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A Specter is Haunting Wall Street

By David Sole Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the founders of the theory scientific socialism, noted in their 1848 classic work, the Communist Manifesto, that “a specter is haunting Europe – the specter of Communism.” […]

Night March participants on Nov. 13, 2020 demanding the resignation of Detroit police chief
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Night March Reiterates Chief Craig Must Resign

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff On Fri. Nov. 13, 2020 there was an evening rally and demonstration called by Detroit Will Breathe to reissue the demand for the removal of Detroit Police Chief James Craig. […]

Racial Profiling billboard on 8 Mile Road
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Racial Profiling Across 8 Mile Billboard Launched

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A press conference was held on Friday November 6, 2020 to announce the beginning of a billboard campaign protesting the long documented problems facing African Americans on the border between […]

Detroit demonstration demands votes be counted in New Center area on Nov. 4, 2020
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Philadelphia rebellion after the police killing of Walter Wallace, Jr
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Police Brutality and Racist Violence Intensifies Leading Up to Contested Elections

By Abayomi Azikiwe As millions of people in the United States cast early ballots for the upcoming presidential and Congressional elections, tensions are escalating over the future of racial politics inside the country. On October […]

Detroit demonstration led by Detroit Will Breathe against police brutality on the southwest side on Oct. 10, 2020.
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Stop Police Brutality on the Southwest Side!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff There were demonstrations for two consecutive nights beginning at St. Hedwig Park located in the area near Junction and Michigan Avenue in Detroit. Incidents of police brutality were reported to […]

Warren demonstration marches north on Van Dyke on October 3, 2020 Photo Abayomi Azikiwe
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Justice for Victims of Racist Attacks in Warren!

By Fighting Words Detroit Staff There was another rally and march in Warren, Michigan, a large suburb on the border with the city of Detroit, on Saturday October 3, where a series of racially-motivated attacks […]

Christopher Vialva and his mother Lisa Brown just days before his execution in Indiana
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Racism and the Death Penalty

By Abayomi Azikiwe Christopher Vialva, 40, was executed by the United States government on September 24, 2020 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Vialva was the first Black person put to death by the federal criminal justice […]

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This Marxist Answers Detroit’s Police Chief Craig

By David Sole On September 23 Detroit’s Police Chief James Craig went on TV’s Fox & Friends to denounce the demonstrations against police brutality and terror that have continued almost daily since May 29 after […]

Breonna Taylor demonstration and press conference with Kentucky State Representative Attica Scott
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Widespread Condemnation in Kentucky Grand Jury Cover-up of Breonna Taylor Police Killing

By Abayomi Azikiwe A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky has legally absolved of criminal responsibility the police officers, Jonathan Mattingly and Myles Cogrove, involved in the shooting death of 26-year old Breonna Taylor, who was […]