Black Voices From Occupy DC

From Barack Obama's front yard, protesters talk about the movement and why they're camping out.

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As the Occupy Movement picks up steam from coast to coast, demonstrators in the nation's capital have garnered attention, setting up a little more than two blocks away from the White House at downtown Washington's McPherson Square. Here's what some of the District's resident Occupiers had to say about the movement when The Root visited McPherson Square on Nov. 7, 2011.