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May day in San Francisco 2010
by Charles Slay (slaycslay [at] aol.com)
Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
In one of the largest protest gatherings in recent San Francisco history, several thousand people marched down mission street to the Civic center to protest the recent Arizona legislation directed at un-documented immigrants. May Day, being the traditional labor day, many unions also came out to celebrate the workers holiday and spotlight other issues. The laborer's Union led the march.
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§Rally
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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A rally was held first at the 24th and Mission Plaza.
§Jan Brewer
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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Anger was directed at Arizona governor Jan Brewer for signing SB 1070
§ILWU
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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The Inernational longshore and Warehouse Union' ILWU marched in solidarity with the Boron miners locked out by Rio Tito Mining Co. http://boraxminers.com
§Day Laborers
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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§Protester
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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§Flag
by Charles Slay Sunday May 2nd, 2010 6:49 PM
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Much of the concern over SB 1070 concerns racial profiling.