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May Day Detroit 2021 in Detroit

By Fighting Words Staff May 1 is International Workers Day around the world. In Detroit activists gathered at Grand Circus Park to hear speakers and musicians. Struggles surrounding the need for a $15 per hour […]

Elizabeth City protests demanding justice for Andrew Brown, Jr.
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Chauvin’s Appeal and the Implications for Police Reforms

By Abayomi Azikiwe With the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the brutal murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, many had hoped that this rare legal occurrence represented a turning point […]

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Joint Statement by Palestinians in North America on Nakba Day

By Palestinian Youth Movement As we mark the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, we, the undersigned, join together to reaffirm our commitment to the Palestinian people’s struggle for justice, return, and liberation. We commemorate the […]

Detroit May Day 2021 march with Moratorium NOW! Coalition, Detroit Will Breathe, among others
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Detroit Police Chief Departs

By Abayomi Azikiwe Since the summer of 2020 there have been consistent calls for the resignation of Detroit police chief James Craig. Craig announced on May 10 that he was retiring from the Detroit Police […]

Protesters rally in solidarity with essential workers against Kroger Co ’s plan to shutdown stores
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Los Angeles community groups organize to fight “food deserts”

By SoCal SCLC [Editor’s Note: Detroit knows about “food deserts.” The 26th largest city in the United States with a population of over 664,000, Detroit saw its last major chain supermarket close in 2007. Kroger […]

Somalia conflict within SNA over presidential tenure
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Instability in Somalia Continues Despite Years of Western Interventions

By Abayomi Azikiwe A decades-long effort by the United States and other western states to remake the Horn of Africa nation of Somalia in their images has only resulted in further political fragmentation and economic […]

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Detroit Police Chief Craig Must Go!

By Moratorium Now! Coalition Police Chief Craig is speaking against our elected officials, Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Maxine Waters, because they are speaking for the people. Representative Tlaib stated: “We continue to see death after […]

Chad demonstration against the transitional military council
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Lift Up Filipino Working Women This May Day

By GABRIELA USA – National Alliance of Filipino Women For Immediate Release May 1, 2021 Reference: Irma Shauf-Bajar, Chairperson, On May 1st, International Workers’ Day, GABRIELA USA highlights the rise of Filipino women workers […]