PHOTOS: Netroots Nation attendees join #BlackLivesMatter activists in shutting down a highway in honor of Michael Brown

You can kill a revolutionary but you can’t kill the revolution. All photos by Anne C. Savage This afternoon, as I was sitting in a Netroots Nation 2016 panel titled “Rejecting the Pale, Male and Stale Leadership Pipeline: Roadmap to Building Inclusive Orgs”. Suddenly, a group of young, mostly African American activists burst into the room carrying a spay-painted banner […]

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Celebrating a year of marriage equality: “Joy” – June 26, 2015 (PHOTOS)

Celebrating a year of marriage equality: “Joy” – June 26, 2015 (PHOTOS)

This is a repost of piece Anne posted a year ago. The piece has photos taken in Braun Court in Ann Arbor, part of Kerrytown, where the celebration of the Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case which made marriage equality for all Americans the law of the land took place. Whether you’re married or not, we hope […]

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PHOTOS: Flint – A poisoned city with the tenacity, strength, & pride to never quit (with a lot of help from its friends)

PHOTOS: Flint – A poisoned city with the tenacity, strength, & pride to never quit (with a lot of help from its friends)

Anne and I have spent a great deal of time thinking about Flint and how everyday life has changed for the people there. After all, it’s one thing to have to drink bottled water after the Snyder administration poisoned the water coming from your tap. But it’s entirely another thing to have to use bottled water for everything else except […]

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[PHOTOS] #BlackLivesMatter protest at Netroots Nation through the eyes of a photographer.

[PHOTOS] #BlackLivesMatter protest at Netroots Nation through the eyes of a photographer.

Processing… I’m processing the protest. I’m processing the articles written about the protest. I’m processing comments people are leaving about the protest. I’m processing how prevalent racism still is, even in the progressive community. And I’m processing my photographs. As I go through the hundreds of images I took during the presidential candidate town hall protest at Netroots Nation on […]

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“Joy” – June 26, 2015 (PHOTOS)

“Joy” – June 26, 2015 (PHOTOS)

The following images were captured at the Braun Court Decision Day celebration in Ann Arbor on June 26, 2015. The celebrants were joined by SCOTUS marriage equality plaintiffs April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse and their Michigan legal team. It was a day of pure joy. Jayne and April take a break from recording interviews The poetry that concluded SCOTUS Justice […]

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INTERVIEW (with photos) with one of Michigan’s rare married same-sex couples on their one-year anniversary

INTERVIEW (with photos) with one of Michigan’s rare married same-sex couples on their one-year anniversary

One year ago today, Anne and I spent an extraordinary day at the County Clerk’s offices in Washtenaw and Oakland counties, watching as some of the 300+ same-sex couples were legally married for the first time in our state’s history. You can revisit that day with us in the post (HERE) that we put up featuring many of Anne’s outstanding […]

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Scenes from yesterday’s “street trial” of Foreclosure Vulture David Trott

Scenes from yesterday’s “street trial” of Foreclosure Vulture David Trott

Although I has unable to attend yesterday’s “street trial” of Foreclosure Vulture, Republican David Trott, my friend Katie Jacob was able to attend and sent me some photos and video of the event. There has been very little coverage of this event except for one article. I’m told Trott was seen leaving his office through a back exit to avoid […]

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PHOTOBLOG: A recap of the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit

PHOTOBLOG: A recap of the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit

Last week, over 3,000 people from around the country and around the world came to Detroit to participate in Netroots Nation, the largest conference for progressive organizers in the world. Team Eclectablog was there to help, of course, but none so much as Anne Savage who was a staff photographer for the event. Anne took all of the photos for […]

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PHOTOS: 300 Michigan same-sex couples wed during a one-day window of marriage equality

PHOTOS: 300 Michigan same-sex couples wed during a one-day window of marriage equality

Same-sex marriage makes people cry [All non-Twitter photos by Anne C. Savage, special to Eclectablog.] Around 300 same-sex Michigan couples took advantage of a one-day window when they were allowed to marry legally yesterday. Four County Clerks — Nancy Waters in Muskegon, Barb Byrum in Ingham, Lawrence Kestenbaum in Washtenaw, and Lisa Brown in Oakland — opened their offices on […]

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Last Day! 1st Quarter Eclectablog fundraiser – No blather, just dog and cat photos to thank you.

Last Day! 1st Quarter Eclectablog fundraiser – No blather, just dog and cat photos to thank you.

A big thank you to everyone who has made a contribution during our fundraiser this week. I can’t express how much it means to us that so many of you have stepped up to support the important work we do here. I’m convinced this is a model that can succeed and your financial support is a critical part of that. […]

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