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  • Occupy Wall Street organizer shipped to Rikers Island

    09/21/2012 4:04:26 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 21 September 2012 | Josh Peterson
    Occupy Wall Street organizer Aaron Minter, aka 'Aaron Black', talking to press during an Occupy demonstration outside of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Photo Credit: Josh Peterson / The Daily Caller) NEW YORK – Occupy Wall Street organizer Aaron Minter was sentenced to 10 days in New York City’s notorious jail, Rikers Island, on Friday. Gideon Oliver, a New York City-based lawyer and president of the National Lawyers Guild-New York City Chapter, said on Twitter Friday that Minter took a plea on a case arising from a Metropolitan Transportation Authority action for vandalizing subways in early...
  • Occupy Wall Street chief organizer unravels, ponders calling it quits

    09/19/2012 8:51:46 PM PDT · by Radio Free Tuscaloosa · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/19/2012 | Josh Peterson
    NEW YORK — During the final moments of what was meant to be a weekend of rejuvenation for the Occupy Wall Street movement, a key organizer looked to call it quits. Aaron Black is a protester who emerged in recent months to take up the mantle of leadership within a movement that prides itself on being “leaderless.” He expressed his own frustration with Occupy Wall Street in a tone of defeat. The movement celebrated its first anniversary Monday at Zuccotti Park, right on Wall Street’s doorstep. Black was among hundreds of protesters arrested during the weekend. Without going into details...