April 25, 2017

History of May Day: Educational Series

The actions planned for May Day 2017 follow in a rich tradition of struggle by workers and oppressed people that mark May 1 since the day was first commemorated. See below for a series prepared by the Political Education Working Group of the Triangle People’s Assembly documenting some of that history.

May Day Infographic

The History and Significance of May Day & How Immigrant Workers Brought It Back

The Haymarket Riots on May Day in 1886 Wins the 8 Hour Day!

A Tribute to Ella Mae Wiggins, Textile Worker