Occupy Oakland in Photos, Part 3
In case you’ve been living under a rock these last few weeks, you’ve heard about Occupy Oakland. A local occupation inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, Occupy Oakland made nationwide headlines after local police tore down their encampment outside City Hall, then used tear gas on demonstrators on several occasions afterward.
In this third post, I present photos from November 2, 2011. During the day Occupy Oakland called for a general strike in the city and a march to the Port of Oakland to block the entrances and exits, but at night some demonstrators got out of hand and police used tear gas and flash-bang grenades on the crowd, eventually arresting about 40 people.