The Oakland Police Department's violent attacks on non-violent demonstrators during a demonstration on 4/7, which received condemnation from Amnesty International, is being met with resistance. On 4/26 a union-led rally was held against the brutality suffered by ILWU members and activists, along with an Injured Protester Feeder March.
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In an attempt to highlight the daily violence inflicted upon low-income and
mostly people of color communities, a community
forum is being organized for Apr 28 to discuss responses and make policy
proposals to the city's public
safety committee, which is meeting on Apr 29. Event