The cluster of young protesters pinned against the wall of an apartment building on Third Avenue and 12th Street by a line of riot police Sunday seemed more than ready to be arrested. They linked arms and broke into the activist standard "We Shall Overcome" as the cops began cuffing and hauling away their fellow activists who'd been ambushed during an impromptu "snake march" along the sidewalks and streets of the East Village. One woman defiantly whipped out a copy of the Bill of Rights and began reading it loudly to her arresting officers. But when asked what they were protesting, or whether the march had any actual point of destination, one guy shrugged: "I... More >>>
By photo: Jake Price
Cops cracked down on attempts to assemble, arresting 87 in the East Village.