Occupy Oakland, Wed night in the streets, video footage just shot
on October 26, 2011
Reporters from Oakland North and Richmond Confidential are shooting cellphone videos Wednesday evening as the Occupy Oakland protests move noisily into the streets, with BART and city police trying to corral their movements and keep them out of downtown BART stations. These excerpts are raw footage, taken between 9 and 11:00 PM. It has not been edited.
You can see Oakland North’s complete coverage of Occupy Oakland here.
VIDEO 1: This video was shot by Lexi Pandell of Richmond Confidential just after 10 pm tonight, when police closed gates at the 12th Street BART station in downtown Oakland. Protestors yelled to each other to try other entrances or stations before taking to the streets once again.
VIDEO 2: Lexi Pandell films protestors leaving the 12th street BART station. Nearby police, she reports, are waiting in riot gear.
VIDEO3: Video by Oakland North’s Monica Cruz-Rosas of protesters marching on Broadway.
VIDEO4: 9th and Clay, 10:55 PM, by Lexi Pandell. The protestors are repeatedly blocked by police and turn down other streets. People are chanting, “Whose streets? Our streets!“
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