Bobby Hull

  • News

    October 31, 2012

    Occupy Minnesota fights the banks

    Organization builds a tight-knit national community while preventing foreclosures

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Occupy Homes celebrates new victories with party and conference

    SEE ALSO: - Brother Ali on Occupy Homes and the foreclosure crisis - Occupy protesters settle into another foreclosed home despite arrests [PHOTOS] [UPDATE]- Occupy Homes MN to deliver 6,000 signatures to US BankOn Wednesday night, while about 150 people were in Monique White's yard, listening to Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Occupy Homes activist Nick Espinosa helps save his mom's Mpls home from foreclosure

    Yesterday, a day before her home was scheduled to be sold during a sheriff's auction, Colleen McKeen Espinosa learned that Citibank agreed to change the terms of her mortgage so she can stay in the house she's lived in for more than 15 years.That's a good story in its own right, but there's an added ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Brother Ali on Occupy Homes and the foreclosure crisis

    Note: Brother Ali is a Minneapolis rapper signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment and is one of our 20 Best Minnesota Musicians. His latest album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, will be released in August. Here are portions of an interview discussing the Occupy Homes movement, which Ali wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Grant Hart, Guante, Mayda to perform at Foreclosure Free Block Party tonight

    ​​​Be it the noise or the names, music attracts attention. A number of local artists are hoping to draw that attention to Powderhorn community member Bobby Hull's house, which has been in his family since 1968 and is now facing foreclosure. A concert of protest, which went underway last night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    "OccuPirates" arrested at Occupy Homes protest at US Bank [VIDEO]

    ​At an Occupy Homes MN march early yesterday evening at US Bank in downtown, three marchers who refused to leave the bank's lobby were arrested by the Minneapolis police. They were not, however, dressed in Guy Fawkes masks and black bloc. Instead, cops lead three "OccuPirates" dressed in tri-cor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Occupy Homes MN to deliver 6,000 signatures to US Bank

    ​The Occupy Homes movement -- an offshoot of OccupyMN and Occupy Minneapolis -- is still fighting to keep two Minneapolis homeowners' families from being evicted. This evening, a group of marchers is bringing over 6,000 signatures to US Bank, in the hopes that the downtown-based lender will find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Protesters blast Wells Fargo bonuses, political donations [VIDEO]

    Protesters decried big bonuses paid to Wells Fargo executives​About 40 protesters marched from Occupy MN's "People's Plaza" to the Wells Fargo center this morning to blast the bank. The protesters were accompanied by Michele Bachmann, John Kline and Erik Paulsen imitators, who stood behind th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Occupy MN: Melissa Hill sues Sheriff Richard Stanek over trespassing arrest

    The booking photo from Occupy MN's first arrest.​Just a week into the Occupy MN demonstrations at Hennepin County Government Plaza, the movement got its first arrest. Hennepin County Sheriff's deputies hauled away Melissa Hill, a well-known local activist and the founder of the anti-Sheriff Richar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Occupy MN: Protesters occupy veteran Bobby Hull's foreclosed home [VIDEO]

    Demonstrators kick off the occupation of Bobby Hull's home.​While many fret about the waning momentum of the larger Occupy movement, Occupy Foreclosures seems to be picking up steam. Occupy MN has been involved in an attempt to save three homeowners from eviction -- the latest is Marine veteran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Occupy protesters take over K Street [PHOTOS]

    Minnesotans took over K Street today​Protesters from around the country occupied K Street this afternoon, including dozens of Minnesotans. The demonstration was the combined effort of numerous groups joining up with OccupyDC to send a message against corporate money in politics. K Street is h ... More >>