Detroit demonstration against evictions in front of 10th precinct led by DWB
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STOP DETROIT SLUMLORDS AND COPS FROM EVICTING BLACK WOMEN!

  By Detroit Fighting Words Staff There has been a series of incidents over the last several months in the city where unscrupulous landlords engaging in sexual harassment against women are utilizing Detroit police officers […]

November 7 Detroit demonstration
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Trump, Biden and the Tasks of the Progressive Movements

By David Sole For months President Donald Trump has been talking publicly about refusing to accept defeat in the November 3 election. And since his resounding loss to the Democrat Joe Biden he has refused […]

Detroit anti-eviction demonstration featured militant speeches from housing activists on Oct. 9, 2020
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Stop Evictions and Honor the CDC Moratorium!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff There was another midday picket line outside 36th District Court in downtown Detroit on Friday, October 9, 2020. The demonstration called for the halt to eviction proceedings due to the […]

Detroit Liberation Monday discussed the need for rent elimination
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Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions

By Abayomi Azikiwe A recent moratorium issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided a window of relief until December 31 to millions facing evictions due to payment arrears on their […]

Reinstate a Moratorium on Evictions picket line outside 36th District Court
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Detroiters Protest Looming Mass Evictions

The following is a programmatic leaflet issued by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Evictions, Foreclosures & Utility Shutoffs in Detroit distributed at a demonstration outside 36th District Court on August 17, 2020. By Moratorium […]

Reinstate a Moratorium on Evictions in Michigan
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Reinstate the Moratorium on Evictions!

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff A demonstration was held outside the 36th District Court in Detroit on Mon. August 17, 2020 protesting the lifting of the moratorium on evictions imposed by both Gov. Gretchen Whitmer […]

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Cities Need Bailouts Not More Usurious Bond Deals

By Abayomi Azikiwe On August 14, the final abandoned home was demolished with the more than $265 million in Hardest Hit Homeowners Funds initially designed to preserve neighborhoods as opposed to their destruction in the […]

Eviction crisis has been a longterm problem in Detroit where this demonstration was held during 2016
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Massive Evictions Will Compound the Public Health Crisis

By Abayomi Azikiwe Since March of this year the United States has been plunged into the worst outbreak of an infectious viral disease since the influenza pandemic of 1918-1920. The impact of the COVID-19 outbreaks […]

Housing is a Human Right
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Coronavirus: Workers and oppressed face monster wave of evictions and foreclosures

By Jerry Goldberg In the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, housing activists have shown tremendous initiative in raising demands for moratoriums on eviction and rental payments during the emergency and in the months to come. […]

Detroit demonstration against water shutoff on July 18, 2014
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Moratorium on Water Shut-offs in Detroit Long Overdue

By Abayomi Azikiwe Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a halt to the ongoing water shut-offs in the state of Michigan in the midst of a global healthcare crisis spawned by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Detroit […]