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Sat Apr 27 2002
Resistance, Labor, Spring: May Day week in SF
May Day in SF Kicks Off
4/30: People's Park, a flashpoint in the Free Speech struggle of the 1960s, celebrated its 33rd anniversary on 4/28, with music, speakers and speeches. Video 1 | 2

4/28: A raucous and celebratory critical mass helped kick off Mayday in SF on 4/26, as hundreds of bicyclists occupied intersections, almost stormed the Bay Bridge, and demonstrated outside Abercrombie & Fitch -Report | Photos. Local spoken word and hip hop at Arise! brought people to downtown Oakland as well - Video

aberfitch.jpgMay Day, both International Worker’s Day and pagan rites of spring, is frequently associated with the Haymarket Martyrs, a group of five anarchists who were sentenced to death after wrongfully being found “guilty” of planting a bomb in Haymarket Square during a labor rally on May 1, 1887.

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