Week of Solidarity with Haiti Dec 10-16
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Week of Solidarity with Haiti

By Haiti Action Committee Schedule of Events December 10th: International Human Rights Day  WATCH “How the Mangrove Nine Won,” a Global Women’s Strike Fundraiser for the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund. HERE: https://bit.ly/36CsQim December 10th–16th: Social […]

Darnell Summers speaks at press conference on Nov. 13, 2020
Domestic News

Press Conference Demands That Darnell Summers Remains Free

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Longtime African American revolutionary and cultural worker, Darnell Summers, is once again being threatened with prosecution in the death of a Michigan State Police Red Squad officer in Inkster, Michigan, […]

Africa CDC graphic taken from website
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Africa Battles COVID-19 Pandemic Effectively

By Abayomi Azikiwe During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic there was much concern about the impact the virus would have on the African continent. Predictions focused on the underdeveloped healthcare, transportation and educational […]

Chinese aid arriving in Italy, quoting the Roman poet Seneca
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Gung Ho

By Lee Ross When someone is called “gung ho” in English it generally means enthusiastic and dedicated, often with military connotations. This is ironic, because “gung ho” is actually Chinese and Communist in origin, meaning […]

SAPSN People's Summit in August 2020
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Southern Africa Region Calls for Solidarity with Mozambique

By Abayomi Azikiwe Over the last several months the security situation in the Cabo Delgado province of the Republic of Mozambique has worsened in the aftermath of several armed attacks by a self-proclaimed Islamist group. […]

Demonstrators begin march in Dearborn, MI on Aug 8
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Palestinian and Black Lives Matter

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Hundreds marched and rallied in Dearborn, Michigan on August 8 to show solidarity between the Black Lives Matter movement and the Palestinian struggle against U.S. financed Israeli occupation. The Palestinian […]

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
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Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 where women workers wear masks
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COVID-19 Pandemic: A Socialist View on the Capitalist Crisis

Note: The following remarks are excerpted from the Detroit Marxism Class held via teleconference on Saturday May 9, 2020. The course was sponsored by the Communist Workers League (CWL). By Abayomi Azikiwe At present the […]

Cuban healthcare workers arriving in South Africa
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Cuba Continues African Solidarity in COVID-19 Battle

By Abayomi Azikiwe High-ranking governmental and military leaders in the Republic of South Africa greeted a Cuban medical mission which arrived on April 27. The 217 Cuban healthcare workers are in the country to assist […]