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

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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 a ‘pop-up’ block party at the King County Juvenile Detention Center in Seattle, featuring rap artist Byploar. “We’re not for prisons at all. We need to invest that money into our communities. I’m saying there are other avenues. Prisons aren’t the answer,” Bypolar told ST. Read more at The Seattle Times HERE, or click the link below.

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/activists-plan-may-day-pop-up-block-party-in-seattle-to-protest-youth-incarceration/

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