"We see Bank of America as the worst of the worst," said Amanda Starbuck, a director at the environmental advocacy group Rainforest Action Network, which organized the protests. "There's a lot of momentum around Bank of America."
Margarita Ramira was one of many who traveled to Charlotte for the protest. She said Bank of America was trying to modify the mortgage on her Oakland, Calif.-house for over a year, but then sold it without giving her any notice. Now, Ramira is renting her own home. Her sentiment was a common refrain, as many protesters had personal experiences with Bank of America that pushed them to action.
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