Add comment on:Street Action After Justice for Oscar Grant Rally & March, Oakland, 1/14/09: photos
dave id (real time via cell phone)
Events that preceded these photos... Second hand report: A crowd of about 50 people gathered in the area of 14th and Broadway about 8pm. Riot cops pushed the crowd toward 12th Street. Someone broke the glass in a bus stop at 12th and Broadway, and several Wells Fargo windows, then the cops fired tear gas into the crowd. That group split up into several. The largest splinter headed north on 12th where a couple of other corporate businesses and and some cars had windows broken. First-hand account: That group of about 20-30 started to head up MLK, placing barriers in the street to slow police. Police on two motorcycles tagged that group. Police began to arrest some people from the group a few blocks up MLK.
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