Look | Protesters Take to City Streets

Two days after the encampment that sparked the global Occupy movement was cleared by authorities, demonstrators blocked traffic into New York's financial district on Thursday and promised mass gatherings in other cities.

Mounted police officers outside the New York Stock Exchange the morning of the so-called day of action.
Mounted police officers outside the New York Stock Exchange the morning of the so-called day of action. ( Ilya Marritz/WNYC )
Demonstrators sit in protest in the Financial District.
Demonstrators sit in protest in the Financial District. ( Brigid Bergin/WNYC )
A protester is arrested near Wall Street and Exchange Place.
A protester is arrested near Wall Street and Exchange Place. ( Ilya Marritz/WNYC )
Arrested protesters in the Financial District
Arrested protesters in the Financial District ( Ilya Marritz/WNYC )
A protester bleeding from the head
A protester bleeding from the head ( Ilya Marritz/WNYC )
Protesters attempting to enter near Wall Street
Protesters attempting to enter near Wall Street ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Police inspecting IDs of all people entering Wall Street.
Police inspecting IDs of all people entering Wall Street. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protester stomps on knocked down barricades around Zuccotti Park.
Protester stomps on knocked down barricades around Zuccotti Park. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Police outside of Zuccotti Park on November 17.
Police outside of Zuccotti Park on November 17. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
A protester at Zuccotti Park
A protester at Zuccotti Park ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protesters and police in the Financial District
Protesters and police in the Financial District ( Brigid Bergin/WNYC )
Protesters meeting at Borough Hall before heading into the subway system.
Protesters meeting at Borough Hall before heading into the subway system. ( Arun Venugopal )
Protesters at the northern end of Union Square.
Protesters at the northern end of Union Square. ( Jim O'Grady )
Demonstrators gather in Union Square.
Demonstrators gather in Union Square. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Office workers show support for protesters.
Office workers show support for protesters. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Barriers locked together with handcuffs and an American flag at Zuccotti Park.
Barriers locked together with handcuffs and an American flag at Zuccotti Park. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Officers blocking traffic as protesters head toward Union Square.
Officers blocking traffic as protesters head toward Union Square. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protesters marching through Soho.
Protesters marching through Soho. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protesters, many carrying signs, march toward Union Square.
Protesters, many carrying signs, march toward Union Square. ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Protesters took the subways, in this case the 4 line, to get to Brooklyn Bridge.
Protesters took the subways, in this case the 4 line, to get to Brooklyn Bridge. ( Arun Venugopal )
Foley Square packed with protesters on the 2 month anniversary of the anti-Wall Street protests.
Foley Square packed with protesters on the 2 month anniversary of the anti-Wall Street protests. ( Stephen Nessen )
Protesters arrive at the Brooklyn Bridge
Protesters arrive at the Brooklyn Bridge ( Stephen Nessen/WNYC )
Occupy Wall Street slogans projected on a building near Centre Street.
Occupy Wall Street slogans projected on a building near Centre Street. ( Kathleen Horan )
Protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as slogans are projected against nearby buildings.
Protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as slogans are projected against nearby buildings. ( Jim O'Grady )
99% projected on the Verizon building on the 2 month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
99% projected on the Verizon building on the 2 month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. ( Stephen Nessen )
Occupy Wall Street protester on the Brooklyn Bridge
Occupy Wall Street protester on the Brooklyn Bridge ( Stephen Nessen )
Electric candles placed along the Brooklyn Bridge
Electric candles placed along the Brooklyn Bridge ( Stephen Nessen )
Occupy Wall Street protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as some cars honk in support.
Occupy Wall Street protesters crossing the Brooklyn Bridge as some cars honk in support. ( Stephen Nessen )
An Occupy Wall Street protester with a message for the NYPD.
An Occupy Wall Street protester with a message for the NYPD. ( Stephen Nessen )
Members of 1199 SEIU worked with police to help make a clear path to the Brooklyn Bridge.
Members of 1199 SEIU worked with police to help make a clear path to the Brooklyn Bridge. ( Stephen Nessen )
Occupy Wall Street protesters in Brooklyn War Memorial Park.
Occupy Wall Street protesters in Brooklyn War Memorial Park. ( Stephen Nessen )
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