Detroit May Day 2021 MECAWI Banner in the lead
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May Day Detroit 2021 in Detroit

By Fighting Words Staff May 1 is International Workers Day around the world. In Detroit activists gathered at Grand Circus Park to hear speakers and musicians. Struggles surrounding the need for a $15 per hour […]

Elijah McClain, murdered by police August 24, 2019.
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Solidarity with the Denver Anti-Racists

By Fighting Words Staff The Communist Workers League expresses complete solidarity with, and support for, the anti-racist activists recently arrested in Colorado and with the entire Colorado Black Lives Matter movement which has been demanding […]

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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 […]

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 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 […]