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image Reclaim MLK - Black Lives Matter Demands Read at Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Office, 1/16/15: photos 120_96hours_cityhallmayordemands_reclaimmlk_20150116_001.jpg original image ( 1600x1067) - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. After early morning actions at the Federal building in Oakland and BART stations in San Francisco, Black Lives Matter activists stormed new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s office and read the full list of national and local demands set forth by...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 4:15PM
image Reclaim MLK - Third World for Black Power Lockdown at Federal Building in Oakland, 1/16/15: photos 120_96hours_fedbuildinglockdown_reclaimmlk_20150116_001.jpg original image ( 1600x1067) - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. Launching the four-day weekend of actions in the Bay Area was a surprise Friday morning lockdown of the two main entrances to the Ronald Dellums Federal Building complex. Over two dozen activists arrived at the federal building before dawn and...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:34PM
video Activists Say Santa Cruz Police Lied to Secure Armored Vehicle Purchase (video/quicktime 115.9MB) - by Alex Darocy
On January 27, community members held a press conference at Santa Cruz City Hall to reveal information which has added to their belief that police essentially lied in December when seeking the city council's approval to purchase a BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) they claim will be used county-wide as an "emergency" vehicle. The purchase of the BearCat, which will be paid for with $250,000 in Homeland Security Department grants, has been widely protested i...
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:59PM
calendar Protest Against Nudity Ban 120_best-cropped.jpg original image ( 1000x669) - by Gypsy Taub
Jane Warner Plaza (17th and Market) in San Francisco
Event Date:Sun Feb 1, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:46PM
text DA O'Malley and "Black Lives Matter" Protesters - by ann nomura
Discusses DA O'Malley's bias toward protesters during Occupy Oakland and campaign contributions from Oakland Police Department.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:39PM
calendar InfoSession for new Anti-Policing Campaign - by East Bay Solidarity Network
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland
Event Date:Wed Feb 4, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 7:34PM
image A Year in the Streets: Resistance in the Bay in 2014 120_800_oakland_police_bear_mace_august_15_2014.jpg original image ( 800x790) - by FireWorks
From the blockading of Google buses to the blockading of major freeways. From riots against white supremacy and police in Oakland to anti-tech and gentrification brawls in San Francisco, 2014 was an explosive year. Battles erupted in a variety of places and around various issues. Against surveillance, against the eviction of squats and homeless camps, against Israeli attacks on Gaza at the Port of Oakland, and in workplaces and neighborhoods across the region. While the bay changed for the wo...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:36PM
document EASTWEST #8: An Anarchist Newspaper newa-8.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by EASTWEST
Bay area anarchist publication dealing with community and social struggles in our area. This issue touches on the continued rebellion against the police that we began to cover in the last issue.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:04PM
image Reclaim MLK - BART Friday Shuts Down SF Stations, Disrupts Morning Commute, 1/16/15: photos/video 120_96hours_bartfriday_reclaimmlk_20150116_001.jpg original image ( 1600x1067) - by Dave Id
In solidarity with Black Lives Matter activists across the country who set out to "Reclaim Martin Luther King's Legacy" for MLK Day 2015, Oakland's Anti-Police Terrorism Project (APTP) called for 96 hours of direct action in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kicking off the four-day weekend of publicly announced actions in the Bay Area was a Friday morning mass convergence that began within the Montgomery Street BART station in San Francisco. Around two hundred demonstrators were able to shut down...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 11:57PM
image Hundreds March for Freedom at Cages Kill Rally in Santa Cruz 120_incarcerated-lives-matter_1-24-15.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Bradley Allen
At least 6 people have died in the Santa Cruz County Jail since August 2012 while in the hands of the Sheriff’s Department and California Forensics Medical Group (CFMG).
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:40PM
text Reclaiming King's legacy with 96 hours of direct action: community demands - by APTP
Beginning on Friday, January 16, the Bay Area community engaged in 96 hours of direct action to reclaim King’s legacy of radical non-violent resistance. King’s vision and mission were larger than what we have been allowed to remember. He has been sanitized over the years, but King was clear that direct action was an essential piece of societal transformation.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:10PM
image Merced Homeless Threatened 120_pan_of_camp.jpg original image ( 5317x1608) - by Mike Rhodes
Caltrans says this homeless encampment is on public (State of California) land. If these homeless people can't live here (on the people's land), where can they live?
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:37PM
text Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project Files Suit Challenging "Stay Away" Ordinance - by Steve Pleich
Complaint Seeks to Enjoin Enforcement
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 4:00PM
image Cages Kill! — Freedom Rally & March in Santa Cruz 120_cages-kill-freedom-rally-santa-cruz.jpg original image ( 550x300) - by Sin Barras
Speakers will share personal stories that shed light on the violence of the prison system and strategies for building alternative forms of justice, including Fox Sloan, mother of Amanda Fox Sloan, who died in the jail July of 2013. “Once our loved ones are incarcerated, we are shoved out of the picture, and our concern and care becomes irrelevant and annoying to those operating the jail,” said Sloan.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:17PM
video What You Can Learn from Oakland's Raw Police Automatic License Plate Reader Data (video/mp4 32.5MB) - by EFF
This is the portrait that emerged when EFF analyzed eight days of ALPR data provided by the City of Oakland in response to a request under the California Public Records Act.
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:02PM
image Stanford Students Shut Down San Mateo Bridge on MLK Day, 68 Arrested 120_standford68-sanmateobridge.jpg original image ( 640x640) - by Silicon Shutdown
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:27PM
calendar Tanks, No Thanks Give Back the BearCat Armored Military Vehicle bearcat_flyer_1_27_2015-1.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by
Santa Cruz City Council, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:10PM
image Thousands Unite and March in East Oakland to Reclaim King's Legacy 120_reclaiming-kings-legacy_3_1-19-15.jpg original image ( 640x640) - by Bradley Allen
A weekend of direct actions, teach-ins, politically charged cultural events and marches throughout the Bay Area to Reclaim King’s Legacy culminated with a Jobs and Economy March for the People on January 19. Power concedes nothing without a demand. —Frederick Douglas
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:57PM
calendar Court support for Ali in Vallejo - by orion
Vallejo Superior Court Department 24 321 Tuolumne Street Vallejo,CA 9459
Event Date:Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:52PM
image 1,500 march for Peace and Social Justice in Fresno 120_mlk_1.jpg original image ( 3008x2000) - by Mike Rhodes
A large march (the Fresno Bee estimated 1,500 people) was held on Martin Luther King Day in downtown Fresno. The marchers were there to honor King’s life. Many also came to demand police accountability, peace, social and economic Justice. Here are some photos from the march and the audio from Dolores Huerta’s keynote address.
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:39AM

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