Bristol May Day

Three talks by BRHG at the The Trades Union Councils' May Day Rally

The Haymarket, Chicago and Mayday On the evening of Tuesday May 4th 1886 near the Haymarket, Chicago, armed police attempted to violently disperse a few hundred members of a peaceful demonstration called to protest about the police killing of striking workers. As the police moved against the crowd a bomb was thrown by an unknown person wounding several of their number. In the ensuing chaos the police opened fire slaughtering demonstrators and police alike. In the days following the incident […]

Parsons And Travern

Miscellaneous 2012
Casa Aztlan, 1831 S. Racine, Pilsen, Chicago Accessible by Pink Line 18th Street stop and bus route 16/18th St. Members of Bristol Radical History Group will discuss two of their heroes, both with mysterious histories and linked in time and space with Chicago. Lucy Parsons and B Traven may have never met (or did they?), but their influences born in the heat of class war in Chicago and Munich have outlived them and inspire us today. I love Lucy: More dangeous than a thousand rioters An […]