George Floyd's brother addresses the UN Human RIghts Council on June 18, 2020
International News

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
Domestic News
Supporters of Literacy Lawsuit v State of Michigan 10-24-2019
Domestic News
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The Black New Deal

Note: Fighting Words is posting this statement, with accompanying demands, not as our own program, but to recognize a significant response by Black community leaders in Oakland to the serious and devastating impact of COVID19 […]

Detroit International Women's Day participants on March 7, 2020
Domestic News

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, […]

Julius Nyerere and Kwame Nkrumah leaders of the Tanzanian and Ghanaian Revolutions in Africa
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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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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 […]

Free Mumia rally at Philly DA's office
Domestic News

Press Release: Jan 31 Rally to Free Mumia

  Above: Free Mumia rally at Philly DA’s office: Abu-Jamal’s supporters rallied outside DA Krasner’s office on Friday, January 31, even though DA Larry Krasner asked the judge to postpone the date when Krasner has […]