|Protestors gather in front of the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage building, as employees look on from inside.|
Not long after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, a crowd of people, many of them in orange hats stamped with the slogan "Unlock Our Future," marched one block from the front of the Wells Fargo Home Mortgage building to the 26th St. I-35W bridge.
It was rush hour, and behind them, cars on the three-lane street stalled. Police officers, who had lined the curb with squad cars, vans, and a Metro Transit bus borrowed for the afternoon (route: "Police Bus"), milled around the entry of the bridge.Brother Ali
shook one of the officer's hands, then climbed into the bed of a white pickup truck, jerry-rigged with twin speakers, and started to perform. Around him, protestors hung banners off the bridge, and the traffic below honked in support.
"I want to give a shout-out to the officer who arrested me last time
," Ali yelled, as the cop he was addressing nodded. By the end of the afternoon, 13 more Occupy Homes protestors would be arrested for civil disobedience.See Also:
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