Protesters boasting signs that read “Break America’s Oil Addiction” and “Coal is Dirty” crowd around Bank of America in downtown Asheville shouting and chanting slogans like: “What do we want? No Coal! When do we want it? NOW.” They are also asking people to close their accounts with Bank of America, asserting that the bank supports mountaintop removal, coal mining and fossil-fuel consumption.
April 1st marks Fossil Fools Day, a day of environmental demonstration. Here are a few photos taken at the scene:
Photos by Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt