Press coverage of May 9 BoA Action

Here’s a round-up of some of the press/media coverage of our amazing May 9 protest at the Bank of America Shareholder Meeting Charlotte.

Live photos from Rigntnow.io:
http://www.rightnow.io/breaking-news/bankvsamerica-99power_bn_1336568616596.html

Bank Of America Protests Begin At Shareholder Meeting
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/09/bank-of-america-protests-_n_1502493.html

Occupy Bank of America Protest Foreshadows Democratic Convention
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/08/occupy-bank-of-america-democratic-convention_n_1501268.html?ref=elections-2012

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Occupy Bank of America? Big protest expected
CNN Money
http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/08/markets/bofa-protests/

Protesters rally against Bank of America
McClatchy News Service
http://www.thetimesnews.com/articles/bank-55182-police-tryon.html

Protesters Targeting BofA’s Annual Meeting
Reuters
http://www.foxbusiness.com/industries/2012/05/09/protesters-targeting-bofa-annual-meeting/

4 arrested at Bank of America protest
Charlotte Observer http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/05/09/3227345/bofa-shareholders-protesters-to.html#storylink=cpy

Bank of America meeting attracting nearly 1,000 protesters
Charlotte Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2012/05/08/bank-of-america-meeting-attracting.html

Bank of America Braces for Dual Onslaught From Shareholders, Protesters
Charlotte Observer / McClatchy News
http://www.loansafe.org/bank-of-america-braces-for-dual-onslaught-from-shareholders-protesters

Protesters Plan Rally Outside Bank Of America HQ In Charlotte
WFMY 2 News
http://www.digtriad.com/news/article/228142/57/Protest-Planned-At-Bank-Of-America-In-Charlotte

Demonstrators targeting BofA annual meeting
Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/09/bankofamerica-meeting-idUSL1E8G7NQM20120509

Hundreds of protesters gather outside BofA, shutting down streets
WSOC TV
http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/protesters-expected-outside-bofa-shareholders-meet/nNzST/

Protesters voice anger outside BofA annual meeting
Reuters
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/09/us-bankofamerica-meeting-idUSBRE8480H320120509

Independent Online:
http://www.iol.co.za/business/international/protesters-voice-anger-outside-bank-of-america-meeting-1.1292954

5 protesters arrested outside of Bank of America’s shareholders’ meeting in North Carolina
Associated Press
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/a644bc825b814167b96bf723d09e0e20/NC–Bank-of-America-Protest/

WLNE ABC 6 News:

http://www.abc6.com/story/18241718/5-people-arrested-at-bank-of-america-demonstration

NCEN:
http://www.necn.com/05/09/12/5-people-arrested-at-Bank-of-America-dem/landing_nation.html?&apID=a644bc825b814167b96bf723d09e0e20

Montreal Gazette:
http://www.montrealgazette.com/business/Bank+America+meeting+draws+protesters/6592134/story.html

Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/protesters-rally-outside-bank-of-america-meeting/2012/05/09/gIQATKzJDU_video.html

Groups Gear up for Bank of America Demonstration
WCTI 12 ABC News
http://www.wcti12.com/news/31032757/detail.html

Protesters voice anger outside BofA annual meeting
Reuters
WXEL:
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wxel/news.newsmain/article/0/0/1927977/Business/Protesters.voice.anger.outside.BofA.annual.meeting

Demonstrators targeting BofA annual meeting
NEWS.GNOM.ES
http://news.gnom.es/business/demonstrators-targeting-bofa-annual-meeting

Bank of America Annual Meeting Starts Amid Protests
Wall Street Journal Blog
http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2012/05/09/bank-of-america-annual-meeting-starts-amid-protests/

Coal to Foreclosures: Bank of America Protest
Real News
http://therealnews.com/t2/component/hwdvideoshare/?task=viewvideo&video_id=73636

5 protesters arrested trying to enter Bank of America shareholders’ meeting in North Carolina
Daily Journal
http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/a644bc825b814167b96bf723d09e0e20/US–Bank-of-America-Protest/

Police containing BofA protestors in uptown Charlotte, 5 arrested
http://www.wbtv.com/story/18220051/bofa-protestors-gear-up-for-shareholder-meeting-tomorrow

5 protesters arrested during BofA rally
WCNC TV 36
http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/BofA-shareholders-protesters-to-converge-on-uptown-Wednesday–150736225.html

Raw video: Amy Cowman from the middle of the protest
WCNC TV 36
http://www.wcnc.com/video/raw/bRAW-VIDEOb-Amy-Cowman-reports-from-the-middle-of-the-protests-150771625.html

4 arrested at Bank of America protest
McClatchy-Tribune
Winstom-Salem Journal:
http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2012/may/09/4-arrested-bank-america-protest-ar-2261037/

Bank of America CEO Faces Shareholder Ire Amid Protests
Bloomberg:
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-09/bank-of-america-meets-shareholders-as-protests-swirl.html

Protesters Rally Against Bank of America
The Charlotte Observer:
http://www.loansafe.org/protesters-rally-against-bank-of-america

Six arrested at Bank of America protest
Charlotte Observer:
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/05/09/3227345/bofa-shareholders-protesters-to.html#storylink=cpy

Occupy Bank of America: Advocate Group Protests Bank Foreclosures
Go Banking Rates:
http://www.gobankingrates.com/mortgage-rates/occupy-bank-america-advocate-group-protests-bank-foreclosures/

Bank Vs. America – Protests Outside, Inside BofA Shareholder Meeting
Firedoglake:
http://news.firedoglake.com/2012/05/09/bank-vs-america-protests-outside-inside-bofa-shareholder-meeting/

Occupy group to protest foreclosures at Bank of America
LA Times:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/05/occupy-group-to-demonstrate.html

Bank of America meeting attracting 1,000 protesters
Charlotte Business Journal:
http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/blog/bank_notes/2012/05/protest-officials-bank-of-america.html

Groups gear up for Bank of America demonstration
WXII 12:
http://www.wxii12.com/news/local-news/north-carolina/Groups-gear-up-for-Bank-of-America-demonstration/-/10622650/12932326/-/7ocmpr/-/

Occupy Bank of America. Hundreds protest
CNN Money:
http://money.cnn.com/2012/05/09/markets/bofa-protests/index.htm

Six arrested during Bank of America protest in uptown
WMBF News:
http://www.wmbfnews.com/story/18220051/bofa-protestors-gear-up-for-shareholder-meeting-tomorrow

PRESS PHOTO SLIDESHOWS:

Charlotte Observer:
http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/05/09/3228961/protesting-bank-of-america.html

WBTV Photo slideshow:
http://www.wbtv.com/slideshow?widgetid=52225

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