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Street Action After Rally and March for Oscar Grant, Oakland, 1/14/09: photos
by dave id
Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:23 AM
A crowd of roughly 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 and about six Wells Fargo windows at 12th and Broadway, then the cops fired tear gas into the crowd. That group split up into several. The largest splinter headed north on 12th and through City Center shopping area breaking windows of corporate businesses and several cars. That group of about 20-30 then started to head up MLK.
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(See http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/01/14/18563148.php for some photos of street actions shot before these.)
§Cars on 12th Street
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§Gym on 12th street
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§Window on MLK near 12th
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§Barriers to slow police
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§Arrest on MLK at 16th (there were others at that location)
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§Three arrests on MLK at 13th
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After the MLK arrests, groups splintered further all over the central downtown area.
§Riot police guard damaged Wells Fargo
by dave id Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:23 AM
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§Garbage can fire on 14th near Jefferson
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§Police move in middle of group assembling at 13th and Broadway
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and start pushing people towards 12th on sidewalk
§Police arrest people as they push towards 12th
by dave id Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:23 AM
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§Another arrestee on Broadway (against doors)
by dave id Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:23 AM
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§Yet another arrest on Broadway
by dave id Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:23 AM
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§Limited time offer
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§Mobile
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§Arrest at 12th and Broadway
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§BART is closed
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Who REALLY benefits from the window-smashing?llFriday Jan 16th, 2009 10:39 AM
Man UpCheckerThursday Jan 15th, 2009 8:21 PM
Grow up.ObserverThursday Jan 15th, 2009 1:31 PM
Support Small Business - Fuck up Wells Fargo!Oscar GrantThursday Jan 15th, 2009 12:01 PM
trib says felony vandalism for most arrestedreaderThursday Jan 15th, 2009 10:58 AM
idiotswaaThursday Jan 15th, 2009 9:19 AM