Tagged May Day


Seattle Times: Activists hold May Day ‘pop-up’ block party in Seattle to protest youth incarceration

The May Day event included hip-hop performances, food, live-painting and speakers MAY 2, 2017 – May Day marches, rallies and even “pop-up parties” to celebrate worker’s rights, and to protest issues such as war and mass incarceration took place all across America yesterday. Neal Morton of The Seattle Times has a cool piece up about…

JTMP Recognizes International Worker’s Day and Worker’s Rights

MAY 1, 2013 – JTMP recognizes and honors May Day, or International Worker's Daya holiday dedicated to workers and their rights, and unions. JTMP believes we need to raise the minimum wage and strengthen unions. We urge all our supporters to get out to the streets and let your voice be heard, and fight for worker's rights. Try to find events in your local area! If you are in New York, check out the awesome stuff going on with Occupy Wall Street Music Group, for they have several events and are marching with the Guitarmy for worker's rights. Click READ MORE for a schedule of events in New York, and websites for more info.

Photographer catches May Day in black and white photography

MAY 10, 2012 – Photographer Amara Betty Martin was up in New York for the recent May Day march, and she caught so many scenes of the day in rich black and white photography, freezing a moment in life and preserving it, while at the same time making a piece of art out of these moments in history. Below is one of her pictures of an activist musician drumming, his drumming frozen in time, his energy bottled. 

You can check out more of Amara's pictures at her Facebook page.

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