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DC's Mayday march winds from Malcolm X Park to White House

On Saturday, May 1, DC's annual Mayday march began at its traditional Malcolm X Park gathering point and marched to the White House, ending on H st due to the fence still blocking off most of Lafayette Square. It was the 2013 iteration of this same march that so famously stormed the GOP over the Rana Plaza sweatshop building collapse in Bangladesh.

Video-the 2021 Mayday march in DC

Movimiento Cosecha holds massive "Papers, Not Crumbs" march

On Mayday, May 1, Biden's 101st day in office, Movimiento Cosecha marched between and rallied at Black Lives Matter Plaza(focussed on the White House), ICE headquarters, and the Washington Monument. Undocumented migrants travelled by bus from as long as 12 hours away to take part in this protest demanding citizenship.

Video-Alejandro Alvarez's video of the march leaving ICE HQ from above 1 min 7 sec

Deporter in Chief Biden (photo by Julio Ricardo Varala)

Movimiento Cosecha blockades car access to White House over 100 days inaction on migrant rights

In his first 100 days in office, Biden has taken only one substantiative action to reverse Trump's racist immigration policies: stopping wall construction. Children are still being held in cages and deportations are accelerating. In response, on April 30(Biden's 100th day), Movimiento Cosecha blocked the main car access to the White House for over 6 hours before absorbing 33 reported arrests.

Video: setting up the blockade in the White House driveway 31 sec

Still from Movimiento Cosecha video

The Shortwave Report 04/30/21 Listen Globally!

This week's show features stories from Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio.http://www.outfarpress.com/swr210430.mp3   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} http://www.audioport.org/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=904&nav=&)        From GERMANY- Some German politicians were a

Protesters march for police abolition in wake of Chauvin verdict

On the 24th of April, Black Lives Matter protesters took to the streets nationally to demand that police departments and policing be abolished. It's not enough to convict a single cop for murder when more mostly young Black and Brown people are being shot and otherwise killed by cops every day. One of these protests was in DC, and during this protest it was pointed out that 1 in 3 Black people killed by a stranger is killed by a cop.

Video-cops in Blue Lives Matter masks block Metrobus 57 sec

The march ready to set out

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