BoingBoing reader Kennedy says,
Here's a first-person account of the DayWithoutAnImmigrant protest in Tampa, FL, from my friend Cal. He's a local newspaper columnist, and he is half Asian. Most of my friends who went out were not immigrants, but citizens who went to show solidarity. Those who were immigrants were in fact hassled for being legal.Link
Related BoingBoing posts about the May 1 marches: Los Angeles part 1, New York City, San Francisco, Tijuana, Portland, Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles part 2, Los Angeles part 3. An update on reports that police used excessive force on protesters in MacArthur park is here.
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