Dawson was part of a group that crossed police lines and sat down in protest. The actress was included in a group of about of 100 people, most of whom were for crowding or obstructing. At this time, it remains unclear what Dawson's particular charge is.
The actresses' particular group was protesting the corruption of big money in politics, which fits in line with her outspoken support of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
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