BY Ikaika Cox | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/17/14
Students and international solidarity activists held a protest, May 15, to mark the 66th anniversary of Al Nakba.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 5/14/14
The May 13 election of Ras J. Baraka as mayor of Newark is nationwide news, like the 1970 election of Kenneth Gibson. It arouses many expectations.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/08/14
Several dozen Milwaukee activists attended the May 3 event “Celebrate May Day with Freedom Road Socialist Organization, A Conversation on the Year in People’s Movements and the Struggle for Socialism” to discuss the importance of International Workers Day and the fight for socialism.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 5/04/14
On May 1, Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV), the authors of the Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits to the to the long-term jobless, told the House leadership to allow a vote on proposed extension.
BY Jonathan Waring | Gainesville, FL | 5/04/14
About 40 people gathered at the Civic Media Center, May 1, to support fired members of the Citizen’s Co-Op Workers Union and celebrate International Workers’ Day with BBQ and live music.
BY Derek Clark | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/04/14
Six speakers, along with about 40 workers, activists and community members, gathered for a panel discussion to recognize International Workers' Day, May 1.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/02/14
On the afternoon of May 1, a powerful May Day march, organized by the Southern California Immigration Coalition (SCIC), took place in the heart of downtown as many garment workers were leaving work.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 5/02/14
On May 1, more than 1000 people marched for immigrant rights through the Chicano, Mexicano and Asian neighborhoods of the east side of San José.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 5/01/14
About 50 people waving flags and banners gathered at the Torch of Friendship, May 1, to celebrate International Workers Day. Members of various South Florida progressive, socialist and anarchist organizations joined together for this event, which included speeches and a brief march down busy Biscayne Boulevard.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/28/14
150 people attended the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's (SCLC) annual “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner” on April 26.