Photos of the early morning May Day protest at Child Protective Services

on May 1, 2012

Early this morning at the start of day-long series of marches planned for May Day, a group of more than 100 protestors gathered to protest what they call the “patriarchal capitalistic system.”  The group convened on the front steps of the Child Protective Services near Jack London Square as police barricaded the entrance.

After gathering here, many of the protesters moved on to participate in other marches that were planned by several different groups throughout the city.

You can read our complete past coverage of Occupy Oakland here.

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  1. […] May Day protest. Oakland North reporters were on the scene throughout the day, from the morning protests at Child Protection Services, to the nighttime clashes between protesters and […]



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