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Trump’s Storm Troopers

By David Sole On June 1 President Donald Trump spoke to state governors across the United States. He denounced them saying “most of you are weak.” And he demanded that they respond to the massive […]

Nashville Mayor West with C.T. Vivian and Diane Nash in 1960
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Legacies of C.T. Vivian and John Lewis Secured While Ruling Class Promotes Revisionist History

By Abayomi Azikiwe Two luminaries in the African American struggle which emerged during the 1950s and 1960s, Rev. C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis, passed away on July 17. Both figures played a prominent role […]

Defund the Police Coalition marches to an Oakland City Council member's home
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Oakland City Council Creates Official Task Force to Defund OPD by 50% in 2021

By Oakland Defund the Police Coalition Oakland, CA: The people of Oakland moved one step closer to realizing the goal of refunding resources to the community. After weeks of sustained protest and direct action, City […]

Asar Amen-Ra, uncle of Hakim Littleton addresses media
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Detroit: July 23 Community Press Conference Demands Justice for Hakim Littleton

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff The Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability, composed of 17 Detroit-based organizations formed after the killing of Hakim Littleton by Detroit Police, held a press briefing on the necessity of […]

July 20 Strike for Black Lives mobilized low-wage workers across the U.S.
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Detroit: Strike for Black Lives Held on July 20

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Fight for $15, a labor organization demanding decent wages and the right to a union in the service industries, held a rally and march on Mon. July 20, 2020 […]

Detroit demonstration in defense of Black Women's lives at Hart Plaza on July 11, 2020
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Women-led Demonstrations in Defense of African American Life

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These images were taken on Saturday, July 11, 2020 in downtown Detroit where two women-youth groups led demonstrations in support of the struggle to protect Black lives. One gathering began […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp
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Racial Politics in Georgia and the Presidential Elections

By Abayomi Azikiwe A contested gubernatorial election in 2018 involving Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp and former Georgia State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams highlighted problems related to voter suppression based upon the national […]

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Coronavirus: Trump attacks Dr. Fauci and public health

By Chris Fry On April 22, 1857, the New York Daily Tribune, the newspaper at the time with the largest circulation in the world, published an article titled “Condition of Factory Laborers.” It was written […]

Tampa demonstration against school reopening amid COVID-19 pandemic
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Reopening Schools amid the Continuing Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe There is tremendous pressure emanating from the United States ruling class and the White House to resume in-person schooling in all levels of educational instruction. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been […]

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Demonstration Demands Justice for Death in Detention of African American Woman

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Hundreds of people took to the streets in a demonstration in Harper Woods, Michigan, a northeastern suburb bordering the city of Detroit, on Wed. July 15, 2020. The rally and […]

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Pivot to Peace with China and the World

By San Francisco Labor Council Whereas, the San Francisco Labor Council, representing some 100,000 working people in labor unions, has many times advocated the resolution of international problems by peaceful means, and opposed attempts to […]

Detroit demonstration against police killing of Hakim Littleton on July 10, 2020
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Protests Erupt After the Police Killing of Hakim Littleton in Detroit

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These photographs were taken on Fri. July 10, 2020 around Palmer Park near the 12th precinct police station where Detroit activists were being detained for demonstrating against the cop killing […]

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