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Photos: Trump’s Inauguration is Met With Jeers, Bricks, and Empty Bleachers

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We’ve all seen the photos: fewer people showed up to see Donald J. Trump’s Presidential Inauguration than expected.

A few blocks from the sparse crowds along the parade route, demonstrators locked arms and shut down security checkpoints. Protesters threw bricks at police vehicles and set fire to a limousine while police shot flash bangs and pepper spray.

Photographers C.S. Muncy and Jessica Lehrman were there for the Voice.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 23, 2017

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