May Day: Live updates from Bay Area protests
Protests started early Monday morning for the international workers’ holiday, and more events are scheduled throughout the day, including a march expected to draw 10,000 people to downtown San Jose. Bay Area News Group reporters and photojournalists are posting updates as the day unfolds.
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Four protesters were arrested in Oakland this morning during #MayDay2017 action mercurynews.com/2017/05/01/mas…Party-like atmosphere at the #MayDay2017 rally in SF, where a brass band is playing (and an energetic cowbell player just showed up) http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-wTxyLW0AQi64N.jpgOur immigrant families are part of San Francisco’s DNA. #SF will always support these families & work to keep them… t.co/hT5PsnBIfzDemonstrators painting intersection of Washington and Sansome for #MayDay2017 in SF ‘#Resist #NoBan #NoWall’ t.co/SNGUZgwdfg”We’re not going to stop resisting,” says Dalia Yedidia, second from left. “We’ll be here all day—we’re shutting it down.” #MayDay2017 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-wLqFLXoAASy8N.jpgAt San Francisco ICE office, activists block driveways where they say detained immigrants are taken away to be deported #MayDay2017 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-wIH_wXsAEs14p.jpg#MayDay2017 rally outside ICE office in San Francisco
//embed.scribblelive.com/js/jwflvplayer/player-licensed.swf”My parents were put in concentration camps during WWII & no one stood up for us…I feel obligated to be here.”—Joyce Nakamura #MayDay2017 http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-wFV-wXYAY4mz7.jpgMassive crowds, road shutdowns expected for historic May Day demonstrations #MayDay2017 bayareane.ws/2oXY5fS http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-vxsYjXgAI21q4.jpgAt #MayDay2017 protest outside the ICE office in San Francisco — about 100 people chanting and painting street http://pbs.twimg.com/media/C-wC7hRWsAIvAD3.jpg