The Fulton County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that residents at the homeless shelter where Occupy Atlanta has been occupying have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis.
More arrested at Occupy Atlanta including women which draped herself in the American flag.
Atlanta (WAOK)-Occupy Atlanta kept their promise to re-occupy Woodruff Park on Saturday and Mayor Kasim Reed kept his promise to arrest anyone who remained in the park after the 11 pm closing time. During the […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-It is surely an unlikely relationship. Members of two rival gangs both support the efforts of Occupy Atlanta. Tim Franzen one of the outspoken members of Occupy Atlanta tells the story of Sherrod Britton and Shabaka […]
ATLANTA (WAOK)-Reverend Jesse Jackson has been in Atlanta this week for the Rainbow PUSH annual Economic Opportunities Conference. Jackson wasted no time getting to know members of the Occupy Atlanta movement. Several times this week Rev. […]
In the days leading up to the Nov. 5 reoccupation of Woodruff Park, online reports have surfaced claiming that “Occupy Atlanta” has enlisted the help of the religiously charged and oft-controversial Nation of Islam. Representatives of the movement now deny these claims.
Occupy Atlanta is still holding on strong while protesting in different areas of Atlanta. Today, civil rights activist and head of Rainbow PUSH, Rev. Jesse Jackson met with Occupy Atlanta to lend support to the protesters in their fight […]
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson is lending his support to the Occupy Atlanta movement and says that their efforts are an extension of the struggle for civil rights fought by Jackson, the […]
In a recent AJC article, Micheal Bond stated “I really don’t know why the mayor didn’t act sooner. I believe in civil disobedience. I grew up in a household full of activists,” said the younger […]
ATLANTA) The world’s premier non-violence civil rights organization, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference [SCLC], which was spearheaded by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., has agreed to mentor and coach and consult the upstart Occupy Atlanta Movement. […]