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Rally in Manitowoc, WI Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Fighting Words Staff Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered while supporting sanitation workers in Memphis, TN,  April 4, 1968. MLK Day Manitowoc, an organization that organizes events on the MLK Day in rural […]

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Marvin Gaye and “What’s Going On” Five Decades Later

By Abayomi Azikiwe 1970-71 were years of unrest and upheaval in the United States when racial turmoil, an unpopular imperialist war in southeast Asia and a declining environment were major concerns of socially conscious people. […]

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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Coronavirus: Feed the people, starve the Pentagon!

By Chris Fry As millions of workers and poor are desperately facing a catastrophic loss of income from the Coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the country and the world, now is the time to examine […]

Randi Nord speaking at Detroit MLK Day Rally on January 20,2020
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U.S. Imperialism and the working class

By Randi Nord The following talk was presented to over 500 people gathered in Detroit at an annual celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Randi Nord, editor of Geopolitics Alert delivered […]

Detroit MLK Day March in the North End on Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
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Detroit’s Annual Commemoration of MLK

By Abayomi Azikiwe A broad range of organizations united in Detroit on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to extend the struggle into the third decade of the 21st century. On Monday January 20, the 17th […]

Reclaim MLK march: sound truck, right side
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Thousands March in Oakland to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy

By Terri Kay Oakland, CA – Thousands participated as the Anti Police-Terror Project led it’s Sixth Annual March to Reclaim Martin Luther King Jr’s Radical Legacy, starting with a noon rally at Oscar Grant Plaza. […]

Detroit MECAWI demonstration against war provocations against Iran, Jan. 4, 2020.
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Detroit Demonstration Against Threats on Iran Descends on Financial District

By FW Detroit Staff These photographs were taken at a demonstration in downtown Detroit opposing the recent targeted assassinations in Iraq of Iranian Lt.Gen. Qasam Soleimani and a Deputy Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis of the […]

David Sole, a MECAWI spokesperson, speaks to Channel 4 TV
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Condolence letter to Iraq and Iran

On Tuesday, January 7,  a delegation of 8 Detroit anti-war and community activists delivered the following letter to the Iraq Consulate in metro-Detroit. A number of media figures were given the letter and some interviews […]

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 […]