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Derrick Boazman And Members Of Occupy Atlanta Set To Go To Court

Last  year on October 25th, 2011 WAOK Talk Show Host and activist Derrick Boazman,  Georgia State Senator Vincent Fort, Activist Joe Beasley and more than 50  Occupy Atlanta members were arrested following a protest of […]

WAOK-AM–12/15/2012

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Derrick Boazman Is Headed To Court; Might Be Headed To Jail Again

Tomorrow, Friday, March 9th DB and 52 other Occupy Atlanta Protestors will be heading to court to stand trial for the Oct. 25th Arrest in Woodruff Park. Meet Us tomorrow at 8:00 Am Sharp!! Court […]

WAOK-AM–03/08/2012

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Woodruff Park Closed For Two Months

ATLANTA (AP) – City officials have closed a downtown park for at least two months to repair what they describe as thousands of dollars in damage done by Occupy Atlanta demonstrators. Atlanta Parks Commissioner George […]

WAOK-AM–03/01/2012

The homeless shelter that Occupy Atlanta protesters have been camping out in has been confirmed for housing two cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tuberculosis Breaks Out At Occupy Atlanta’s Base

The Fulton County Health Department confirmed Wednesday that residents at the homeless shelter where Occupy Atlanta has been occupying have contracted drug-resistant tuberculosis.

11/10/2011

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More Occupy Atlanta Arrests

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 […]

WAOK-AM–11/06/2011

Photo of a sign at an Occupy protest. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Atlanta’ Denies Rumors Of Partnership With Nation Of Islam

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.

11/04/2011

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Atlanta Mayor Reed Called a ‘Tyrant’

Atlanta (WAOK)-The past three weeks have been a test of wills for Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and members of  Occupy Atlanta. Many people have been divided in their opinion of how the mayor has handled […]

WAOK-AM–10/27/2011

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Free at Last, Free At Last, Thank God All Mighty Derrick’s Free At Last!!!

As many of you may know, Derrick’s free and out of jail. A total of 52 protestors were arrested and sent to jail and were bailed out today. While Derrick was being processed out of […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2011

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Occupy Atlanta Protesters Leave Jail Must Find A New Location

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-One by one, arrested Occupy Atlanta protesters began leaving the Atlanta City Jail Wednesday afternoon. The protesters began walking out of the jail around 2:30 p.m. and were greeted by a cheering group of […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2011

Atlanta police send out SWAT officers in riot gear and dozens of officers to arrest 53 "Occupy Atlanta" protesters. (credit: CBS Atlanta, WGCL)

Dozens of ‘Occupy Atlanta’ Protesters Arrested During Raid

Fifty-three Occupy Atlanta protestors were taken into custody early Wednesday morning in Woodruff Park, nearly a day after revoking an executive clause that had allowed the protestors to camp overnight, citing safety and financial concerns.

10/26/2011

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