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Black and Brown Lives Matter – Monterey Protest Shuts Down Highway 1 - by Direct Action Monterey Network
On Saturday March 28th, 8 people were arrested at the Black and Brown Lives Matter protest in Monterey.
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:47AM
Eight Arrested in Black and Brown Lives Matter Rally and March, Monterey, CA 3-28-15 - by Willow Katz, Sin Barras
On Saturday March 28, 2015 in Monterey, CA, about 75 people joined a broad coalition of activists in a 10 am rally and march starting at the Monterey Wharf to protest white supremacist police brutality in Salinas and nationwide and say Black and Brown Lives Matter.
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:30PM
Respect the People, Respect the Ancestors - DENOUNCE SERRA - by
Carmel Mission, 3080 Rio Rd, Carmel-By-The-Sea, CA
Event Date:Sun Apr 5, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:34PM
"Bells Across the Land" ~ California State Capitol - by khubaka, michael harris
Internal displace of our First Nation family on this land and slavery throughout the State of California remains an open secret, as we celebrate the end of the US Civil War. Rev. Thomas Starr King, Moses Rodgers and many others helped finance the US Sanitary Commission, while helping California extend freedom to those enslaved in the Golden State. Our Sesquicentennial Freedom Celebrations continue in partnership with "Bells Across the Land" sharing our unique contribution to the forward flo...
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 8:50AM
The Unmanageable University - by Autonomous Students UCSC
Before dawn on Tuesday, March 3, a group of six students at the University of California Santa Cruz went to the fishhook connecting Highways 1 to 17. Evoking the practice of highway blockades popularized during the Black Lives Matter movement, they chained themselves to aluminum trashcans filled with cement and blocked traffic for nearly five hours. The traffic jam this caused stretched over the hill to snarl Silicon Valley commutes, an act of peaceful civil disobedience that has since become...
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:54AM
Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement Begin - by Willow Katz
Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement (SCATESC), began March 23, 2015. Actions were held in California from San Diego to Arcata (Arcata/Eureka, LA, Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Cruz) and in Philadelphia, PA. More locations to come on April 23rd and the 23rd of each month. Below is a report from just one locality, Santa Cruz, which took a creative approach.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:13PM
Shutting It Down For Alex - by Patricia Jackson
March 23, 2015, on the one-year anniversary of the police killing of Alex Nieto, and as none of the four cops involved Alex’s death faced any charges, Stop Police Impunity held a peoples’ court in front of Mission SFPD Station.
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:51PM
SF Mission Police Street Occupation-On Anniversary Of The Death Of Alex Nieto - by Labor Video Project
Activists and family members rallied at the San Francisco Mission police station on the anniversary of Alex Nieto's murder. They held a mock trial.
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:01PM
Black Community Control of the Police - by Bakari Olatunji
Uhuru House, 7911 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland
Event Date:Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:32AM
Petition for "Strategic Release" for Abdul Olugbala Shakur - by Steve Martinot
Abdul Olugbala Shakur is a political prisoner, one of the organizers of the Cal. prison hunger strikes, and a founder of the George Jackson University. He has stayed involved in black communities and the struggle for justice even while in prison. This is a petition to try to win parole for him.
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:26AM
Attack on Jabari Shaw, daughter, & Mary Carmen Valencourt by US Marshals, FBI, and OPD - by CRC for Self Determination
In the wake of the March 9th violent police attack on well-known Oakland activist Jabari Shaw, we at Community Ready Corps (C.R.C.) are raising questions about the surveillance of community organizers by the Oakland Police Department and U.S. Marshalls.
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 12:43PM
Sophia Garcia Robles Drum Feast - by
Family Student Housing Field, UC Santa Cruz Free parking is available in the West Remote lot. Map: http://maps.ucsc.edu/content/412/map_detail
Event Date:Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:58PM
Justice for O'Shaine Evans Press Conference - by PRESS CONFERENCE: Justice For O'Shaine Evans!
On the steps of the Hall of (IN)Justice, 850 Bryant, San Francisco
Event Date:Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:26PM
San Francisco "Liberals", Their Police Department & The Assault on the Black Community - by ntuit
SFPD: Lingering Questions on Race
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:42AM
Solidarity Statement from the Inside: “Keep the Struggle Alive!” - by Free Dante!
Solidarity statement to supporters from Dante Cano in Santa Rita Jail. Dante is an anarchist facing felony charges stemming from a demonstration against police violence in Oakland in February.
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 12:43AM
Pit River Tribe and Allies Rally to Protect Medicine Lake - by Dan Bacher
“Medicine Lake is a sacred place and it needs to be protected at all costs,” said Pit River Tribal Chairman Mickey Gemmill. “We’re trying to preserve our culture and Medicine Lake is part of the beginning of our people. If we allow these corporations to come in and frack, we could lose that chance to bring back that part of our culture. So we’re asking the Calpine Corporation to step back and leave the Medicine Lake Highlands alone.” Photo of Medicine Lake defenders in front of...
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:39PM
A Place of Her Own - by Tara Dorabji
An interview about an Asian American Art and Healing Workshop.
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 11:45PM
Marching to the UCSC Police Station During 96 Hours of Action - by Alex Darocy
During the 96 Hours of Action demonstrations at UC Santa Cruz, students marched to the campus police station for an FTP vigil on March 4. As they marched, they carried two coffins with them to symbolize those killed by police. Some also carried "Drop the Charges" signs, which referred to the criminal charges six UCSC students face in association with the Highway 17 blockade in Santa Cruz that occurred on March 3. Demonstrations during 96 Hours of Action were organized from March 2-5 to oppose...
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:13PM
Call to Defend the Afrika Town Community Garden in Oakland - by Qilombo
On Saturday, May 7th, hundreds of people gathered in the garden space next to the Qilombo Community Center and "harvested and planted for spring, fed the community, made medicines, created a beautiful mural, cleaned up the neighborhood, painted red, black, green, and yellow all over the block, and put Afrika Town signs up everywhere. We are claiming our right to take over space and our right to exist." Organizers went on to say, "This is what Black lives Matter really means! This is where Bla...
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:07PM
Mission Protest of Cop Killing in SF - by Michael Steinberg
People marched through SF’s Mission District tonight to protest the murder of 21 year old Mayan Amilcar Perez-Lopez.
Posted: Sun Mar 8, 2015 1:19AM