Detroit International Women's Day participants on March 7, 2020
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International Women’s Day Honors Legacy of Harriet Tubman

By Abayomi Azikiwe There was a lively celebration of International Women’s Day in Detroit on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The feature film “Harriet” was shown on the life, times and monumental contributions of anti-slavery organizer, […]

Black Panther newspaper in solidarity with DPRK, China and North Vietnam
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Malcolm X with Muhammad Speaks-AP
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Detroit Moratorium NOW Coalition fundraiser at the Repertory Theater on Feb. 6, 2020
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Moratorium NOW! Coalition Hosts Annual “Night Out at the Theater”

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff These photographs were taken at the Annual Moratorium NOW! Coalition “Night Out at the Theater.” The event was held at the Detroit Repertory Theater located on the west side of […]

Nashville mass demonstration in April 1960 led by Diane Nash and John Lewis
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Mass Student Movement in the United States Began Six Decades Ago

By Abayomi Azikiwe On February 1, 1960, four African American students from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University sat down at a racially segregated lunch counter in the F.W. Woolworth dDepartment store in downtown Greensboro […]

Detroit Tribute to Fred Hampton and Mark Clark at the AAHM on Dec. 7, 2019.
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Detroit Tribute to Dr. Carter G. Woodson at the African American Museum on Thurs. Dec. 19, 2019
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Martin Luther King, Jr. marches with other Civil Rights, Labor and Antiwar leaders in Chicago on March 25, 1967 against the Vietnam War
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MLK Day 2020: Honor the Antiwar Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

By Abayomi Azikiwe Monday, January 20, marks the 91st birthday commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968). Since 1986, the federal government has recognized the third Monday in January as a national holiday where […]

Tulsa massacre of 1921 where white mobs attacked the African American community killing 300 people.
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Possible Graves Identified of 1921 Tulsa Massacre Victims

By Abayomi Azikiwe For many years the white mob attacks against the African American community in Tulsa, Oklahoma during late May and early June of 1921 have been cited to illustrate the oppressive and violent […]

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 […]