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Occupy protesters shut down Oakland port operations

Robert Galbraith / Reuters

Demonstrators converge on the Port of Oakland in Calif. on Nov. 2, 2011 during a general strike called by the Occupy Oakland movement.

Robert Galbraith / Reuters

Demonstrators from the "Occupy Oakland" movement climb aboard trucks at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Nov. 2, 2011.

Noah Berger / AP

Occupy Oakland protesters march through the Port of Oakland on Nov. 2, 2011.

msnbc.com reports:

OAKLAND, CaliforniaThousands of Wall Street protesters shut down Oakland, Calif., port operations Wednesday evening after a day of picketing banks and marching throughout the city's downtown.

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