[Photos] This Is What Oakland Looks Like A Week After Mayday

Oakland, California

The following photos were taken along the march route of May Day’s 7pm Anti-Capitalist march in Solidarity with the Baltimore Intifada and Freddie Gray. Bay Area Intifada has chosen to leave out any rundown or critique of the days events, as any critique would be as predictable as the day itself.

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Violence Erupts in Baltimore After Suspected White Supremacists Provoke Peaceful Protesters

Screen Shot 2015-04-27 at 8.48.41 AMOriginally Posted in Melanoidnation

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts after they were provoked by suspected white supremacist sports spectators who were in the area for a baseball game.

Racial tensions  are already high over the death of an innocent,unarmed Black man named Freddie Gray. Gray died April 19 after suffering a fatal spinal injury while in police custody. Authorities have not explained how or when Gray’s spine was injured. Police have said Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested before he was put inside a police transport van handcuffed and without a seat belt, a violation of the department’s policy.

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