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Justice for Derrick Jones supporters take over Oakland City Council Meeting
by Jason Meggs
Wednesday Dec 8th, 2010 12:15 PM
During the December 7, 2010 Oakland City Council meeting, outraged and grieving family members, friends and members of the public demanded to be allowed to speak during "Open Forum" at the beginning of the meeting. When the council refused, supporters chanted to the front and Derrick's father spoke along with several others. Later many more spoke. The council's response was to offer to agendize the topic for a future meeting.
During the December 7, 2010 Oakland City Council meeting, outraged and grieving family members, friends and members of the public demanded to be allowed to speak during "Open Forum" at the beginning of the meeting.

When the council refused, supporters chanted to the front and Derrick's father spoke along with several others. Later many more spoke. The council's response was to offer to agendize the topic for a future meeting.

Reportedly Derrick was shot eight times in the back by Oakland Police Department officers on Monday, Nov. 8. He was unarmed. Supporters emphasize he was a small business owner popular in the community.

This reporter did not find the video of last night's meeting in any web archive.
§Derrick's father addresses the Oakland City Council
by Jason Meggs Wednesday Dec 8th, 2010 12:15 PM
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Derrick's father addresses the Oakland City Council
§Supporters agitate for the right to speak.
by Jason Meggs Wednesday Dec 8th, 2010 12:15 PM
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Supporters agitate for the right to speak.
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City council meetingkropotkinFriday Dec 10th, 2010 1:02 PM
And then we jangled car keys...JasonWednesday Dec 8th, 2010 3:34 PM