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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
Petition Initiated at UC Santa Cruz Following Hate Crime - by via Students for Action
A petition has been initiated by students at UC Santa Cruz following a brutal attack and hate crime that occurred on the basis of sexual orientation on campus on February 6.
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:24PM
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
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
Mark w/ BAMN Interview Work-To-Rule Action in Oakland; 20 Schools Participate (audio/x-wav 130.8MB) - by paz
Teachers at about 20 Oakland public schools are working the minimum number of required hours in a labor action to protest the slow pace of contract negotiations, teacher union president Trish Gorham said Friday Several hundred Oakland Education Association teachers as well as students and parents rallied outside an Oakland Unified School District Board meeting on Jan. 28. After they went inside, they spoke out against proposals to privatize Fremont, Castlemont and McClymonds high schools, ...
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:57PM
National Adjunct Day of Action: Saint Precaria's Pilgrimage - by
UCSC Quarry Plaza
Event Date:Wed Feb 25, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:25PM
Student Strike - by
UC Santa Cruz - Pickets starting at Hagar and Coolidge + West Entrance
Event Date:Thu Mar 5, 2015 4:30AM
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:08PM
Rev. Jeremiah Burke Sanderson ~ Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
1865 ~ 2015 Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom begins with restoration of a historical monument to Rev. Jeremiah Burke Sanderson and the Elk Street Colored School, Stockton, California. The Esquire Club and City of Stockton erected the historical monument February 15, 1985 and together, a year long effort towards celebrating an amazing journey towards freedom, the Sesquicentennial Celebration of Freedom begins...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:59AM
UC Student Association Passes Two Resolutions on Divestment - by University of California Student Association
OAKLAND CA - On Sunday, February 8, The University of California Student Association, the independent official voice of 240,000 UC students, passed two advisory resolutions: Resolution Calling for the UC Regents to Divest from Corporations Violating Palestinian Human Rights (see PDF) and Resolution Toward Socially Responsible Investment at the University of California (see PDF) by an 9-1 vote, with 5 abstentions.
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2015 10:40PM
Fire All Cops! - by Solidarity Monterey
On February 22nd, 2014 a CSU Monterey Bay police officer arrived at a student’s apartment because the student was supposedly trying to commit suicide. Now that cop is likely going to be fired for not using excessive force; specifically, for not tasing the student. The details vary according to who recounts the story, and the whole thing has been complicated by a legal shitstorm between the CSUMB cop and their union on one side, and the city of Marina police department on the other. The CSUM...
Posted: Sat Feb 7, 2015 7:01PM
Triple Tech Bus Blockade with Teachers at Fairmount Elementary School - by Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
On February 6th, at 8am, teachers at San Francisco's bilingual public Fairmount Elementary School joined with the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project to block 3 private tech buses. Buses from Google and Facebook were blocked, as we protested the takeover of what had been four parking spots for teachers at the school by a tech bus stop. Teachers had not been consulted before their parking stops were privatized, just this past month. A video of the action by Peter Menchini can be seen here: http://vi...
Posted: Fri Feb 6, 2015 7:28PM
Students for Justice in Palestine at SJSU Condemn UC Davis Vandalism - by via Students for Justice in Palestine at SJSU
Students for Justice in Palestine at San Jose State University Condemn UC Davis Vandalism
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 6:04PM
Eureka City Schools Officials Settle Lawsuit with National Center for Youth Law, ACLU - by ACLU of Northern California
Eureka – Eureka City Schools has reached a settlement agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed last year by the National Center for Youth Law and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. Under the agreement, the district will implement a community-wide collaborative process aimed at cultivating a positive and inclusive school climate where all students feel welcome and safe.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 8:04PM
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
UC Strike Called for January 27th - by via UAPD
The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors employed by its student health centers will hold a one-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike on Tuesday, January 27th, starting at 7:30 am.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:55PM
Changing Our Union, Not Just Our Leaders: Proposals for the UESF election - by Adrienne Johnstone and Andrew Libson
Elections are approaching for the leadership of United Educators of San Francisco. Here we offer a platform for a new leadership and, more importantly, for a new kind of union.
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:12AM
HSU Students Take Over Native Forum - by Unified Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/20/15
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:12PM
Exercise your 1st Amendment 'rights', expect to be spied on?! - by G
Rule Of Law is a Farce.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:29PM