Protesters share what Occupy movement means to them

October 13, 2011 | 8:58 p.m. CDT

*CORRECTION: An MU student who organized an Occupy Mizzou protest was misidentified in a caption. Her name is Christina Lewis.

An MU student was misidentified in text in the video. His name is Jacob Moor.

As protests inspired by Occupy Wall Street in New York spread across the country and across the world, people are wondering just what the activists stand for.

*Christina Lewis, an MU student, organized a protest inspired by the ongoing demonstration in front of Daniel Boone City Building. The Missourian asked the Occupy Mizzou protesters why they came and what the "99 percent" movement means to them.

RELATED STORIES: Occupy Mizzou debuts at Speakers Circle