Additional Information on Ora Wise

In 2001, Ora Wise was arrested for her disruptive behavior during a protest against Cincinnati police. That same year, she was arrested while demonstrating against a UC Berkeley campus vigil commemorating Holocaust victims. In March 2003, Wise was arrested for lying down in the middle of a New York City street (and blocking traffic) with several other individuals, bound to one another with chains that were threaded inside a plastic tube. And in March 2004 in New York, she was convicted of “obstructing governmental administration” and “disorderly conduct.”

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