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Articles by Abayomi Azikiwe

Racist court denies justice for Michigan Civil Rights leader

April 21, 2015

Dorothy Pinkney at April 14 rally in St. Joseph, Mich.WW photo: Ab ayomi Azikiwe St. Joseph, Mich. — Another postconviction motions hearing took place on April 14 in St. Joseph, Mich., involving the conviction by an all-white jury late last year of the leading Black Civil Rights activist, the [...]

Detroit lawsuit demands right to public protest

April 17, 2015

Some of the protesters outside Chase Bank, Feb. 27.WW photo: Kris Hamel A lawsuit largely initiated by the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions and Utility Shutoffs and Women in Black-Detroit demands the right to [...]

Washington escalates role in Saudi attack on Yemen

April 15, 2015

Pakistan’s parliament on April 10 voted to refrain from joining the Saudi Arabian and Gulf Cooperation Council — a coalition of the Saudi rulers with the other Gulf-area monarchies — now bombing Yemen. The bombing is the latest in a series of political and military struggles over who will [...]

Casualties mount in U.S. proxy war in Yemen

April 12, 2015

Despite daily airstrikes by Saudi Arabia since March 26, the Ansurallah (Houthis) fighters seized the presidential palace in the southern city of Aden the following week. Subsequent reports claim that the Houthis occupying the palace were forced to retreat by military forces still loyal to ousted [...]

150 years after U.S. Civil War, anti-racist struggle continues

April 9, 2015

Christianburg Institute, a Freedmen’s Bureau School, founded during Reconstruction in Virginia. Confederate Army forces retreated from Richmond, Va., in early April 1865 in the face of advancing Union troops, many of whom were Africans. Soon the Union forces reached the last capital city of the [...]

Arabia Saudita, aliada de EUA bombardea Yemen

April 7, 2015

El Consejo de Cooperación del Golfo, bajo la dirección de Arabia Saudita, anunció el 26 de marzo que comenzó a bombardear posiciones Ansurallah en Yemen. Al mismo tiempo, el régimen egipcio, producto de un golpe de estado militar en julio 2013 que derrocó al gobierno electo encabezado por la [...]

Washington’s Saudi ally bombs Yemen

April 3, 2015

March 30 — The Gulf Cooperation Council, under Saudi Arabia’s direction, announced on March 26 that it began bombing Ansurallah positions in Yemen. At the same time, the Egyptian regime, product of a July 2013 military coup that ousted a Muslim-Brotherhood-led elected government, has taken [...]

Big business media criminalizes victims of police killings

April 2, 2015

St. Louis Rams pro-football players, know the truth behind the slogan, ‘Hands up, don’t shoot.’ It’s what the corporate media wants to stop. To further illustrate the widespread law-enforcement abuses in Ferguson, Mo., and throughout the United States, Jeffrey Williams, charged with the [...]

Detroit faces massive tax foreclosure crisis

March 31, 2015

Bulletin: A temporary moratorium on tax foreclosures until May 12 was announced on March 31, after a mass demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office in downtown Detroit. A broad-based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures on [...]

Instability in Libya and Tunisia caused by U.S., NATO

March 30, 2015

Just two days before the 59th anniversary of Tunisia’s national independence from France in 1956, gunmen took over the Bardo Museum in Tunis, a major tourist destination. The resulting police response led to the deaths of 24 people, 20 of them foreign nationals from Poland, Germany, Spain, Italy [...]
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