Feb 232013

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) the Forerunner of the African Union (AU)

Initiator: Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice (MECAWI)
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Location: Detroit, Michigan (USA)

May 25, 2013 will mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the continental organization formed by all of the heads of state to accelerate the liberation from colonialism and the political, economic and social unification of Africa. The OAU was formed by 33 independent states including some of the leading figures in the Pan-African struggle such as Presidents Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, Ahmed Sekou Toure, Modibo Kieta, Julius Nyerere, Gamal Abdel Nassar, H.I.M Haile Selassie, among others. Continue reading »

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Feb 232013


Jose Parra, Jerome Jackson at PNC Demo-dec12

Jorge Parra of the Colombian General Motors injured workers struggle and Jerome Jackson who is fighting foreclosure against PNC Bank. This demonstration was held in Ann Arbor on December 1, 2012. (Photo: Abayomi Azikiwe)

Hear from Jorge Parra, President of the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-workers of GM Colmotores (Asotrecol), who recently ended a 72-day hunger strike to draw attention to GM’s abuses of workers in Colombia

Moratorium Now!/ MECAWI weekly meeting

7:00 PM, Monday, February 25

5920 Second Ave., Detroit, 48202

We also will have updates on the anti-foreclosure struggle, fighting the banks for causing Detroit’s so-called financial crisis, and other struggles.

For more info on the Colombian workers struggle, please call 216-534-6435.

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