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Native Americans Swim Alcatraz to Fight Diabetes - by Pete Verral
The annual PATHSTAR Alcatraz Swim Week is a component of a year-round program to encourage healthy eating and a stay-active lifestyle among American Indians and Alaska Natives who have the highest rates of Type 2 diabetes in the United States, according to the Indian Health Service (IHS).
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:50AM
Rally and March in Berkeley, Support the Homeless & BlackLivesMatter - by
Allston Way & MLK Jr Way, Berkeley, CA. March ends at the Longfellow School, Derby & California.
Event Date:Tue Dec 1, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:29PM
7th year vigil for Oscar Grant III - by Wanda Johnson
Grant Station (Fruitvale Station) in Oakland, Ca.
Event Date:Fri Jan 1, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:53PM
Richard Perkins: 1,000th Person Killed by Cops in the US This Year; OPD Mum on Video (video/mp4 16.5MB) - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Thirty-nine year-old Richard Perkins, father of two, was the 1,000th person killed by police in the United States this year according to the Guardians's The Counted Project.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:11PM
Help us lay our loved-one Richard Perkins to rest! - by Richard Perkins memorial fund
On Sunday, November 15th, 2015, our beloved Richard was taken from us far too soon! He was a victim of the same Police Violence that has been impacting all of our communities across the Nation. Although we do not yet know the full extent of the details, we do know that there are conflicting eye-witness reports that contradict initial police reports as to what happened that tragic day. Regardless of the circumstances, victim of crime resources are not available to the family as this incident w...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:25PM
Block 27 ~ Stockton Rural Cemetery: Our Emancipation Journey Toward Freedom - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Together, local, statewide, national and international stakeholders will come together to identify, document and preserve the salient contributions of those interred within Block 27-Stockton Rural Cemetery.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:50PM
NLG Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Berkeley Police Brutality Against Black Lives Matter Protesters and Journalists - by NLG-SF
Eleven people who were clubbed, teargassed, slammed to the ground, shot with impact munitions or groundlessly arrested by the police during a December 6, 2014, Berkeley demonstration sued the City of Berkeley, then-City Manager Christine Daniel, Chief Michael Meehan, the City of Hayward, and Berkeley and Hayward officers in federal court today. The plaintiffs include journalists who were covering the demonstration, as well as demonstrators. They are seeking to revamp how Berkeley polices demo...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:42AM
March for Richard Perkins — Man Slain by Oakland Police - by Davey D
On November 20th, 2015, several dozen people met up at the Fruitvale BART station to protest the recent killing of Richard Perkins by Oakland Police.
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:43PM
The Malonga Center windows: A tale about Oakland city priorities - by Lydia
Public records requests reveal that the city of Oakland prioritized the noise complaint of one individual over an entire decades-old arts community.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:56PM
Labor and BLM Demand: “Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14!” - by Jonathan Nack
Marching around the Courthouse Photo credit: Jonathan Nack Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14 Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. November 10, 2015 Some two hundred energized protesters gathered at 1:30 PM outside D. A. O'Malley's offices, which are located in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. Meanwhile, inside the courthouse, a delegation of top labor leaders occupied D.A. O'Malley's office to press the demand to...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:28PM
Oakland Rising - by Saleem Gilmore
In 2006, Jerry Brown was Mayor of Oakland, Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California, and grassroots politics in Oakland was losing its voice. Local communities felt locked out of City Hall, their voices not being heard. From this landscape came Oakland Rising (OR).
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:58PM
Andy Lopez and Youth Empowerment - by Chris Wroth & Francisco Siaz
Santa Rosa youth, who marched in protest of the shooting of Andy Lopez, have returned to call for EMPOWERMENT as the theme of the new park being built in Santa Rosa in memory of Andy Lopez.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:29PM
Condo attack SF (video/mp4 11.1MB) - by anon
Windows smashed out of gentrifier condo on Mission Street in the City.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:58PM
Drop the charges against the Black Friday 14! - by Color of Change
A new petition has already reached nearly 1000 signatures. Add your name to demand justice for the Black Friday 14.
Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:55PM
PROTEST November 22 Anniversary of the Murder of 12 year old Tamir Rice - by Bay Area Stop Mass Incarceration Network
Powell and Market Streets, San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Sun Nov 22, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 11:17AM
Alleged public safety advocate misrepresents herself and her organizations - by John Cohen-Colby
On October 22nd, 2015, Take Back Santa Cruz held a so called “Public Safety Forum” headlining "well known Public Safety Advocate” Lynne Brown. Looking into Ms. Brown and her organizations indicate she is profiting off misrepresentations.
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 11:10PM
Nice try, Pope Francis, but to many, Junipero Serra is no saint - by via Samuel Vargo for Daily Kos
“On all the 21 missions along the coast here our people were enslaved, they were beaten, they were tortured, our women were raped. It was forced labor and a forced religion. There’s nothing saintly about the… atrocities on our culture, on our people.” - Anthony Morales, Chief Redblood of the Gabrielino Tongva Band of Mission Indians
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 1:17PM
Analysis: California's Poorest Counties Hit Hardest by Spraying of Glyphosate - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif.— A new report finds that more than half of the glyphosate sprayed in California is applied in the state’s eight most impoverished counties. Glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, is classified as a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization and may get a similar designation from the state of California in the coming weeks.
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 2:11PM
Análisis:Condados Mas Pobres de California Lo Más Afectados Por La Fumigación de Glifosato - by Center for Biological Diversity
OAKLAND, Calif.— Un informe nuevo concluye que más que la mitad del glifosato rociado en California se aplica en los ocho condados más pobres del estado. Glifosato, conocido como Roundup, está clasificado como un cancerígeno probable por la Organización Mundial de la Salud y puede obtener una designación similar por el estado de California en las próximas semanas.
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 2:04PM
Coalition Submits 30,000 Comments Opposing Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels - by Dan Bacher
Robert Wright, Senior Counsel for Friends of the River, emphasized the extreme ecological crisis that the San Francisco Bay-Delta is in now, with winter Run Chinook salmon, Delta and longfin smelt, Central Valley steelhead, green sturgeon and other species nearing extinction. “This is an emergency," said Wright. "The San Francisco Bay-Delta is in peril. Extinction is forever. This Tunnels project must either be dropped, or the ‘Water Fix’ agencies must issue new, honest documents und...
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 10:06AM