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Help us lay our loved-one Richard Perkins to rest! - by Richard Perkins memorial fund
On Sunday, November 15th, 2015, our beloved Richard was taken from us far too soon! He was a victim of the same Police Violence that has been impacting all of our communities across the Nation. Although we do not yet know the full extent of the details, we do know that there are conflicting eye-witness reports that contradict initial police reports as to what happened that tragic day. Regardless of the circumstances, victim of crime resources are not available to the family as this incident w...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:25PM
How many babies are on this journey - by Ted Rudow III, MA
They have to sell their land and their house and borrow very heavily from neighbors and from family to make this journey, because they have to pay smugglers incredible amounts of money.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:10PM
Block 27 ~ Stockton Rural Cemetery: Our Emancipation Journey Toward Freedom - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Together, local, statewide, national and international stakeholders will come together to identify, document and preserve the salient contributions of those interred within Block 27-Stockton Rural Cemetery.
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:50PM
The Foundations of Racism In America - by Ruthie Sakheim
Global Exchange 2017 Mission St., Conference Room San Francisco, California 94110
Event Date:Mon Nov 23, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:49PM
NLG Files Civil Rights Lawsuit Over Berkeley Police Brutality Against Black Lives Matter Protesters and Journalists - by NLG-SF
Eleven people who were clubbed, teargassed, slammed to the ground, shot with impact munitions or groundlessly arrested by the police during a December 6, 2014, Berkeley demonstration sued the City of Berkeley, then-City Manager Christine Daniel, Chief Michael Meehan, the City of Hayward, and Berkeley and Hayward officers in federal court today. The plaintiffs include journalists who were covering the demonstration, as well as demonstrators. They are seeking to revamp how Berkeley polices demo...
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:42AM
March for Richard Perkins — Man Slain by Oakland Police - by Davey D
On November 20th, 2015, several dozen people met up at the Fruitvale BART station to protest the recent killing of Richard Perkins by Oakland Police.
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:43PM
United Native Americans Demands Full Enforcement of ICWA at #OpExposeCPS - by Quanah Parker Brightman
United Native Americans Demands Full Enforcement of ICWA at #OpExposeCPS International protest against #ForcedAdoption and National Adoption Day https://www.facebook.com/andrea.combs.52/videos/10201090530743480/?pnref=story
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:52PM
30th Annual Holiday Appeal for Class-War Prisoners - by Partisan Defense Committee
Oakstop 1721 Broadway, Oakland West Wing Gallery Suite #203 (at 19th St. BART stop)
Event Date:Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:36PM
Part 1 from journalist David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” at (audio/mpeg 17.4MB) - by WTUL News & Views
19min Part 1 from journalist David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” at University of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 11:50AM
The Malonga Center windows: A tale about Oakland city priorities - by Lydia
Public records requests reveal that the city of Oakland prioritized the noise complaint of one individual over an entire decades-old arts community.
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:56PM
The Beast Side Living (and Dying) While Black in America by D. Watkins - by Sang Kil, Associate Professor
Ann Lucas Lecture Series San Jose State University Science Building Room 142
Event Date:Wed Dec 2, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:46PM
Interview with WBOK Black talk radio host and cartoonist John Slade (audio/mpeg 22.3MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Janet Hays interviews the imitable John Slade - New Orleans native, black cartoonist/author of Afro Brother Spacemen, WBOK Black talk radio host
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:45AM
Labor and BLM Demand: “Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14!” - by Jonathan Nack
Marching around the Courthouse Photo credit: Jonathan Nack Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14 Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. November 10, 2015 Some two hundred energized protesters gathered at 1:30 PM outside D. A. O'Malley's offices, which are located in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. Meanwhile, inside the courthouse, a delegation of top labor leaders occupied D.A. O'Malley's office to press the demand to...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:28PM
Oakland Rising - by Saleem Gilmore
In 2006, Jerry Brown was Mayor of Oakland, Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California, and grassroots politics in Oakland was losing its voice. Local communities felt locked out of City Hall, their voices not being heard. From this landscape came Oakland Rising (OR).
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:58PM
Liberated Lens presents: STANDING SILENT NATION - by Liberated Lens Film Collective
Oakland Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave.
Event Date:Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 10:40PM
Andy Lopez and Youth Empowerment - by Chris Wroth & Francisco Siaz
Santa Rosa youth, who marched in protest of the shooting of Andy Lopez, have returned to call for EMPOWERMENT as the theme of the new park being built in Santa Rosa in memory of Andy Lopez.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:29PM
Book Discussion: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates - by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704
Event Date:Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:20PM
FIGHTING BACK III – How Bay Area activists are defending our Civil Liberties - by Tom Gallagher
St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church 2097 Turk St. (at Lyon), San Francisco
Event Date:Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:21PM
Organizational Meeting: Help plan Leap Day Action Night (Feb. 29, 2016) - by jesse palmer
Long Haul Infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley - 2 blocks from Ashby BART - across from La Pena - 510 540 0751 - thelonghaul.org
Event Date:Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 9:38PM
Condo attack SF (video/mp4 11.1MB) - by anon
Windows smashed out of gentrifier condo on Mission Street in the City.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 1:58PM