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 minimum wage; immigrant rights for all documented and undocumented peoples; international solidarity with Yemen, Palestine, Africa,  the Philippines and all oppressed and fighting groups around globe.

Various organizations co-sponsored the rally and marched from Grand Circus Park to City Hall where a rally was held to demand justice for Ma’Khia Bryant, killed by police in April.

These groups included Moratorium NOW! Coalition; Fight for 15; Detroit Will Breathe; Michigan United; Michigan Liberation; March for Black Women; Anakbayan; Yemen Liberation Movement; among others.

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