Detroit 100 Days Victory March moving through downtown chanting militant slogans in opposition to racism and capitalism
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Press conference on police brutality featured Darryl Jordan of EMEAC
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40 Detroit Organizations Demand Resignation of Police Chief

By Detroit Fighting Words Staff Various community based organizations are demanding change and an end to state repression. They held a press conference on September 3 on Detroit’s eastside. Several speakers drew the connection between […]

Bystander beaten and arrested by Detroit plice on Aug. 22, 2020
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What’s Behind the August 22 Police Riot in Detroit?

Above: Detroit police brutalized a bystander who lives on Woodward Avenue and opened his front door to provide respite to demonstrators as they dispersed. Multiple officers seized him, held him down, punched him in the […]

Detroit police attack demonstrators on Aug. 22, 2020
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Detroit Police brutally attack demonstrators without warning

The following is a guest contribution to Fighting Words from a Detroit activist. By Jessica Nadeau I am an independent photographer who has been following Detroit Will Breathe as the group holds marches and sit-ins […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

ILWU Local 10 marching against police terror on May Day 2015, Oakland, California.
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Labor Call to Down tools to Honor All Victims of Police Murder

By ILWU Local 10 The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Coast Longshore Division, representing locals at all 29 West Coast ports, will stop work and lay down their tools on Tuesday, June 9 at […]

Detroit cops attack anti-racist demonstrations
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13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest

By Abayomi Azikiwe Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced in a press conference on June 3 that additional charges would be brought against the Minneapolis police officers involved in the brutal execution of 46-year-old George […]