Occupy Wall Street

The international movement that sparked Twitter’s #99% handle demanding economic responsibility from big bankers celebrated a milestone on Monday. On September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall…

We might have 99 problems, but the 1-percenters aren’t one. At least according to multi-millionaire business mogul and part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Shawn ‘Jay-Z’…

Despite the blows for Occupy Wall Street protestors, Russell Simmons and his industry counterpart Jay Zthink they can either profit from or influence the movement one way or another. The two are talking about a concert. “We are definitely discussing [a concert,]” Simmons told Billboard.biz. “We’re definitely looking to make a huge impact. We’re actively working for permits. We’ll […]

Jay-Z is continuing to get criticism for his “Occupy All Streets” t-shirts that will not monetarily benefit the Occupy Wall Street movement. As previously reported, Jay-Z was spotted in the t-shirt that quickly became popular and sold out online for $22 a piece. Following that however, Rocawear released a statement saying that proceeds will not […]

via mashable.com The Faculty Association at the University of California, Davis, is calling for the resignation of chancellor Linda Katehi after a YouTube video surfaced showing police pepper spraying passive Occupy Wall Street protesters. “The Chancellor’s authorization of the use of police force to suppress the protests by students and community members speaking out on […]

Seattle photographer Joshua Trujillo captured what may become the defining image of this week of Occupy unrest — an elderly woman being led away from the mayhem, her face covered with pepper spray. A pregnant woman and a priest were also hit with pepper spray during a march on Tuesday night. You see more photos of the confrontation at […]

Amid a growing amount of criticism and charges of corporate greed, Jay-Z and Rocawear have stopped selling their “Occupy All Streets” t-shirts. We told you earlier that Jay-Z’s Rocawear company planned to cash in on the whole Occupy Wall Street protest by selling a line of t-shirts reading “Occupy All Streets.” But as soon as folks […]

via Fox8 News After news that he would not share any profits from his “Occupy All Streets” t-shirt line, rapper Jay-Z has removed the controversial shirts from his website. Rapper/entrepreneur Jay-Z launched a new collection of t-shirts on his Rocawear line playing off the Occupy Wall Street movement. The $23 shirts play on the words […]

So I guess the protesters of Occupy Wall Street needed a break…? Check out the video of them having a dance fest below. Probably not a good look… Source Occupy Times Square: 1 Marine vs. 30 Cops (Marine Wins) [VIDEO] Second Public Radio Freelancer Fired For OWS Support

Nicole Carty, who works for a television station, spends her free time in Zuccotti Park, Occupy Wall Street’s headquarters, organizing general assembly meetings for the demonstrators. Jill Carty works for a company that assists financial service  clients. She said although she agreed with some of the protesters’ sentiments, she did not support more government regulations […]

United States Marine Corps. Sgt. Shamar Thomas from Roosevelt, NY went toe to toe with the New York Police Department. An activist in the Occupy Wall Street movement, Thomas voiced his opinions of the NYPD police brutality that had and has been plaguing the #OWS movement. Source Singer Raheem DeVaughn Speaks After Occupy DC Protest […]

From WCHB – The Occupy Wall Street movement has taken over the nation and now finds new legs in Detroit. Radio One Station HOT 102.7 took to the streets to find out why Michigan residents have started to protest. Click here to see the moving moments and passion the residents have for Occupy Detroit that […]