East Los Angeles College Rally and Protest for Hillary Clinton

Yesterday I was given credentials to shoot the Hillary Clinton rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, equal pay for women, and opposing Donald Trump. There were a few protesters who interrupted her and were escorted out by police.

Outside the event pro-Sanders/anti-Clinton protesters marched to the college and stood above the walkway that everyone who attended the event had to exit though. The protest was tense at points, but remained peaceful. Eventually police in riot helmets slowly cleared everyone out of the area.

Anyway, this has been a new blog post because I’m still just working for my portfolio and not for money. I’ll have a video up of the rally and protest by tomorrow morning.

An energetic crowd holding signs that read "Fighting for Us", stands on a stage behind the podium where Hillary Clinton is going to speak at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

An energetic crowd holding signs that read “Fighting for Us”, stands on a stage behind the podium where Hillary Clinton is going to speak at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

A mariachi band plays before speeches are given by politicians to introduce Hillary Clinton.

A mariachi band plays before speeches are given by politicians to introduce Hillary Clinton. May 5, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduces Hillary Clinton at East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduces Hillary Clinton at East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduces Hillary Clinton at East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti introduces Hillary Clinton at East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton gives a speech at her campaign rally at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

Hillary Clinton gives a speech at her campaign rally at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton at her rally at East Los Angeles College. She spoke about immigration, raising the minimum wage, and equal pay for women. May 5, 2016

Protesters who lined up along the exit of the gymnasium at East Los Angeles College where Hillary Clinton supporters have to walk through. May 5, 2016

Protesters who lined up along the exit of the gymnasium at East Los Angeles College where Hillary Clinton supporters have to walk through. May 5, 2016

Protesters chant and yell at Clinton supporters as they leave the event. May 5, 2016

Protesters chant and yell at Clinton supporters as they leave the event. May 5, 2016

One protester wear traditional native dress while using a megaphone to yell at Clinton supporters outside East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

One protester wear traditional native dress while using a megaphone to yell at Clinton supporters outside East Los Angeles College. May 5, 2016

Protesters standing over the walkway to exit the Hillary Clinton rally. May 5, 2016

Protesters standing over the walkway to exit the Hillary Clinton rally. May 5, 2016

Some Clinton supporters attempt to engage the anti-Clinton protesters as they leave the event held at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

Some Clinton supporters attempted to engage the anti-Clinton protesters as they left the event held at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

Things were tense between some Clinton supporters and protesters with attendees and police having to separate some heated arguments.

Things were tense between some Clinton supporters and protesters with attendees and police having to separate some heated arguments.

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Protesters hold a Mexican and an American flag that people leaving the event at East Los Angeles College had to pass under. May 5, 2016

Protesters hold a Mexican and an American flag that people leaving the event at East Los Angeles College had to pass under. May 5, 2016

A protesters holds a $5 bill over people leaving the Clinton event, telling them to take it to buy their vote. May 5, 2016

A protesters holds a $5 bill over people leaving the Clinton event, telling them to take it to buy their vote. May 5, 2016

A man holds a Latinos for Hillary sign as he walks through the line of protesters outside of the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

A man holds a Latinos for Hillary sign as he walks through the line of protesters outside of the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

More Clinton supporters walk through the protesters as they are leaving the rally at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

More Clinton supporters walk through the protesters as they are leaving the rally at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

A Los Angeles County officer wearing a helmet with a face shield walks above the walkway while he tries to clear people out of it. May 5, 2016

A Los Angeles County officer wearing a helmet with a face shield walks above the walkway while he tries to clear people out of it. May 5, 2016

More police come in to clear the walkway outside the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

More police come in to clear the walkway outside the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College on May 5, 2016.

Mounted police wait in the parking lot outside of East Los Angeles College for protesters and attendees to leave. May 5, 2016

Mounted police wait in the parking lot outside of East Los Angeles College for protesters and attendees to leave. May 5, 2016

Police in riot helmets clear the protest after the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College was over. May 5, 2016

Police in riot helmets clear the protest after the Clinton event at East Los Angeles College was over. May 5, 2016

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