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Thu Oct 21 2010 (Updated 11/05/10)October 22–23 Days of Action Against Police Brutality
Thu Oct 21 2010 (Updated 11/05/10)O22/23: East Oakland, Eureka, Fresno, Modesto, Justice for Oscar Grant Rally in Oakland
This year was the 15th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality. Throughout Northern California marches, rallies and vigils were held on October 22nd and 23rd to mark the days of action against police brutality.
On Friday, October 22nd, in East Oakland, a speak out was held at 34th and International near Fruitvale BART at noon, and then later a march and rally starting at 4pm will begin at 71st and International.
On Saturday, October 23rd, the ILWU and other unions shut down Bay Area ports to join a Justice for Oscar Grant Rally in downtown Oakland at Frank Ogawa plaza at noon. A benefit party for the Oakland 100 begin at 8pm that night in West Oakland.
Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Video | No Po-lice Calls.........Ever!!! | Oakland Rally Says: Justice For Oscar Grant! Jail Killer Cops! | ILWU Jack Heyman and Clarence Thomas | Longshore To Shutdown All Bay Area Ports
In Eureka, organizers announced two days of marches and rallies for October 22nd and 23rd.
In the Central Valley, a vigil was held in Fresno on October 22nd at 5pm and a march in Modesto began at noon on October 23rd.
See also: Oscar Grant flotilla represents at last game of Giants series in SF | Make KPFA "Free Speech Radio"- Cover The Oscar Grant Rally For Justice Live On October 23 | Justice 4 Oscar Grant Armada Continues in McCovey Cove | Oakland Says No Do-Overs for Johannes Mehserle, Press Conference, 10/6/10: PDF & video | Lock Up Mehserle - Throw Away the Key! | | Justice 4 Oscar Grant in McCovey Cove at Giants Playoff Game | Justice 4 Oscar Message At Giants Playoff Game
Indybay's Past Coverage of October 22nd Events | Indybay Coverage of the Justice for Oscar Grant Movement