Detroit Climate Strike Dec 6 2019
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Detroit Climate Strike targets gas and electric utility DTE Energy

By Detroit FW Staff On Friday, Dec. 6, the Detroit Climate Strike took place as part of globally coordinated climate strikes demanding that governments address the increasingly severe climate and environmental crisis. The global climate […]

Sudan demonstrations during 2019
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Sudanese Transitional Government Faces Profound Challenges

By Abayomi Azikiwe Interim Prime Abdallah Hamdok of the Republic of Sudan visited the United States during early December seeking to have sanctions lifted against his newly-created administration. In meetings with members of Congress and […]

Migrant families caged in a makeshift detention center
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Groups tell Congress – Impeach Trump for hate crimes

By Fighting Words staff The following letter was sent to the Democratic Party leadership in the House of Representatives urging that an article of impeachment be drawn up against President Trump for hate crimes against […]

Santa Rita jail
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Santa Rita jail conditions worsen after prisoners’ strike

By Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee – Oakland Three weeks after a weeklong work stoppage and hunger strike inside Santa Rita Jail, conditions inside the Dublin, California facility have worsened and prisoners are suffering retaliation for […]

Harriet Tubman photograph from the antebellum period in the 19th century
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Harriet Tubman Film Highlights the Leading Role of Africans in Their Own Liberation

By Abayomi Azikiwe Film review Title: Harriet Director: Kasi Lemmons Producers: Gregory Allen Howard, Debra Martin Chase, Daniela Taplin Lundberg Screenplay: Gregory Allen Howard, Kasi Lemmons Starring: Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman along with Leslie […]

Detroit demolition by private contractors created environmental problems with debris left on sites
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Detroit Demolition Bond Proposal Defeated Amid Mass Discontent

By Abayomi Azikiwe On November 19, the Detroit City Council voted down a bond proposal advanced by corporate-imposed Mayor Mike Duggan ostensibly designed to eliminate blighted residential properties in this overwhelmingly impoverished African American municipality. […]

Solidarity with Cuba
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Final declaration of Cuba solidarity conference

By Anti-imperialist Solidarity Meeting for Democracy and against Neoliberalism From this Cuba with such solidarity, the first free territory in the Americas, recognizing the heroic resistance of its people and the victories attained over sixty […]

Anti-imperialist Solidarity Meeting for Democracy and against Neoliberalism
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DECLARATION OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE CUBAN REVOLUTION

By Anti-imperialist Solidarity Meeting for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, Nov. 1-3, 2019 The Government of the United States has continued its hostility against Cuba, with increased aggressiveness in recent months. The tightening of the blockade, […]

Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Conference, for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, took place in Havana, Nov. 1-3
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Cuban Anti-Imperialist Solidarity

By Jerry Goldberg The Anti-Imperialist Solidarity Encounter, for Democracy and against Neoliberalism, that took place in Havana, Cuba from November 1-3, 2019, was a historic event in advancing the struggle against U.S. imperialism. The conference […]

Detroit Education Town Hall on the literacy case featured Victor Gibson DFT retirees president on Nov. 14, 2019
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