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National Scholarly Research ~ Historic Stockton Waterfront District - by khubaka, michael harris
Historic Stockton Waterfront District builds on an amazing legacy 1840-1870. 2015 Stockton Black History Month ends with new primary source documents towards sharing a historic legacy unknown, unvalued or to be kept underground. The Ebony Boat Club is a welcomed maritime resource and recreational opportunity to join a growing collaboration of City, County, State and National officials eager to highlight the positive contribution by people of African ancestry. In context of a national conv...
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:04PM
Graduate Students Host Teach-In to Address Institutionalized Racism at UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare - by Ariana Allensworth
A group of 60 graduate students led a teach-in and mediation at UC Berkeley’s School of Welfare yesterday in response to racist comments made by a tenured professor. During class on Feb. 10, a tenured white professor, shared statistics citing Black on Black crime as the real cause of harm to the Black community. He then encouraged the class to join him in a rap, claiming that he had been inspired after attending a Black Lives Matter event the prior evening. The rap he shared in class caused...
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:51PM
March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard (audio/mpeg 33.2MB) - by paz
March 15! East Oakland Block Party interview with George of CURYJ on settingthestandard Save the Date March 15! East Oakland Block Party for the whole family, celebrating the 50th Anniversaries of the Black and Chicano Arts Movements. Brought to you by East Side Arts Alliance, One Land One Struggle, CURYJ, East Bay Chevs, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, Black Organizing Project, Onyx, and our neighborhood partners! #eastsideartsalliance https://www.facebook.com/CURYJ
Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:53PM
Emergency! Trayvon Martin's Murderer Walks Again! - There is NO JUSTICE from the DOJ - by Stop Mass Incarceration Network
Oscar Grant Corner, 14th/Broadway, Oakland, to the Federal Building
Event Date:Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:02PM
Jacorey Calhoun and the outsourcing of Oakland police violence - by Scott Jay, The Outsider
Oakland city officials have bragged that the Oakland Police have not shot anybody for 20 months, a streak ended recently when an officer shot at--but missed--a man who was reportedly having a mental health crisis. However, in the last 13 months five people have been shot and killed by law enforcement in Oakland, it just happens that they were not killed by members of the Oakland Police Department.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:34PM
Interview with Linda Grant on the Struggle at Triangle Park in Oakland - by FireWorks
In September of 2014, the City of Oakland began to make attempts to displace and remove people in public plazas along San Pablo Ave in the wake of the WOSP (West Oakland Specific Plan) being passed. The clamp down by the police on the plazas is thus clearly part of "socially cleansing" the area, while UC Berkeley students mapped out the park and planned where the art would go for a "transition," and city workers erected fences at 32nd and San Pablo ('Triangle Park') and near 21st and San Pabl...
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:36PM
Fire to the Prisons #12 is Available Now! - by FTTP
Fire to the Prisons, international insurrectionary publication focusing on social struggles, ongoing political/economic/ecological tensions, and political prisons is back and you can order copies now! Also available for free at Qilombo, the Long Haul, and the Omni.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:25PM
Graffiti Near Where Yuvette Henderson Was Shot By Emeryville Police - by photog
Graffiti seen painted just about a block away from where Yuvette was shot and killed by EPD a few weeks earlier.
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:50AM
Emeryville Home Depot Shut Down for Justice for Yuvette Henderson, 1/21/15: photos - by Dave Id
Yuvette Henderson, mother of two, was gunned down by Emeryville police officers Michelle Shepard and Warren Williams on February 3 within minutes of an incident at the Emeryville Home Depot about a block away. Details of exactly what happened at the Home Depot remain unclear. The current, and still incomplete, police narrative of the killing that followed conflicts with initial police statements as well as eyewitness accounts. Disturbingly, officer Williams used an AR-15 military assault w...
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:07AM
Good Friday Set to Denounce Junipero Serra and Honor California Native Indians - by via AIM Southern California
Los Angeles, CA. February, 18, 2015 – on Friday April 3rd as most Catholics observe Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, California Native Nations, Native organizations, friends and supporters will be gathering for Prayer to denounce Pope Francis's decision to canonize Junipero Serra and to pay respects to those buried in mass graves at each of the 21 Missions. Location and time to be announced soon.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:24PM
Anti Police-Terror Project Holds Rally and Vigil for Yuvette Henderson - by Anti-Police Terror Project
This Saturday February 21st, there will be a rally, speak-out, and march, all in loving memory of Yuvette Henderson. All aspects of the action are planned to be peaceful. The rally will begin at 10:00 AM at the Emeryville Police Dept at 2449 Powell Street Emeryville, CA 94608. This event is organized by the Anti-Police Terror Project with permission from the family of Yuvette Henderson.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:50AM
Historic march for divestment at UC Davis photo essay - by Francisco J. Dominguez
One hundred students at UC Davis marched in a call for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi on February 10.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:30PM
John Swett High School Mascot, Indians, Removed after 90 years - by via SSPRIT
Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT) along with AIM West, ACLU of Northern California, John Swett High School (JSHS) Alumni and Crockett Community Members formed the Carquinez Coalition to Change the Mascot in early 2014.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:07PM
Family Files Five Hundred Million Dollar Federal Lawsuit Against San Jose State University - by Justice for Gregory
This morning, a family filed a five hundred million dollar federal lawsuit, pro per, against San Jose State University, San Jose State University Police Department, and Sigma Chi fraternity for conspiring to cover up the 2008 death of Gregory Johnson, Jr.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:49PM
Reclaim MLK - Civil Rights Movement Guerrilla Screening in Temescal, 1/17/15: photos - 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. On the second day, after a morning action confronting the Berkeley City Council and an afternoon die-in in Oakland, a silent outdoor guerrilla screening was held in the Temescal area of Oakland.
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:02AM
Reclaim MLK - Grand Lake Theater Die-In After Screening of Selma, 1/17/15: photos - 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. On the second day, after a morning action confronting the Berkeley City Council about police violence against protesters in early December, clergy and congregations from local Black churches staged a die-in in front of the Grand Lake theater in...
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:11PM
Indigenous Elder expected to serve 2 jail sentences for the same so-called `crime' - by hawkfeather
The Alameda County DA's office, acting as proxy for the Dept. of Homeland[Fatherland?] Security, is subjecting a Native Elder to double jeopardy, to-wit, 2 jail terms for the same `offense'.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:55AM
Family and Friends Remember Phillip Watkins, 23-Year-Old Killed by San Jose Police - by Alex Darocy
Family, friends, and community supporters came together on February 14 for a candle light vigil to honor 23-year-old Phillip Watkins, who was shot and killed by two officers with the San Jose Police Department on February 11. About one hundred people attended the vigil, and many spoke about what a positive person Phillip was, and how he changed their lives.
Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:38PM
Broken System: A response to non-indictment of Alex Nieto’s killers - by Justice for Alex Nieto
The Nieto Family refused to meet with D.A. Gascón today to receive the disappointing and all predictable news: no charges filed against the killers of Alex Nieto. We stand with the Nieto Family by turning our backs on the criminal justice system too.
Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:12PM
Support Yuvette Henderson's Family - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Your solidarity is needed!
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:42PM