Posted on May 2, 2016

Donald Trump Became a Unifying Force on May Day in Downtown L.A.

Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2016

Thousands of people took to the streets in the annual May Day marches in downtown Los Angeles and Boyle Heights on Sunday to advocate for immigration reform, police accountability and an end to racism.

The diverse array of protesters shared one thing in common: all were offended by something Donald Trump had said. The Republican presidential candidate literally loomed over one of the rallies in the form of a giant balloon effigy carrying a Ku Klux Klan hood.


Even small children were shouting anti-Trump slogans as protesters assembled in two groups in downtown Los Angeles at noon. {snip}