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Protests take over downtown Oakland streets
by The Black Hour (theblackhour [at] gmail.com)
Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
Over 250 protestors took to the streets of downtown Oakland for an unscripted direct action March following the March 4 "Day of Action." Protestors march in the streets of downtown Oakland, past the UC Office of the President all the way tothe 880 freeway, where they later took over the freeway. 150 people were arrested.
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In an energetic and joyous moment of civil disobedience, about 250 people took to the street to march for high education. Protestors of all ages and races walked together in the street, singing songs, dancing and chanting, "No cuts, no fees" and "Chop from the Top," most of the group ended up marching onto the freeway. 160 people were arrested.
§Protestors take over streets of downtown Oakland
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Protestors take over streets of downtown Oakland
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police block off 14th St east of Broadway
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police barricade
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§"Chop from the Top" to police
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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Protestor walks with "Chop from the Top" sign before Police on Broadway
§Police blocked off Broadway
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Protestors walk on Franklin St
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Demonstrators walk down Franklin
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Protestors in front of UC Chancellor's Office
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§UC Police block entrance of UC President's Office
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§"Occupy Everything" sign in front of UC Headquarters
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Students in front of UC President's Office
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Students want Financial Aid now
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§"Chop from the Top" sign on 11th Street
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Protestor carries Flag
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police walk behind protestors on 11th in downtown Oakland
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police walk behind protestors on 11th in downtown Oakland
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police block off MLK and 10th Street
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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§Police push protester forward
by The Black Hour Monday Mar 8th, 2010 5:08 AM
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That is what Freedom and Democracy Looks Like.Rosey RMonday Mar 8th, 2010 10:56 AM