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Reclaim MLK - Black Lives Matter Demands Read at Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Office, 1/16/15: 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. 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
Students hear about Pan-Africanism/US Imperialism at Rally in Mountain View - by R. Robertson
Top Photo: On the left is Pan-African activist Stokely Carmichael, at right Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale. Speaker Akubundu Lott displayed the photo at a student rally yesterday in Mountain View. Lott praised students for bringing to light issues of international law. He spoke about US imperialism and decried the fact that the US government is exempt from the International Criminal Court.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:32PM
Reclaim MLK - Third World for Black Power Lockdown at Federal Building in Oakland, 1/16/15: 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. 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
Why Rejecting the Pitiful Police Brutality Settlement of #J28 Helps #BlackLivesMatter - by Ergoat
Recalling the events of #J28 2012 Occupy Oakland, the aftermath, and the pitifully small settlement three years later. How if we don't learn from this, we are dooming the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:17PM
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
WeCopwatch is Investigating the Police Attacks on December 6th, 2014 in Berkeley - by WeCopwatch
On December 6, 2014, the Berkeley Police, assisted by other agencies, attacked scores of demonstrators protesting the Grand Jury decisions on the Eric Garner and Mike Brown killings.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:07PM
A Year in the Streets: Resistance in the Bay in 2014 - 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
EASTWEST #8: An Anarchist Newspaper - 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
Support Free Speech at UCSC - by Don Monkerud
22 Jewish Alumni protest Angela Davis address at UCSC. Why can't Americans debate U.S. policies that support Israel? Such debate promoted in Israel. Why do people oppose Israel policies? Important issues for Americans.
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:06PM
Reclaim MLK - BART Friday Shuts Down SF Stations, Disrupts Morning Commute, 1/16/15: photos/video - 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
Hard Knock Radio: Martin Luther King Jr. Day audio and interviews (audio/mpeg 10.3MB) - by Davey D
On January 19, MLK Day 2015, the action started before dawn with a Black Lives Matter demonstration at the home of new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf. Later in the morning, thousands gathered for a rally at the Fruitvale BART station plaza before a march to the Oakland Coliseum, near the site of the planned "Coliseum City" mega-development. Hard Knock Radio with Davey D captured the sounds of the day and interviewed participants.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:26PM
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
Petition: Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra - by via MoveOn.org
Urge Pope Francis to abandon his decision to canonize Junipero Serra as "the great evangalizer" and apologize to the descendants of thousands of indigenous Californians that died at the hands of Serra's Mission system. Sign petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/urge-pope-francis-to
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:32PM
Stanford Students Shut Down San Mateo Bridge on MLK Day, 68 Arrested - by Silicon Shutdown
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:27PM
HSU Students Take Over Native Forum - by Unified Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/20/15
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:12PM
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
1,500 march for Peace and Social Justice in Fresno - 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
NLG Urges Alameda County DA and BART to Immediately Drop the Charges Against the #BlackFriday14 - by NLG-SF
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2015
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:17PM
Justice Now-MLK Oakland Rally/Workers & Community Demand Justice And An End To Privatization - by Labor Video Project
Thousands of workers and youth attended a rally and march on MLK's birthday and spoke about repression, murder and the fight against charters on Oakland schools and privatization.
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:08PM
MLK Day in Fresno (video/mp4 49.4MB) - by Mike Rhodes
The 2015 Martin Luther King Day march in downtown Fresno started at City Hall with music and a brief rally with Dolores Huerta. This is a 4:47 minute video of photos from the march and excerpts from Huerta’s remarks at City Hall and the Memorial Auditorium.
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:48PM