“When we all say ‘No’, the system is gonna collapse and they won’t be able to operate without us” Speeches outside the NYC Department of Education as today’s anti-mandate protest gets underway #NewYorkpic.twitter.com/GvrEHojJBc
A man brings out a flag of Australia at the protest, stating “Just like our Australian brothers and sisters, we will take to the streets, and we will shut it down” to cheers from the crowd #NewYorkpic.twitter.com/c7b66uzROd
Police officers and firefighters were clapping, supporting, cheering, fist bumping, and shaking the hands in support of the protest.
A police officer claps for the crowd as protesters march past the Supreme Court of New York. A few court officers shake hands with a protester that came up to thank them #NewYorkpic.twitter.com/KeVRexPEir