Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street protesters claim that New York Police Department officers violated their constitutional rights.

Occupy Wall Street offshoot Occu-Evolve held a small counter rally in response to a pro-police oneĀ on Staten Island Saturday. Staten Island, of course, is the…

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is known around the world for its history of violence and brutality, particularly against underserved communities of color.…

The international movement that sparked Twitter’s #99% handle demanding economic responsibility from big bankers celebrated a milestone on Monday. On September 17, 2011, Occupy Wall…

Jay-Z (pictured) has proven himself knowledgable about many things, but apparently the Occupy Wall Street Movement leaves him flabbergasted. In a New York Times magazine…

We might have 99 problems, but the 1-percenters aren’t one. At least according to multi-millionaire business mogul and part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Shawn ‘Jay-Z’…

The activists behind Occupy Wall Street, who for weeks last fall captured almost as much attention as the Republican candidates running for president, are now directly confronting what has long been the central question of their movement: can they shape and influence public policy like the Tea Party has? The May Day protests and marches […]

If you were involved with Occupy Cincinnati, protested Senate Bill 5 in Columbus, or protested anything this year, congratulations on becoming this year’s Time Magazine person of the year. As it has for the past 84 years, the weekly newsmagazine selected the person (or sometimes group, or thing) that its editors deemed had the single […]

By Ryan Mack I have been a long admirer of Russell Simmons. The godfather of hip-hop that brought me “Krush Groovin,” the serial entrepreneur whose success and drive inspired me to start my own business, and the community activist who places a strong emphasis on giving, therefore motivating me to do more for the benefit […]

Special to NewsOne from UrbanCusp.com: As the nation and global community turns its attention to the rise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, celebrity involvement has been a growing hot topic. Last week, controversy erupted over Kanye West’s presence at the protest site, Zuccotti Park in New York City, at the invitation of Russell Simmons. […]

From WCHB – The Occupy Wall Street movement has taken over the nation and now finds new legs in Detroit. Radio One Station HOT 102.7 took to the streets to find out why Michigan residents have started to protest. Click here to see the moving moments and passion the residents have for Occupy Detroit that […]

With tons of updates, news headlines and special reports circulating this week about the recent Occupy Wall Street protests, many of us are still wondering to ourselves about what it all means and what impact it will have longterm. Is this really a movement? A phase? Or only a moment in time? CNN correspondent John […]