Detroit Library Occupied to Prevent Closing

BAMN December 23, 2011 Occupy Movement, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on Detroit Library Occupied to Prevent Closing

Eleven BAMN activists were arrested yesterday for occupying the Lincoln Branch Library on the Northeast side of Detroit to prevent it from being permanently closed, while dozens of supporters rallied outside the library. Pickets of Lincoln will continue from December 27 to December 30 to prevent equipment and books from being removed, while the fight continues.

Press Coverage of the Occupation

Activists Arrested at Detroit Library Branch:


Huffington Post

Detroit Libraries Closing: Protesters Stage Sit-in At Lincoln Branch

Detroit News

Protesters arrested as Detroit closes four library branches

Detroit Free Press

Eleven Arrested in Protest Against Library Closures

Live Stream Inside Library

Protesters Rally Outside Library


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BAMN is a mass, democratic, integrated, national organization dedicated to building a new mass civil rights movement to defend affirmative action,integration, and the other gains of the civil rights movement of the 1960s and to advance the struggle for equality in American society by any means necessary.

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