Engage: Russell Simmons defends Jay-Z's 99% problem
Hip-hop producer Russell Simmons visited Occupy Wall Street's Zuccotti Park camp last month.
November 16th, 2011
01:13 PM ET

Engage: Russell Simmons defends Jay-Z's 99% problem

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99% problems: Russell Simmons defends Jay-Z after criticism of 'Occupy All Streets' shirts
Russell Simmons defended Jay-Z after Rocawear, the fashion company he founded, was criticized for trying to capitalize off the Occupy Wall Street movement, with shirts branded “Occupy All Streets."  - Salon

13 arrested in protest against Alabama immigration law
Thirteen undocumented protesters, ages 17 to 57 and from different parts of the country, were arrested for disorderly conduct after protesting a controversial Alabama immigration law .  - Montgomery Advertiser

College students penalized for wearing blackface Cosby costumes
Six University of Southern Mississippi Phi Mu sorority members were put on probation after a picture circulated of them dressed as the Huxtable family from "The Cosby Show" for a party.  - The Hattiesburg American

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  1. Dennis

    What do these responses have to do with the 99% movement.

    November 26, 2011 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Lee

    Would this be a problem that a good looking male could help you "2" out with? Being thanksgiving...I will make an exception to help you both.

    November 23, 2011 at 9:29 am | Report abuse |
  3. courtney

    I have 99 problems but a guy ain't one 🙂

    November 22, 2011 at 7:51 pm | Report abuse |
  4. tayla5


    November 17, 2011 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |