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Wed Nov 9 2005
Colin Powell at De Anza College
Colin Powell Visits the Bay Area
Colin Powell spoke at De Anza College from November 9th through November 11th. A peace camp and various civil disobedience actions took place throughout the three days, sponsored by a wide range of students and Bay Area anti-war organizations.
Students for Justice held a speak-out at the Campus Center Plaza on Wednesday November 9th and marched to protest Powell’s first speech that evening.
Wrap up of the first day of resistance | Cindy Sheehan speaks about Iraq war, Powell at De Anza

People protested Powell's second appearance on Thursday evening. Some people went inside the auditorium dressed in white t-shirts with the message "Powell Bloody Hands" and stood up during his talk to confront him. imc_photo.gif Photos

On Friday November 11th, protests started in front of the Flint Center before Powell’s third appearance. One protester got inside and was arrested and while others tried to push their way through the police line outside. While the majority of those who engaged in confrontation were white, most of the people arrested were people of color. Out of seven of the protesters who were arrested outside of the Flint Center, six were Muslims of Arabic and African descent. "They couldn't stand that we were dressed in Palestinian and Arabic clothes...They wanted revenge so they chased down, every one of us who were Muslim, until they could beat and arrest us, that's what they were waiting for " said De Anza student Hanni Zaki, 22, who was hospitalized for receiving injury to the head from police who stepped on his face and beat him with their batons.
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Minorities Beat by Police at Powell Protest | Students Arrested at Powell Speech Protest Accuse Police of Racial Profiling

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