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Upcoming Oscar Grant Mobilizations -- Get Out There People!
by No Justice No Bart (repost)
Monday Feb 9th, 2009 12:00 PM
This Calendar is intended to contain a COMPREHENSIVE list of events organized by ALL groups mobilized in the wake of the BART police murder of Oscar Grant III. This calendar is free to reuse as you see fit.

Stay Tuned to No Justice No Bart website for Updates.


Monday, February 9
8:30am
Pack the Court! Hearing for those arrested.
When: Mon, February 9, 8:30am – 11:30am
Where: Wiley M. Manuel Courthouse (dept.112), 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA (map)
Description: Pack the Court! Drop the Charges on ALL Protesters! Also, CALL THE DA and tell him to drop the charges now! More info, sample script here: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/01/25/18565707.php


Tuesday, February 10
10:00am
Petition Delivery (Color of Change)
When: Tue, February 10, 10am – 11am
Where: Rene Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon St, Oakland CA (map)
Description: There have been petitions calling for action in the case of Oscar Grant circulated via colorofchange.org. They will be delivered on Tuedsay 2/10. Sign them here: http://www.colorofchange.org/grant/?id=1489-129670 and here: http://www.colorofchange.org/oscar_update/?id=1708-55706

5:30pm
Crash the Public Safety Committee Hearing at City Hall. Stop the youth curfew in Oakland!
When: Tue, February 10, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland CA (map)
Description: Policing in any form will not make our streets safe. Come to the City's "Public Safety Committee" Meeting at City Hall, in Hearing Rm 1. Tell the OPD & city of Oakland that we need to invest in our youth not in more police, and we need to support our young people in making their own responsible decisions.

6:00pm
Public Tribunal to Investigate Grant’s Killing (BAMN Initiated)
When: Tue, February 10, 6pm – 8pm
Where: Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd., Oakland CA (map)
Description: Refreshments Provided Allen Temple Baptist Church Pastor J. Alfred Smith, Jr. 8501 International Blvd. (at 85th Ave.) Oakland Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, & Immigrant Rights, Fight for Equality, By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), BAMN.com, 510-502-9072, California [at] bamn.com, ASUC-Sponsored


Wednesday, February 11
7:00pm
"Town Bizness" Townhall Meeting in West Oakland
When: Wed, February 11, 7pm – 10pm
Where: Black Dot Cafe, 1195 Pine St., Oakland CA (map)
Description: Townhall meeting on Police Terrorism featuring: Jack Bryson, the father of two sons who were with Oscar Grant When: he was murdered by police, on New Years Day. Martina Davis - The sister of Georgia deathrow inmate Troy Anthony Davis. The POCC's Chairman Fred Hampton Jr - a former political prisoner of 9 years and son of assassinated B.P.P. leader. Randy Murphy - Black male who was paralysed by the OPD, because they thought he had some drugs, 5 years ago. Min. Keith Muhammad of the Nation of Islam - who has been a leader in the anti-police terrorism in the Bay Area movement. Hosted by the POCC's Minister of Information JR of BlockReportRadio.com and the Associate Editor of the SF Bay View Newspaper. There will also be an update on the cases of Mehserle and other police officers involved in the murder of Oscar Grant, as well as the! cases of the Oakland 100, which includes the Minister of Information JR, who is facing a trumped up charge of felony arson.


Thursday, February 12
9:00am
BART Board Meeting: NO JUSTICE, NO BART!
When: Thu, February 12, 9am – 12pm
Where: 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland, CA (map)
Description: NO JUSTICE NO BART invites you to join us at the BART Board meeting, as we give BART a piece of our minds. The Board Room is on the third floor. Arrive early to fill out speakers cards and make sure you get in. We will be articulating our demands and giving the BART board a heads up about the storm they are flying into. http:/nojusticenobart.blogspot.com


Friday, February 13
2:00pm
Hearing on Gag Order For Mehserle's Murder Trial (but no known protest planned)
When: Fri, February 13, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon St, Oakland, CA? (map)
Description: Mehserle is scheduled to return to court for a hearing on a gag order that Judge Jacobson imposed last Friday.


Saturday, February 14
4:30pm
Town Hall Meeting (Black Clergy Initiated)
When: Sat, February 14, 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: 807 27th Street, Oakland, CA (map)
Description: Town Hall Meeting at Olivet Institutional Missionary Baptist Church. Speakers from the clergy and community organizations. Focus on recalling DA Tom Orloff, taking the fight to Sacramento.


Monday, February 16
5:00pm
Vigil For Anita Gay, shot 1 year ago by Berkeley PD.
When: Mon, February 16, 5pm – 7pm
Where: Ashby BART station, MLK at Ashby, Berkeley CA (map)
Description: Called by the Anita Gay Family. Anita Gay was a grandmother shot on her front porch by a lone Berkeley PD officer. Remember Gary King Jr. Jose Luis Buenrostro, Casper Banjo, Jody Woodfox, Oscar Grant, Anita Gay, and countless others. Hold Police Accountable. For more info call: 510-655-7313.


Saturday, February 21
4:30pm
Town Hall Meeting (Black Clergy Initiated)
When: Sat, February 21, 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Where: 807 27th Street, Oakland, CA (map)
Description: Town Hall Meeting at Olivet Institutional Missionary Baptist Church. Speakers from the clergy and community organizations. Focus on recalling DA Tom Orloff, taking the fight to Sacramento.


Saturday, March 14
1:00pm
Public Tribunal to Investigate the Killing of Oscar Grant (Uhuru Initiated)
When: Sat, March 14, 1pm – 3pm
Where: Uhuru House, 7911 Macarthur Blvd., Oakland CA (map)
Description: Uhuru House Tribunal to put the state on trail for crimes against the Black community! Held at Uhuru House in East Oakland (7911 Macarthur Blvd) More info: oakland@inpdum.org, 510-569-9620


Monday, March 23
All day
Peliminary Hearing Scheduled for Mehserle's Murder Case (no known protest planned)
When: Monday, Mar 23, 2009
Where: Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon St, Oakland, CA? (map)
Description: Mehserle is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing this day, aimed at determining if there's enough evidence to order him to stand trial. We don't know the time and the date is probably still tentative.

Stay Tuned to No Justice No Bart website for Updates.




No Justice No BART is an ad hoc committee of community organizers and activists who are mobilizing people in the Bay Area to take action in the struggle for justice for Oscar Grant and all victims of police violence. Please join us on facebook and subscribe to our email list.




Other Groups

Justice4Oscar (email list)
Oakland Copwatch
Oakland100 (legal support 4 arrested protesters)
Critical Resistance
Coalition Against Police Execution
Uhuru Movement
Block Report Radio
Indymedia



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Comments  (Hide Comments)

by protestor
Tuesday Feb 10th, 2009 11:45 AM
I thought that I read that Oscar's b-day is coming up on the 27th of this month. He would of been 23. I think a good day to celebrate his b-day and memory is by protesting for justice and an end to police brutality. Good amount time to organize and get a decent size crowd too.
by Justice
Tuesday Feb 10th, 2009 6:07 PM
When is the Justice For Chauncey Bailey march?
by backatcha
Tuesday Feb 10th, 2009 9:54 PM
many in the community think that it was the cops who were running things with the bakery and that's why they ran so much interference with the investigation into the murder of chauncey bailey