Detroit demonstration in defense of Black Women's lives at Hart Plaza on July 11, 2020
Domestic News

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 […]

Trump and Fauci cartoon
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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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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 […]

President Ronald Reagan met with Afghani guerrilla fighters promising money and weapons to kill Russian (Soviet) troops.
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Editorial: “If you believe that, I have a bridge in Brooklyn to sell you”

By Fighting Words Staff George C. Parker (1860-1936) became famous in New York City as the great con-man who repeatedly sold the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and Madison Square Garden to gullible victims. […]

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July 4 Demonstrations Held in Solidarity with Indigenous and Black Lives

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These photographs were taken on Saturday, July 4, 2020, in downtown Detroit. There were two rallies in support of Indigenous and Black lives. One action began at Grand Circus […]

African women in Tanzania wash hands during COVID-19 pandemic
International News

COVID-19 Cases in Africa Rising Sharply

By Abayomi Azikiwe Concerns are mounting across the African continent and internationally over the exponential growth in COVID-19 infections. At the time of this writing (07/08/20) the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC) […]