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Title: Rally in Solidarity w NYC Against Cop Execution of Ramani Gray & Against Police Brutality
START DATE: Thursday March 21
TIME: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Details:
Oscar Grant Plaza, 14th & Broadway, Oakland, California.
Event Type: Protest
Contact Name
Email Addressalanblueford [at] yahoo.ca
Phone Number
Address
Kimani Gray was shot seven times by two NYPD undercover cops -- thrice in the back -- on March 9th in Brooklyn. The officers who shot him have a record of violations of civil liberties.

For five consecutive nights last week protests against this police murder have been held in New York City. The Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition calls for a rally in solidarity with these ongoing protests and against police brutality -- the same brutality which resulted in the death of Alan Blueford -- here in Oakland.

His mother spoke out a few days ago:

“Why was Kimani been murdered, and slaughtered? Why was Kimani begging for his life? Why was Kimani saying [those things] if he had a weapon? … He’s my angel, and my baby, and he was slaughtered, and I want to know why. After the first shot, why the second bullet, why the third bullet? … Just walk in my shoes, please, and understand my grief… I want justice, for his civil rights, for being an American citizen.”
Come join together in one voice on Thursday to tell the world that this must stop!



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by Zachary RunningWolf
( runningwolf.zachary [at] yahoo.com ) Monday Mar 18th, 2013 10:16 AM
I hope these marches are making people realize we don't need the police. In historical perspective they were original "Slave Catchers" and nothing has really changed. As with Oakland Occupy when the slaves (us ie. general public) complain that our Masters (Wall Street) are taking too much the KKKops move us out of the Commons area (Oscar Grant Plaza) all 900 of them. While we were in the Plaza crime dropped by 17% (as we had our own security) and White people were wondering around downtown after midnight with no worry of being mugged by us colored folk. We do not need them.