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Title: Cease and Desist: It Ends Today
START DATE: Wednesday August 20
TIME: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details:
We will gather at 5:00 pm in FOUR locations:
- Oscar Grant OG Plaza
- Oakland Main Library (659 14th Street, Oakland Ca 94612)
- African American History Museum (125 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612)
- Jack London Square (near Waterfont Hotel)

Event Type: Protest
Over the last few weeks, police have murdered five Black men & women across the country:

Mike Brown: Ferguson, MO
Ezell Ford: South Los Angeles
Eric Garner: New York
Jacorey Calhoun: Oakland
Unidentified woman in San Jose who had a power drill

And of course, there have been thousands and thousands more murdered Black, Brown & poor people throughout the years.

Oscar Grant
Alan Blueford
Alex Nieto
Andy Lopez
Kimani Gray
Kendrec McDade
Amadou Diallo
Sean Bell
Ramarley Graham

On WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20th, We will take to the streets and tell the police: IT ENDS TODAY

We will gather at 5:00 pm in FOUR locations:
- Oscar Grant OG Plaza
- Oakland Main Library (659 14th Street, Oakland Ca 94612)
- African American History Museum (125 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612)
- Jack London Square (near Waterfont Hotel)

5:00 - 5:15: banner making, public education, speakers
5:15 - 5:30: music & chants
5:30: MARCH to 7th & Broadway
6:00 - 6:30: music, speakers, chants
6:30: MARCH to Oscar Grant Plaza
6:30 - 7:00: Community Speak Out and Action Planning for a Sustained Campaign Against Police Terrorism

Simultaneous Actions in Los Angeles & Mississippi

PLEASE choose a different location for you and your comrades to begin the action! It is important that we show the power of the people to a larger share of our city than just OG plaza.

Again the action will begin in FOUR locations at 5:00 pm:

- Oscar Grant Plaza
- Oakland Main Library (659 14th Street, Oakland Ca 94612)
- African American History Museum (125 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612)
- Jack London Square (near Waterfont Hotel)

Endorsing Organizations: ONYX, MXGM, Healthy Hoodz, Young Oakland, Inner Council of Murdered Children, Alan Blueford Center for Justice

For Questions or to Endorse, Contact Cat at onyxcat333 [at] gmail.com for any questions.
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