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October 22 Police Brutality Protest in SF
by Peter Maiden
Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
Several hundred protesters participated in San Francisco in the annual October 22 action against police brutality. They started at the top of Golden Gate Park and walked 2 1/2 miles through the Haight and Fillmore neighborhoods, ending at Jefferson Square Park.
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§Banner of the RCP
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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The Revolutionary Communist Party gave the annual October demonstration it's primary slogan, seen above on a banner.
§Mesha Irrizarry
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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Mesha, one of the primary organizers, is a force of nature who stayed on the megaphone the entire march.
§Deshay Harvey holds a banner
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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§Mike Lefiti
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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Mike is the brother of Oscar "Big O", who was killed by police.
§Laure McElroy (l) and "Tiny"
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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These two women work for Poor Magazine
§Banner
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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§Banner
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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§Policeman
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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About twenty SFPD officers stayed with the march the entire distance, keeping it to one lane of the street. There were no arrests.
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by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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§United Playas
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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Students from Thurgood Marshall High School were organized by United Playas to come on the march (in a van bringing up the rear).
§The Van
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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§The Wall of Victims to Police Violence
by Peter Maiden Sunday Oct 22nd, 2006 9:15 PM
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