LES Protests Trump’s Family Separation Policy with Banner Above FDR

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 at 5:07 am by

Lower East Side activists unfurled a banner early yesterday morning protesting ongoing family separations happening at the border. The message is a play on First Lady Melania Trump’s controversial jacket faux pas last week, reading “Yes we care … Do U?,” and hung from the FDR pedestrian bridge at Delancey Street.

This is a popular spot for protestors to make a high-profile statement, given the number of motorists passing beneath the span every hour.

Meanwhile, the multipurpose Eche Verde store at 162 Allen Street has a statement of its own in protest of ICE (immigration and customs enforcement).

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