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Chicago Marches for Justice on Mayday 2011

Presente!From the newswire: "More than 1,500 people marched from Union Park to Pilsen on Sunday afternoon [May 1st] to mark International Workers Day. The march was organized and led by people from Pilsen, including many young people who are fighting for the rights of their immigrant families and neighbors — just as the original movement that the Haymarket activists helped create 125 years ago struggled for the rights of immigrant workers and their communities. The call of the day? The people are the movement — and the movement wants justice, dignity, economic and social equity, and the freedom to live unmolested by state, economic or social oppression." Read more / See Photos

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