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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
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
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
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
Los Angeles Sued Over Racially Discriminatory Oil Drilling Permitting - by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2015 — Youth groups and community organizations sued the city of Los Angeles today for allowing oil companies to drill hundreds of contaminating wells near homes without conducting mandatory environmental studies, and for exposing black and Latino residents to disproportionate health and safety risks by imposing less-protective rules in their neighborhoods.
Posted: Fri Nov 6, 2015 4:22PM
Alejo Responds to Veto of Ethnic Studies Bill - by via Luis A. Alejo
(SACRAMENTO, OCTOBER 9, 2015) — Today, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Assembly Bill 101 authored by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas). Assembly Bill 101 would have required the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) to oversee the development of a model curriculum on Ethnic Studies by establishing an Ethnic Studies Advisory Committee. The State Board of Education (SBE) would have then adopted this model curriculum, so that schools with grades 7-12 may offer an Ethnic Studies cou...
Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:29AM
On Behalf of My Sister, Nicole Deane - by Alex Deane
My Sister, #BlackLivesMatter, The Oakland Police, a Warrant and the Kern County District Attorney.
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:08AM
Chumash Heritage Marine Sanctuary Moves Forward - by via Sierra Club
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that the nomination for a new Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary has been accepted. The acceptance recognizes the site as deserving special status, and puts it officially under consideration for protec- tion as part of the National Marine Sanctuary Program. The proposed Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary would be the first one to focus on indigenous culture and history as a primary core value along with...
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:54PM
Letter of UC support for Indigenous Land Access Committee - by via Indigenous Land Access Committee
We, the undersigned students, researchers, and educators of the University of California, recognize that the University of California, Berkeley was built on occupied Ohlone territory, and as such, we urge UC administrators to respond to the following invitation sent to you by the Indigenous Land Access Committee (ILAC) to honor and respect indigenous access to sacred land at the Gill Tract:
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:04PM
CBS News: Investigators Say Umpqua Gunman Had White Supremacist Literature - by repost
The LA Times reported yesterday that the shooter at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon was found based on his social media activity to be a support of white supremacy.
Posted: Thu Oct 8, 2015 12:02AM
Berkeley Police Department Data Reveals Stark Racial Disparities - by National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area
Newly released data on police stops confirms local activists' and communities' of color charges of racial profiling in Berkeley. Data on police stops in Berkeley from January 18, 2015 to August 12, 2015, collected by the Berkeley Police Department and disclosed in response to a Public Records Act (PRA) request, reveals a pattern of discriminatory conduct against African American and Latino civilians.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 5:31PM
Author Anita Wills announces release of book, A Nation of Flaws JustUs in the Homeland - by Anita L Wills
Author Anita Wills announces the release of her book, A Nation of Flaws JustUs in the Homeland. The book is an indepth look at the state of the American Justice System and its treatment of African Americans.
Posted: Sun Oct 4, 2015 5:55PM
Massive pain inflicted on Australian Aborigines to steal their land rights - by Diet Simon, sourcing from WGAR News
“In 2007, the soldiers came with their guns. The first experience of the Intervention for many was terror. Do we run into the bush to prevent their taking our kids, to avoid being shot?” The dread and panic is palpable in the relating. Rachel Willika’s eloquent and powerful telling inspired Rosie Scott to compile this anthology.” “The Intervention – an Anthology” has now been presented at eight venues in New South Wales, Victoria and the Northern Territory. Eight years after the...
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:28PM
Alarming: Some Jews and Zionists Are Using Exaggerated Hysteria to Destroy Free Speech on - by Grady Grip
There is something very disturbing going on with the University of California school systems that is more serious than over-inflated allegations of anti-Semitism and hate crimes on college campuses in California, and that is special interest bully pulpit attempt by some Jews to get regulations passed that outlaw any kind of speech that that basically rejects the Zionist project in Israel as a Jewish State. This is a very serious attack on free speech in one of America’s college systems. Try...
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:42PM
Has the SF Human Rights Commission declared the Black community dead? - by Allen Jones
For years the SF Human Rights Commission, which was created in 1964 to fight against discrimination and for equality. Today, sadly, there is strong evidence to suggest it discriminates against the Black community to the point of leaving for dead or worse.
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:04AM
Torture Continues: CDCR Settlement Screws Prisoners - by MIM(Prisons)
The settlement is a victory for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and it knocks out one of the three main legs of the campaign to shut down the SHU -- the courts... It is only the fascist-leaning cop-lovers and state bureaucrats that oppose the call... Yet through all the years of struggle here in California, somehow the CDCR has succeeded in painting the ending of torture as the extreme option, with the recent settlement as the sensible compromise. But they are w...
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:20PM
State maintains loophole for cancer-causing pesticides - by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Sacramento, CA, August 24, 2015 - Late Friday, state officials responded — and again signaled delay — on implementing restrictions for the use of the cancer-causing pesticide Telone. This comes on the heals of repeated requests to end the practice of “banking” allowances for hazardous pesticide use from year-to-year. And across the state, children are returning to school, some of them in very close proximity to fields where heavy amounts of the Telone are used.
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2015 3:02PM
Police Chief in Tarasha Benjamin's missing person case resigns - by Walter Scott
" Deputy Watkins received a pass from this police department, point blank simple". Says Activists Lawyer Henderson.
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:31AM
White Privilege in the Animal Rights Movement - by via Animal Liberation Press Office
If animal liberation is to succeed, the movement must address the concerns of oppressed humans as well as non-humans. Human oppression cannot be co-opted or ignored, and it certainly cannot be pushed aside within a movement that is supposed to be based on compassion and care for all animals.
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:50PM
In Support of Black Solidarity with Palestine - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
It is certainly a milestone in opposing the 67 year occupation of Palestine by the American military base called Israel that we now have African-American solidarity with Palestine in the form of a statement signed by over 1,000 African-Americans and Africans in other countries found at http://www.blackforpalestine.com/read-the-statement.html
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:15PM