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May Day in LA: Arrests at LAX, streets shut down downtown

May Day 2012

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An occupy protestor moves past police on Hill St in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.

May Day 2012

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Immigration activists march in Downtown Los Angeles on May 1st, 2012.

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Nancy Ann Woodruff of Eugene, Ore., welcomes workers from the American Apparel factory to the march at Main and Sixth Streets.

LAX Protest

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Union protesers turned out in force on May Day to object to working conditions at the airport.

LAX Protest

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Police move in to begin to make arrests as activists ignore warnings to disperse on Century and Avion near LAX.

LAX Protest

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Protest leaders plan a sit-in on Century Boulevard and Avion Drive.

May Day Rally LAX

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A man flashes the camera a smile as he's led away in handcuffs. Arrests have begun at a May Day rally centered on LAX International Airport.

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Police stood guard along the parade route.

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Kimberly Dominguez (left) and Yesena Lopez (second from left) are with the Brown Berets, a Chicano activist group. They joined the march with Occupy members at Main and Sixth.

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Juan Ramos of Los Angeles marches at the vanguard of the May Day parade in Downtown Los Angeles.

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May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.

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May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.

May Day 2012

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The scene at LAX as protesters rally for better working conditions.

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May Day protests in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Keith Biele of Los Angeles lays out a large Monopoly board fashioned a s a protest sign at the intersection of Broadway and 6th in Downtown Los Angeles.

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May Day protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to call for immigrants' rights.

May Day 2012

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Occupy protesters at 103rd and S Central making their way to 41st and Central


 

 

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