April 1, 2012 12:00 AM
The activists marched from Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park, where they first camped out last September to start a movement that has spread around the world. They were flanked by police officers on scooters and on foot.
The marchers used the pedestrian walkway to cross the bridge. The commemoration ended with a rally in Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza, which wrapped up just as rain started to fall.
Sonia Rincon of 1010 WINS spoke with several of the marchers:
There were no reports of arrests.
One of the marchers, wearing green hospital garb and wheeling an intravenous bag, unfurled a banner saying “Health Care for the 99 percent.” Occupy activists dubbed themselves the “99 percent” opposing the economic inequality represented by the wealthy “1 percent.”
The Brooklyn gathering included a “General Assembly” — as Occupy supporters called their daily meetings in Zuccotti Park, where they discussed various protest topics "
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