Category Archives: Occupy

Durham Councilwoman’s Comments On Guns Not That Shocking – #ncpol

Many outlets, including The Blaze, are running a story about remarks made on Facebook by Durham Councilwoman Jillian Johnson.

Johnson’s comments about guns are not that shocking if you have a clue who she is and what she stands for. Does no one Google anymore?

Johnson is no stranger to protests and arrests. She’s an activist first and foremost. Continue reading

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“Being black is very taxing at Carolina. Micro aggressions are everywhere.”

UNC Chapel Hill recently joined the Snowflake flurries hitting college campuses across the country when protesters interrupted a town hall on ‘race relations’. UNC Chapel Hill is probably the most liberal, left leaning college in the state, by the way. Continue reading

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News and Observer Waves Bye-Bye to Occupy Raleigh

Josh Shaffer at the News and Observer has an article up that arguable waves bye-bye to Occupy Raleigh.

This was news to Occupy Raleigh.

Didn’t realize that OR was JUST the Newsletter:…

— Occupy Raleigh (@OccupyRaleigh) January 12, 2015 Continue reading

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Durham Police Action Report: Protesters Assaulted Police, Tried to Set Fire

Those protests in Durham on December 5th and into the morning of the 6th we not ‘mostly peaceful’ according to the action report released by Durham police. WNCN has a partial accounting of the report which includes protesters trying to … Continue reading

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More Protesters Laying Down In The Road In Durham

On December 10th and 13th, more protesters were arrested for their “die in” activities in Durham. Most of the charges were resisting arrest, failure to disperse and “impede traffic – sit/stand/lie”. While protesting, the familiar Occupy chant, “whose streets? our streets!” was employed.

The list of arrests from the 10th, where protesters blocked traffic at the Streets at Southpoint, includes one protester arrested for attempting to incite a riot. On the 13th, one charge was for carrying a concealed weapon.

The list, via WNCN:

SEE THE LIST FROM THE 10th and 13th. Continue reading

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‘Mostly Peaceful’ Protesters Leave Molotov Cocktail Behind

Last Friday night, protesters gathered in Durham to protest ‘aggressive’ police tactics. I found tweets mainly from December 5th, but some into the morning of December 6th which were referencing protests in the Durham area. According to WRAL, they were ‘largely peaceful’.

A few arrests when protest stops outside #DPAC. Still largely peaceful on Durham #wral

— WRAL NEWS in NC (@WRAL) December 6, 2014

“Largely peaceful”, except for windows smashed in:

Durham Chief:Cruiser damaged in protest,Windows smashed in. Chief says it happened while protestors were walking by headquarters @ABC11_WTVD — Elaina Athans (@AthansABC11) December 6, 2014

KEEP READING… Continue reading

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