Asar Amen-Ra, uncle of Hakim Littleton addresses media
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Detroit: July 23 Community Press Conference Demands Justice for Hakim Littleton

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Coalition for Police Transparency and Accountability,  a composed of 17 Detroit-based organizations formed after the killing of Hakim Littleton by Detroit Police, held a press briefing on the necessity of […]

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 demonstration against police killing of Hakim Littleton on July 10, 2020
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Protests Erupt After the Police Killing of Hakim Littleton in Detroit

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These photographs were taken on Fri. July 10, 2020 around Palmer Park near the 12th precinct police station where Detroit activists were being detained for demonstrating against the cop killing […]

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July 4 Demonstrations Held in Solidarity with Indigenous and Black Lives

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff These photographs were taken on Saturday, July 4, 2020, in downtown Detroit. There were two rallies in support of Indigenous and Black lives. One action began at Grand Circus […]

Joyce Sole speaks Black Lives Matter Across 8 Mile
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Black Lives Matter Across 8 Mile Challenges Racial Profiling

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff The Black Lives Matter Across 8 Mile march, car caravan and rally took place on Sat. June 27, 2020. This event featured activists directly impacted by police brutality and murder. […]

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 […]

Power to the People Mural in Downtown Detroit
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Detroit Juneteenth Marked by Anti-racist Demonstrations and New Street Mural

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A “Power to the People” street mural was unveiled on June 19 (Juneteenth) along Woodward Avenue between Congress and Larned in downtown Detroit. The project was developed by local African […]

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 […]