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‘Occupy Oklahoma City’ mic-checks Wal-Mart Black Friday shoppers

By Andrew Jones
Sunday, November 27, 2011 11:44 EDT
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Occupy Oklahoma City protesters on Black Friday. Screenshot via Youtube.
 
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While the usual stories of overcrowded lines and violent shopper actions dominated Black Friday headlines for another year, ‘Occupy Oklahoma City’ protesters provided something different from the day’s norm.

Demonstrators gathered at three Wal-Marts in Oklahoma City and mic-checked both employees and customers. The Occupiers mentioned in their speech how Wal-Mart workers are paid well below the poverty line for a family of four while their CEO Mike Duke continues having an enormous salary.

Ten protesters were arrested at the third Wal-Mart location they visited, according to NBC Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR.

WATCH: Video from Youtube, which was published on November 25, 2011.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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