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Local artist and activist Scott Warren released video of Occupy Grand Rapids protestors marching through downtown Grand Rapids on their way to Calder Plaza. Approximately 50 demonstrators carried signs and chanted protest slogans expressing their dissatisfaction with the current state of American politics. Local and independent media representative were on location to document the activities of the approximately 350 protestors that descended upon Calder Plaza on Saturday October 8th, 2011.
The march and occupation of pubic space in Grand Rapids is a demonstration in solidarity with the Occupy Wall St protest currently underway. Multiple Occupy movements are spreading across the country in response to events unfolding in New York City.
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