Tag

Occupy Wall Street

Ten years ago: Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

The first Occupy Tampa demonstration occurred on Saturday, September 24, 2011. WMNF republishes the story ten years later.

Occupy Tampa activist is challenging Bob Buckhorn for Tampa mayor

Occupy Tampa activist is challenging Bob Buckhorn for Tampa mayor

Videos: 29 Occupy Tampa members arrested while camping in Riverfront Park

Tampa Police say overnight they arrested 29 members of Occupy Tampa in a riverside park west of downtown. Before the arrests about 40 people attempted to camp on a hill inside the park, but many...

Tampa Police Captain Dugan meets with weapons vendor Safariland

Tampa Police Captain Brian Dugan met with weapons and law enforcement equipment vendor Safariland Tuesday November 22. Andrea Davis is a spokesperson for Tampa Police, and she said that Safariland arranged the appointment. Occupy Tampa...

Three members of Occupy Tampa arrested Friday; Protesters say video disputes battery charges

At about 3 o’clock this morning the Tampa Police Department arrested three protesters from the Occupy Tampa movement on the sidewalk in front of Curtis Hixon Park. WMNF’s Josh Holton reports, video shows Corporal L.J....

Two more Occupy Tampa detentions; police make them remove all belongings

Monday morning update: there were three arrests early this morning and we’ll bring you a full report at 4pm. In the meantime here’s one eyewitness report from OpenLetterNews.org. Thursday afternoon update from Occupy Tampa: “Alex...

Occupy Tampa marches to City Hall

When Occupy Tampa heard that there would be a final vote on the city’s panhandling ordinance, they rallied the troops, and planned a march on City Council. But as their recent encounters with law enforcement...

Occupy Tampa complies with police order to remove their shade, but vows to stay

Friday morning police told Occupy Tampa to take down parts of their sidewalk camp outside Curtis-Hixon Park. Tables and canopies have been removed, but the protesters are still allowed to stay and sleep. Last Sunday...

Occupy Tampa holds first protest in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street is a people-powered movement for democracy that began on September 17 with an encampment in the financial district of New York City. A Tampa group began similar protests against financial institutions at...

Follow us on Instagram

The Waking Hours
Player position: