Occupy protesters are using May Day — International Workers Day — as the time to mark their return to Detroit and re-occupy Grand Circus Park. It’s part of a nationwide demonstration of a day without the “99 percent.”
Over 1,000 protestors converged on the Renaissance Center to make some noise at the General Electric Annual Shareholders meeting.
Supporters of the “Occupy” movement are out in force in several cities, marking two months since the birth of the movement.
Hundreds of members of Occupy Detroit are expected to take part in rallies, teach-ins and marches downtown Thursday afternoon as part of a National Day of Action by the Occupy Movement.
Detroit City Council approved only a one-week permit extension for Occupy Detroit protesters, while the group had hoped for two weeks.
Occupy Detroit has been given a reprieve.
There could be a showdown next week between Detroit Police and Occupy Detroit protesters.
For the past month, Occupy Detroit protesters have been camped out at Grand Circus Park in downtown Detroit. Now, it appears the city wants them to roll up their sleeping bags and un-occupy the park.
The group of Imams say they want to promote peace, and not division.
Carrying signs and wearing stickers that said 99%, a few hundred union members marched in support of Occupy Detroit Sunday.