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May Day protests: Photos of the 2017 NYC demonstrations

Manhattan's parks were filled with May Day demonstrators on Monday.

Rallies in support of immigrant workers were being held in Union Square Park, Washington Square Park and Foley Square throughout the day.

The Foley Square demonstration featured a slew of speakers, including Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Public Advocate Letitia James and city Comptroller Scott Stringer.

Scroll through to see photos from the demonstrations.

May Day protesters gather in Foley Square in
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May Day protesters gather in Foley Square in Manhattan on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Mayor Bill de Blasio with a man at
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Mayor Bill de Blasio with a man at the May Day rally in Foley Square in Manhattan on Monday, May 1, 2017.

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito speaks to the
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City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito speaks to the crowd in Foley Square in Manhattan during a May Day rally on Monday, May 1, 2017.

May Day demonstrators gather at Manhattan's Foley Square
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May Day demonstrators gather at Manhattan's Foley Square on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Alex Evis, with his 6-year-old daughter Bronwen Evis,
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Alex Evis, with his 6-year-old daughter Bronwen Evis, take part in the May Day rally in Foley Square in Manhattan on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Demonstrators gather in Foley Square in Manhattan for
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Demonstrators gather in Foley Square in Manhattan for a May Day event on Monday, May 1, 2017.

People gather in Union Square Park for May
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People gather in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on Monday, May 1, 2017. May Day, also called International Workers' Day, dates to 1886 when about 300,000 workers across the country walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions.

May Day demonstrators in Manhattan's Foley Square on
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May Day demonstrators in Manhattan's Foley Square on Monday, May 1, 2017.

People gather in Union Square Park for May
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

People gather in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on Monday, May 1, 2017. May Day, also called International Workers' Day, dates to 1886 when about 300,000 workers across the country walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions.

Angelica Martes, 67, attends a May Day rally
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Angelica Martes, 67, attends a May Day rally in Foley Square in Manhattan on May 1, 2017.

May Day demonstrators rally in Union Square on
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May Day demonstrators rally in Union Square on May 1, 2017.

People gather in Union Square Park to support
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People gather in Union Square Park to support a May Day rally in Manhattan on May 1, 2017. May Day, or International Workers' Day, is observed all over the world on May 1 to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers and the fight for labor rights.

People gather in Union Square Park for May
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

People gather in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on Monday, May 1, 2017. May Day, also called International Workers' Day, dates to 1886 when about 300,000 workers across the country walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions.

People gather in Union Square Park for May
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

People gather in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on Monday, May 1, 2017. May Day, also called International Workers' Day, dates to 1886 when about 300,000 workers across the country walked off their jobs to demand better working conditions.

Manhattanites Susan Cole, 73, and Denise Martin, 76,
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Manhattanites Susan Cole, 73, and Denise Martin, 76, attend a May Day rally in Foley Square on May 1, 2017.

May Day protesters in Manhattan's Foley Square on
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May Day protesters in Manhattan's Foley Square on Monday, May 1, 2017.

May Day demonstrators gather in Manhattan's Union Square
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May Day demonstrators gather in Manhattan's Union Square Park on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Counter-protestors, who identified themselves as
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Counter-protestors, who identified themselves as "anti-communist and anti-socialist" and supporters of President Donald Trump, gesture and shout across the street toward May Day demonstrators in Union Square on May 1, 2017.

A protester is arrested as he marches with
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A protester is arrested as he marches with others from Manhattan's Union Square Park during a May Day rally on May 1, 2017.

A protester is arrested as a group tries
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A protester is arrested as a group tries to march from a May Day rally in Manhattan's Union Square Park on May 1, 2017.

May Day demonstrators scuffle with counter-protesters, who defined
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May Day demonstrators scuffle with counter-protesters, who defined themselves as "anti-communist and anti-socialist" and supporters of President Donald Trump, during a May Day rally in Manhattan's Union Square Park on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Counter-protesters, who described themselves as
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Counter-protesters, who described themselves as "anti-communist and anti-socialist," and supporters of President Donald Trump scuffle with May Day demonstrators in Manhattan's Union Square Park on Monday, May 1, 2017.

A supporter of President Donald Trump joins a
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A supporter of President Donald Trump joins a May Day rally in Union Square Park on May 1, 2017.

President Trump supporters shout at adversaries gathered in
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President Trump supporters shout at adversaries gathered in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on May 1, 2017.

People gather in Union Square Park for May
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

People gather in Union Square Park for May Day demonstrations on May 1, 2017.

Demonstrators scuffle with a counter-protester, whom they accused
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Demonstrators scuffle with a counter-protester, whom they accused of making racist comments, during a May Day rally in Union Square Park on Monday, May 1, 2017.

A man holds a sign during a May
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A man holds a sign during a May Day demonstration in Washington Square Park on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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