Over 8,000 people joined the Wisconsin May Day March for Immigrant, Worker, and Student Rights.
"Congress is doing nothing; we say: 'no more'! There's deep frustration with a system we no longer feel hears our voices."
In Chicago, the issue of getting the resources kids need is particularly urgent.
The anti-deportation event marked a significant moment in coalition-building for immigrants' rights in Chicago.
"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!"
The California Faculty Association demonstrated in front of the California State University Board of Trustees headquarters.
The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.
"We were planning to stay in jail overnight in defiance against being arrested, unconstitutionally, based on the sound or volume of our voices."
The Kent State shootings are a long-remembered symbol of government gone amok with its power and fear of its own people.
On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.