Early on, OccupyRaleigh had the look and feel of a 1960s peace rally, with songs by Pete Seeger, Gil Scot Heron and John Lennon blaring from loudspeakers.
A crowd that resembled a family gathering streamed from the old State Capitol grounds and onto Fayetteville Street, chanting "Wall Street got a bailout and we got sold out!" and "How do you solve the deficit? End the war! Tax the rich!"
But by late afternoon Saturday, after most of the crowd had dispersed, about 200 protesters debated whether to stay overnight in the park, like their counterparts in New York and other cities, and risk arrest.
After nightfall, police arrested 20 people and charged them with second-degree trespassing. One also was charged with disorderly conduct.
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