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A Color For Occupy Wall Street?

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I met New Jersey film director Christopher Henze at Zuccoti Park. He had a big pile of light purple strips of cloth wrapped around his neck and piled in front of him. He was giving them away.  

He says "If you combine the colors of the American Flag you get light purple. The Occupy movement is not anti-American, it's ultra-American. It's too much right now to separate us into Red, Blue or White. The OWS movement represents a mix of the 99% which is light Purple."

He says, "To adopt a color also allows those who can't be at one of the occupations to show their solidarity and protest. Wearing the color will show the doubters that there are more of us that they imagined and that this movement needs to be taken seriously. We call the color "New Glory Purple" because it is the result of mixing of "New Glory Red", New Glory Blue" and White."

Here's a short video I shot of Chris explaining his project.


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Rob thanks for shooting this video and posting it.... by Steven G. Erickson on Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 at 1:32:14 PM
the red mad part can be seen on our faces.... by Michael Shaw on Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 at 3:08:40 PM
You deserve a medal for the "boots on the ground" ... by Sheila Samples on Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 at 4:49:05 PM
OWS is acting very wisely in not allowing themselv... by Mary Pitt on Saturday, Oct 22, 2011 at 5:53:59 PM
he told me that he took cans of red, white and blu... by Meryl Ann Butler on Sunday, Oct 23, 2011 at 2:14:29 AM
Let's keep the idea moving.... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Oct 23, 2011 at 7:03:58 PM
as they say, "the journey of a thousand miles ..."... by Meryl Ann Butler on Monday, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:06:55 AM
The issue is not strictly an American one and I'm ... by Jim Eldon on Monday, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:41:09 AM
click here... by Daniel Geery on Monday, Oct 24, 2011 at 1:40:01 PM
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