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Oakland protests ban on nighttime protests (audio/mpeg 4.1MB) - by KPFA Weekend News
On Saturday night, 05.23.2015, Oakland protested Mayor Libby Shaff's reinterpretation of an existing ordinance to ban evening protest.
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 11:26PM
Oakland Police Enforce a De Facto Curfew on Evening Street Protests. (video/quicktime 27.1MB) - by WeCopwatch
On the evening of May 23, 2015, for the second time in one week, the Oakland Police, under the direction of Mayor Libby Shaaf, enforced a de facto curfew on street protesting
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 6:32PM
Reporting Oakland police violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms - by Occupy For Human Rights
Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Oakland Police can be reported to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. Testimonials are read by the Working Group on Communications and the Working Group on Situations. Arguments can be made that the situation in Oakland meets the criteria for the complaint procedure. The process for reforming the Oakland Police is not working, due to obstructions of justice from within the system. There needs to be an outside, internat...
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 1:07PM
Interfaith Challenge to Protest Curfew - by
14th and Broadway Street Oakland, California 94612
Event Date:Sun May 24, 2015 8:00PM
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 9:42AM
Call to Action: We Will Not Bow Down; We Will Not Stop Marching! - by
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th & Broadway
Event Date:Sat May 23, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 5:37PM
Libby Shaaf Can't Stop The Revolution! - by #FUCKTHECURFEW
FIRST FRIDAY - 23RD AND TELEGRAPH - OAKLAND - CALIFORNIA
Event Date:Fri Jun 5, 2015 8:00PM
Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 5:34PM
Black women challenge new ordinance for evening curfew in Oakland with peaceful protest - by Black Women Matter
For IMMEDIATE Release!
Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 3:20PM
Written Proof of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's New Nighttime Protest Curfew - by Dave Id
As part of a nationwide Black Women Matter day of action yesterday which focused on state violence against African American women and transgender people, a call-out was issued by area Black women and the Black Youth Project 100 for a 7pm rally at Oscar Grant plaza, set to be followed by a march down Broadway to Oakland police headquarters. Numerous speakers addressed related issues in the plaza. Then, as soon as the group began to move, OPD took the unusual step of immediately declaring that...
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 5:34PM
Cat Brooks Speaks Out Against Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's New Evening Protest Curfew (video/mp4 3.5MB) - by Dave Id
In the video here, Cat Brooks speaks in front of OPD headquarters after marchers defied Oakland police orders yesterday and proceeded to march in the street. Cat confronts the city's racism exhibited by harsh new security measures enforced at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday, May 19, and new orders by Mayor Libby Schaaf to enforce an unprecedented evening protest curfew which apparently went into effect last night at the #SayHerName #BlackWomenMatter march. Cat declares, "These streets do not b...
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 4:51PM
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Institutes Curfew On Nighttime Street Protests - by Darwin BondGraham, East Bay Express
Police forced a peaceful march that was organized by Black women off the streets of Oakland last evening in an unusual show of force that heralds the first enforcement of a nighttime prohibition on street demonstrations. Last night’s protest was part of a national day of action called #SayHerName focusing on police violence against women and transgender people.
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 4:25PM
NLG Condemns Oakland's Attack on the Right to Assemble and Protest - by NLG-SF
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2015
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 3:17PM
Libby Schaaf orders OPD to crack down on nighttime protests and street marches in Oakland - by Davey D
5/21/15, 10pm: So tonight the Black women who organized the #SayHerName march in Oakland to bring attention to the scores of Black women being brutalized and terrorized by police were informed by OPD about a new PROTEST CURFEW.. Yes you read that right.. Oakland Police said there is a new protest curfew via Mayor Libby Shaaf
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 2:19PM
AFSCME 3299 & CLF Call on UC to Support Equal Pay for its Subcontractors - by via AFSCME 3299
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the sa...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:00PM
May Day Anti-Capitalist/Oakland 2 Baltimore March, 2015: photos - by Dave Id
May Day in Oakland began with the ILWU shutting down the port of Oakland in a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. A large morning march then headed to Oscar Grant plaza for an afternoon rally. Originally, a call-out was made for an evening anti-capitalist march starting at Latham Square, but after Baltimore exploded in protest on the day of Freddie Grey's funeral on April 27, the march was instead called as a solidarity action, Oakland 2 Baltimore. At it's height, marchers ...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 12:20AM
APTP returns to Home Depot to hold protest for women’s lives stolen by police terror - by Anti Police-Terror Project
For Immediate Release
Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 4:25PM
Anti-Eviction Mapping Mural Project interview on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 263.0MB) - by paz
JUST IN from the amazing folks at the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. The long-awaited "Narratives of Displacement" is an oral history project map featuring the stories of the displaced upon a background of no-fault evictions in San Francisco and foreclosures in Alameda County. "The audio and video stories are embedded on the map, often in short and long format, so that viewers can engage in different clips of stories, or at times delve into deeper stories of loss and resistance." Check it ou...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:38PM
May Day Protest 2015 - ILWU Local 10 Initiates Protest Against Police Terror - by Kavilier Films
This is a documentary about the May 1 action on the Oakland docks by ILWU Local 10 and supporters to protest police terror
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 5:29AM
CSU Teaching Staff in a "Race To The Bottom: Losing Ground and Losing Faith" - by California Faculty Association
Both the quantitative and the qualitative data reveal a significant economic precariousness in the lives of many CSU faculty. From these responses (and from the salary data provided in our first paper), it is undeniable that significant numbers of faculty teaching in the CSU today are among California’s “working poor.” Many others are financially hanging on by a thread through a variety of means...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 11:40AM
“Tribute to Roque Dalton" event@lapena/ inteview with mauel Arias on Settingthe standard - by paz
Roque Dalton (1935-1957) es el poeta más destacado de El Salvador. Su vida: una novela de aventuras. Su poesía: la explosión de chispas entre utopía política y entusiasmo, entre convicción revolucionaria y obsesión por las herejías. English Description: Roque Dalton (1935-75) is the most known poet of El Salvador. Sentenced to death by the Salvadoran dictatorships because of his subversive activities, he managed to avoid his execution two times. He lived his exile in Mexico, Pra...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 3:31AM
100 California Officials Ask Gov. Brown for Fracking Moratorium - by Center for Biological Diversity
ANAHEIM, Calif.— More than 100 mayors, city council members and other local officials from dozens of communities want Gov. Jerry Brown to halt fracking to protect California’s water supply from contamination during a devastating drought.
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 7:27PM