Today Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are marching to New York’s Upper East Side to literally take their protest to the front doors of the wealthy bankers whom they hold responsible for the country’s economic crisis. But yesterday the protesters got a show of celebrity solidarity in the form of a visit from hip-hop mogul turned activist Russell Simmons and Kanye West. This wasn’t the first time that Simmons, an early supporter of the movement, made an appearance in the Downtown Manhattan Zuccotti Park but it was a first for West.
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by Dev T. Smith