Brooklyn, NY: On the rainy morning of May Day 2012, Occupy Bushwick hosted a rally in Maria Hernandez Park to kick off a march to Williamsburg. Numbering about 200, including supporters from Occupy Williamsburg, the protesters marched across the Williamsburg Bridge and joined a contingent in Manhattan for a march to Sara D. Roosevelt Park. [...]
Occupy Wall Street’s Immigrant Worker Justice Tour takes hundreds of protesters (and a brass band) through midtown Manhattan, calling out companies and bosses at several sites where immigrant workers’ rights are threatened. When some of the demonstrators take to the street, riot police arrive. But members of the OWS Immigrant Worker Justice Working Group marshall [...]
Labor, Immigrants, Community Organizations and Occupy Wall Street unite for a historic May Day in New York City. Featuring George Martinez of Occupy Wall Street/ Occupy the Hood.
May 1, 2012: After tens of thousands march from Union Square to Wall Street, filling twenty five blocks of the city with people, representatives of unions, immigrant rights groups and the occupy wall street movement address a jubilant crowd. “For all the people who thought we fell asleep this winter, loud and clear, once and [...]
May Day 2012: After the speeches, a representative of the Transit Workers Union disagrees with a member of Occupy Wall Street over how to wrap up the night.