Black Groups Lead Boycott of News


Fifth Estate # 78, May 1-14, 1969

Pig-paper reporters don’t wear blue uniforms.

Black Students Protest


Fifth Estate # 76, April 3-16, 1969

Black high school students escalated their Spring Offensive March 26 in a city-wide demonstration at the School Center Building, headquarters of the Detroit Board of Education.

Women’s Liberation


Fifth Estate # 74, March 5-19, 1969

Joyce recently had a baby. She had tried to obtain birth control pills, but couldn’t because of rules which said she had to be married to get a prescription from Planned Parenthood. After discovering that she was pregnant, she attempted …

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Unrest at Mackenzie


Fifth Estate # 71, January 23-February 5, 1969

Mackenzie High School, located on Wyoming and Chicago, has been the scene of picketing, walkouts and militant assemblies since the beginning of the fall semester in September. The cause of the conflict, as in many Detroit inner-city schools, has been …

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

“I believe that if we had and would keep our dirty, bloody, dollar-crooked fingers out of the business of these nations so full of depressed, exploited people, they will arrive at a solution of their own.” —General David M. Shoupe, …

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Fall Offensive: Detroit


Fifth Estate # 90, October 16-29, 1969

The Fall Offensive has now been launched on a scale more massive than anyone anticipated with the strikes, rallies, marches, and other activities that swept Detroit and the entire country on Oct. 15. These are however, only a prelude to …

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Fall Offensive


Fifth Estate # 88, September 18-October 1, 1969

For the past year, everyone has been trying to play down the war in Vietnam. According to President Nixon, the war is almost over. Twenty-five thousand troops have been withdrawn, leaving only 475,000 American soldiers in the rice paddies and …

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Art for the People


Fifth Estate # 85, August 7-20, 1969

The factories of Detroit are the guts of the city. They are a central, common reality in the lives of Detroit people, whether people are working a 10-hour day on the line or just watching from their office windows as …

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The Anarchist Revolution

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Fifth Estate # 84, July 24-August 6, 1969

Murray Bookchin is the editor of Anarchos magazine, a periodically appearing journal of anarchist thought published in New York City. Copies of his magazine and other writings are available from Anarchos, P.O. Box 466, Peter Stuyvesant Station, N.Y., N.Y. 10009 …

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WSU Black Workers Move


Fifth Estate # 84, July 24-August 6, 1969

The League of Revolutionary Black Workers has moved onto the Wayne State University Campus. In a move to combat racism in employment and bad working conditions, members of the League have organized a group of thirty to forty black secretaries …

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