Occupy the Hood organizers check out a book together

November 19, 2011 | 8:04 p.m. CST
Tyree Byndom, left, and Justin Thomas look at a book during the first Occupy the Hood meeting Saturday at Byndom's home on Providence Road. Occupy the Hood is inspired by Occupy Wall Street with a focus on creating sustainable activity to better the community. About Occupy the Hood, Thomas said: "I think it's a good idea. It is important that people get involved and take ownership of the community."

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