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One Year Later, Occupy Wall Street's Rallying Cry Still Resonates

One Year Later, Occupy Wall Street’s Rallying Cry Still Resonates

by Imara Jones on September 17 2012, 9:55AM

One-year on from its beginning, progressives owe Occupy Wall Street a debt of gratitude. But there’s plenty of work left to do.

Topics: #Occupy, Economic Justice

Indy Rapper Brother Ali's #Occupation in Black Minneapolis

Indy Rapper Brother Ali’s #Occupation in Black Minneapolis

by Jamilah King on June 28 2012, 9:57AM

Brother Ali hasn’t always seen his work as political commentary. But ahead of his third studio album and a new political consciousness, all of that has changed when he got arrested while occupying a foreclosed home.

Topics: #Occupy, Arts & Culture

What Fires Young Progressives' Activism? A New Study Asks Them

What Fires Young Progressives’ Activism? A New Study Asks Them

by Rinku Sen on May 24 2012, 9:49AM

In one of the first studies involving Occupy participants, the Applied Research Center gathered young activists from multiple movements in focus groups to ask, What propels you to the political frontline?

Topics: #Occupy, Politics, Movement, Schools & Youth, Youth and Race

How is Occupy Los Angeles Working With Communities of Color? [Reader Forum]

How is Occupy Los Angeles Working With Communities of Color? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on May 7 2012, 9:09AM

Colorlines.com readers talk about how immigrant rights groups and Occupy Los Angeles came together on May Day.

Topics: #Occupy

Where's the Color in the Occupy Movement? Wherever We Put It

Where’s the Color in the Occupy Movement? Wherever We Put It

by David Zlutnick, Rinku Sen, Yvonne Yen Liu on May 1 2012, 10:00AM

On a day when the world celebrates the rights of everyday workers, we sat down with activists of color to talk about Occupy Wall Street.

Topics: #Occupy, Politics

How Are Racial Justice Activists Making Occupy Work For Everyone? [Video] Play

How Are Racial Justice Activists Making Occupy Work For Everyone? [Video]

by David Zlutnick on March 13 2012, 10:26AM

As spring comes, the world prepares for the Occupy movement to once again fill the headlines. Colorlines.com talks with Occupy Wall Street organizers who have sought to keep race in the movement’s conversation.

Topics: #Occupy, Economy

Year of the Dragon is Year of the 99%:  Mamas & Kids Tell Banks, 'Timeout! You better share!'

Year of the Dragon is Year of the 99%: Mamas & Kids Tell Banks, ‘Timeout! You better share!’

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 6:41PM

In the New Year, the Colorful Mamas of the 99% demand that our corporations, our laws, and our government put people before profit.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

2012 Rose Parade Ends with 5,000 Occupy Protesters

2012 Rose Parade Ends with 5,000 Occupy Protesters

by Jorge Rivas on January 2 2012, 7:00PM

An estimated 5,000 Occupy Los Angeles demonstrators marched down the parade route.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Celebrate Love, /NOW

Occupy Our Homes' Day of Action Sees Progress in Oakland, Seattle

Occupy Our Homes’ Day of Action Sees Progress in Oakland, Seattle

by Jorge Rivas on December 7 2011, 3:33PM

Several banks came to the negotiating table with home occupiers in West Oakland, Seattle and San Jose, according to protesters.

Topics: #Occupy, Economy

Occupy Oakland's Pancho Stierle Released Pending Deportation Hearing

Occupy Oakland’s Pancho Stierle Released Pending Deportation Hearing

by Jorge Rivas on November 18 2011, 1:08PM

Meanwhile, he’s criticized the city for closing schools and spending millions to fight Occupy protesters.

Topics: #Occupy

Peaceful Occupy Oakland Protester Faces Deportation

Peaceful Occupy Oakland Protester Faces Deportation

by Jorge Rivas on November 16 2011, 3:56PM

Francisco “Pancho” Ramos Stierle was arrested on Monday while meditating outside of Oakland’s City Hall.

Topics: #Occupy

5 Occuprint Posters Tell the Tale of Global Solidarity for 99 Percent

5 Occuprint Posters Tell the Tale of Global Solidarity for 99 Percent

by Hatty Lee on November 15 2011, 10:00AM

From Brooklyn to Indonesia, artists have have helped articulate a deeply personal political narrative.

Topics: #Occupy

More Anger Toward Jean Quan After Night of Violence at Occupy Oakland

More Anger Toward Jean Quan After Night of Violence at Occupy Oakland

by Jorge Rivas on November 3 2011, 3:01PM

The city’s first Asian-American mayor is being roundly criticized by protesters and police officers alike for her wavering stance.

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Occupy Oakland Plans for General Strike, Occupation of Foreclosed Homes

Occupy Oakland Plans for General Strike, Occupation of Foreclosed Homes

by Jorge Rivas on November 1 2011, 2:45PM

Occupy Oakland organizers hope to make history again by shutting down the city: the last general strike in the U.S. was in Oakland in 1946.

Topics: #Occupy

Forget Diversity, It's About

Forget Diversity, It’s About “Occupying” Racial Inequity

by Rinku Sen on November 1 2011, 9:47AM

The Occupy movement is clearly unifying, and centralizing racial equity will help to sustain that unity. This won’t happen accidentally or automatically. It’ll take more of the difficult work that’s already underway in several local movements.

Topics: #Occupy, Politics, Movement

The Police Raid on Occupy Oakland Was Nothing New for This City

The Police Raid on Occupy Oakland Was Nothing New for This City

by Ali Winston on October 28 2011, 10:25AM

This week’s chaos was the latest in at least two years of violent responses to public protest—and a long string of violence against suspects in black neighborhoods.

Topics: #Occupy, Criminal Justice

Occupy Oakland Faces a Troubled Police Dept.--and Historic Mayor

Occupy Oakland Faces a Troubled Police Dept.—and Historic Mayor

by Roberto Lovato on October 26 2011, 9:31AM

Oakland’s first Asian-American mayor, Jean Quan, has authorized violent police raids on the Occupy Oakland encampment. For many protestors of color, the move raised questions about the face—and complexion—of the power they’re fighting.

Topics: #Occupy, Politics

Riot Police Raid Occupy Oakland, Arrest 85

Riot Police Raid Occupy Oakland, Arrest 85

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2011, 3:32PM

The occupation had been one of the largest 99 percent protests in the country.

Topics: Politics

(Un)occupy Albuquerque Connects Corporate Greed to Fight for Native Land

(Un)occupy Albuquerque Connects Corporate Greed to Fight for Native Land

by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2011, 11:54AM

For New Mexico’s indigenous people, ‘Occupy’ means 500 years of forced occupation of their lands, according to activists.

Topics: #Occupy

Occupying, Organizing and the Movements That Demand Both

Occupying, Organizing and the Movements That Demand Both

by Rinku Sen on October 19 2011, 10:23AM

It’s unlikely that anyone knows how to predict when “movement moments” will strike. But the question is how we make the most of them when they come, because you never know how close you are to freedom.

Topics: #Occupy, Movement

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