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In the spirit of the Occupy Wall Street People’s Library, and Occupy’s commitment to the freedom of information, we share with you the resources we used in the development of this exhibit.

Articles and Blog Posts:

Habiba Alcindor, “How People of Color Occupy Wall Street,” The Nation, November 4, 2011.

Adam J. Barker, “Already Occupied: Indigenous Peoples, Settler Colonialism and the Occupy Movements in North America,” Social Movement Studies, Volume 11, Issue 3-4 (2012): 327-334.

Dashiell Bennett, “Scenes from the 'Million Hoodie March' for Trayvon Martin,” The Atlantic, March 22, 2012.

Brian Boucher, “Artists Occupy Wall Street,”, October 18, 2011.

Emahunn Raheem Ali Campbell, "A Critique of the Occupy Movement from a Black Occupier," The Black Scholar, Volume 41, No. 4 (2011): 42-51.

Kenyon Farrow, “Occupy Wall Street’s Race Problem,” The American Prospect, October 24, 2011.

David Freedlander, “Native American Writer Reminds Occupy Wall Streeters Who The Real Occupiers Are,The Observer, October 10, 2011.

Arun Gupta, “Micah White is the Ultimate Occupy Grifter,” Jacobin, January 30, 2020.

Sarah Jaffe, “Power to the People,” Jacobin, November 3, 2012.

Adrienne K., “Representing the Native Presence in the Occupy Wall Street Narrative,” Native, October 12, 2011.

Jaime Lalinde, Rebecca Sacks, Mark Guiducci, Elizabeth Nicholas, and Max Chafkin, “Revolution 99: An Oral History of Occupy Wall Street,” Vanity Fair, January 10, 2012.

Ruth Milkman, Stephanie Luce, and Penny Lewis, “Occupy After Occupy,” Jacobin, June 1, 2014.

John Paul Montano, “An Open Letter to the Occupy Wall Street Activists,” Decolonize Wall Street,, October 3, 2011.

Armin Rosen, “Occupy Wall Street Succeeds Where Bush Era Peace Protests Failed,The Atlantic, October 20, 2011.

Janell Ross, “Occupy Wall Street Doesn’t Adequately Represent Struggling Black Population, Experts SayHuffington Post, December 6, 2011.

Rinku Sen, “Race and Occupy Wall Street,” The Nation, October 26, 2011.

Mattias Schwartz, “Pre-Occupied: The Origins and Future of Occupy Wall Street,” The New Yorker, November 21, 2011.

Marina Sitrin, “Horizontalism: From Argentina to Wall Street,” NACLA, December 8, 2011.

Emily Stewart, “We Are (Still) the 99 Percent,” Vox, April 30, 2019.

Neil Ungerleider, “The Stealth Leaders of Occupy Wall Street,” Fast Company, October 7, 2011.

Jessica Yee, “Occupy Wall Street: The Game of Colonialism and Further Nationalism to be Decolonized From the “Left”, Decolonize Wall Street,, October 3, 2011. (Originally published on on September 30, 2011).

Films/Online Videos:

Adam Curtis, HyperNormalisation. BBC, 2016. (2:05:00- 2:15:00)

Audrey Ewell, 99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film. Participant Media, 2013.

Marisa Holmes, All Day All Week: An Occupy Wall Street Story. Marisa Holmes, 2016.

Nick Shimkin, Mic Check: Documentary Short from the Occupy Movement. Media Education Foundation, 2015.


Writers for the 99%, Occupying Wall Street: The Inside Story of an Action that Changed America, (New York: OR Books, 2012).

Astra Taylor, Keith Gessen, Carla Blumenkrantz, et. al. eds., Occupy: Scenes from Occupied America, (New York: Verso, 2011).

Sarah van Gelder and the staff of YES! Magazine, eds., This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement, (San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2011).

Don Hazen, Tara Lohan, and Lynn Parramore, eds., The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America, (San Francisco, CA: Alternet Books, 2011).

Heather McKee Hurwitz, Are We the 99%? The Occupy Movement, Feminism, and Intersectionality, (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2020).

Sarah Jaffe, Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, (Bold Type Books: New York, 2016).

Stefan Kisebye, The Occupy Movement, (Farmington HIlls, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2013).

Cecily McMillan, The Emancipation of Cecily McMillan: An American Memoir, (New York: Bold Type Books, 2016).

Nathan Schneider, Thank you, Anarchy: Notes from the Occupy Apocalypse, (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013).

Digital Collections:

Occupy CUNY Digital Collection, CUNY Digital History Archive, City University of New York.

Occupy Wall Street Signs, New York Historical Society Digital Collections, New York Historical Society.