July 20 Strike for Black Lives mobilized low-wage workers across the U.S.
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Detroit: Strike for Black Lives Held on July 20

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Fight for $15, a labor organization demanding decent wages and the right to a union in the service industries, held a rally and march on Mon. July 20, 2020 […]

Detroit demonstration in defense of Black Women's lives at Hart Plaza on July 11, 2020
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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 […]

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Detroit Moratorium NOW! Coalition banner at daily demonstrations outside police headquarters downtown
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Detroit Holds Daily Demonstrations to Denounce Police Brutality and Racism

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Since May 29, thousands of people in Detroit and surrounding suburbs have held demonstrations in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and the overall struggle against racism. Detroit officials responded to […]

George Floyd's brother addresses the UN Human RIghts Council on June 18, 2020
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United Nations Human Rights Council Holds Session on Racism in the United States

By Abayomi Azikiwe “We beseech independent African states to help us bring our problem before the United Nations, on the grounds that the United States Government is morally incapable of protecting the lives and the […]

African American photo and graphic commemorating Juneteenth
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ILWU Local 10 marching against police terror on May Day 2015, Oakland, California.
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Labor Call to Down tools to Honor All Victims of Police Murder

By ILWU Local 10 The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Coast Longshore Division, representing locals at all 29 West Coast ports, will stop work and lay down their tools on Tuesday, June 9 at […]

Chicago demonstration calling for defunding the police
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Defunding and Dismantling the Police Being Fiercely Debated in the United States

By Abayomi Azikiwe Since the videotaped violent murder of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, there has been an upsurge in antiracist and anti-police brutality demonstrations and rebellions spanning across the United […]

Detroit cops attack anti-racist demonstrations
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13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest

By Abayomi Azikiwe Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced in a press conference on June 3 that additional charges would be brought against the Minneapolis police officers involved in the brutal execution of 46-year-old George […]

Abayomi Azikiwe
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Trump Fueling Racial Animosity to Stay Another 4 Years in Office: US Analyst

 By FW Editorial Staff TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An American political analyst based in Detroit said US President Donald Trump is seeking to divide the country through fueling racial animosity between African Americans and whites in […]