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Over 500 March in Fresno for Immigrant Rights
by Mike Rhodes ( MikeRhodes [at] Comcast.net )
Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
A march in support of Immigrant Rights was held in downtown Fresno today. The march, which called for fair and humane immigration reform, was attended by over 500 immigration rights activists and their allies. The marchers went from the Free Speech area at the Fulton Mall to Fresno Street, down R street, and back to the mall for a rally. This Labor Day march was organized by a coalition of immigration rights groups.
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§Children Led the March
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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The march was led by a group of flag waving children. All photos by Mike Rhodes.
§The March was held in Downtown Fresno
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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§Peace and Freedom Party
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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Several community groups participated in the march. In addition to the Peace and Freedom Party (pictured above), Peace Fresno, the National Action Network, and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom carried banners in the march.
§Legalization Now!
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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§Aztec Dancers
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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Aztec dancers performed both before and after the march. The dancers are performing at the Free Speech area on the Fulton mall before a crowd of approximately 500 people.
§Crowd shot
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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These people are watching the Aztec dancers.
§Final shot
by Mike Rhodes Monday Sep 4th, 2006 8:13 PM
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