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Occupy the Bronx takes action at home

Occupy The Bronx supporters march down Southern Blvd. in Hunts Point to a speakout against police brutality held in front of the Hunts Point Library on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Even before police evicted Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park, its local affiliate Occupy the Bronx had turned its attention from lower Manhattan to its home borough, joining other grassroots organizations in neighborhood-based demonstrations on Saturday afternoons. On Nov. 19, the action was in Hunts Point. Some 50 people gathered […]

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Bronxites join Wall Street protesters

Slide show by Anika Anand and Kenneth Christensen Article by Kenneth Christensen maxwellchristensen@gmail.com Last weekend, residents of the Bronx collectively introduced themselves to the Occupy Wall Street protest in Manhattan’s financial district. “The Bronx is in the house! Say what? The Bronx is in the house!” they called as they […]

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From the editor: Occupy the Bronx

“The Bronx is in the house,” thundered 60 or 70 people last Saturday afternoon as they marched into a public square in lower Manhattan. The chant announced their presence to more than a thousand demonstrators already assembled in Zuccotti Park to protest against corporate greed and a government that serves […]