Oakland protesters rally in streets, vow to take over park

Throngs of anti-Wall Street protesters rallied in downtown Oakland, a West Coast Occupy hot spot, on Saturday and vowed to set up a new encampment to replace one forcibly dismantled by police earlier in the week.

A crowd of many hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters chanting “We are the 99 percent” marched down the streets with drums beating and trumpets blaring.

The protesters said they were eyeing a park three blocks away from Frank Ogawa plaza, the site of their former encampment, and planned to take it over on Saturday night in a move that could set the stage for a showdown with police.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/20/us-protests

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