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Occupy Activists Fan Out Across to Mark May Day : Slideshow

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

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Chris Guerra, 27, artist and leader of OWS black knights on corner of 6th Ave and 42nd Street. (Brigid Bergin/WNYC)

 

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Police gather at Bryant Park
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Protesters gather midday in Bryant Park.
Marni Halasa, 46, the unofficial freedom fairy of Occupy Wall Street advocates for more bank regulation.

Marni Halasa, 46, the unofficial freedom fairy of Occupy Wall Street advocates for more bank regulation. She's also very popular with photographers. She says it took her 3-1/2 hours to prepare for the rally in Bryant Park.

"If the 99 percent thinks social mobility exists for them, they are going to be disappointed," she said. "Social mobility has come to a grinding halt. Younger people don't realize that."

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Protesters set up signs at Bryant Park.
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Protesters from Brooklyn cross the Williamsburg Bridge.
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Police and protesters on the Williamsburg Bridge.
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Protesters gather near the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn.
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A skateboarder leadesr the way as protesters crossing the Williamsburg Bridge arrive in Manhattan.
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Marchers stop near Chrystie and E. Houston.
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OWS takes some time to do yoga during the May Day protests.
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Several protesters dressed in black rushed into the street and were detained.

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