CHICAGO (CBS) — About 50 protestors chanted as 10 black coffins were placed on the sidewalk outside of President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters at Prudential Plaza on Tuesday, each with the words “Hope” and “Change” on the top.
The protest coincided with the first day of the Democratic National convention in Charlotte.READ MORE: Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman Has 'Stepped Aside' Following Independent Probe Into 2010 Sexual Assault Claim Against Former Coach
Protester Bunny Lee said she was there to protest the president’s policies about unmanned drone attacks.
She said the Occupy movement is still alive and well.READ MORE: SWAT Teams On Scene For Hours As Man Barricades Himself In Lemont Township Home With Child
“Occupy everything is still out there and going. We may be smaller and quieter, but we’re still out there fighting for the 99%”
Many also expressed frustration over the two-party political system on display this month at the Republican and Democratic conventions.MORE NEWS: Data Show More Than 100 Carjackings In Austin Community This Year, Just 5 Not Far Away In Hermosa
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