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Sat Oct 22 2011 (Updated 10/26/11)San Francisco Remembers Those Killed By Police
Sat Oct 22 2011 (Updated 10/26/11)National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality
October 22nd 2011 was the 16th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation. In San Francisco protest took place at 12pm at 3rd St. and Palou in the Bayview, near where Kenneth Harding was killed this year, to draw attention to Harding's death as well as many other deaths at the hands of law enforcement. In Modesto, participants gathered at 2pm at the H St. Jail for a Day of Action Against Police Brutality. In Fresno, a No More Stolen Lives took place at 5 p.m. at Eaton Plaza (just east of the Fresno Police Department HQ) Photos. Everyone at the protests, as well as supporters who can't make it, wears black in solidarity with people whose loved ones have died in custody. Local groups join together each year to write a national Call for a National Day of Protest that reflects what happened in that year, such as police killings, FBI repression of activists, attacks on immigrants, prisoner hunger strikes, and more. Local protests tend to focus on familiar cases from the area.
Audio in advance of October 22nd | National October 22nd website
Some of Indybay's police brutality coverage from the last year:
Protests Against Police Brutality Spread Through Central Valley | SFPD Kills Kenneth Harding | Protesting Living Hell in Pelican Bay Prison | Rally to Oppose FBI and Grand Jury Political Attacks | NLG Files Lawsuit Against Oakland Police | Oakland Protests Release of Killer Cop Johannes Mehserle on June 12th | Santa Cruz City Council Votes for ICE and "Secure Communities" (S-Comm) | Standing Up for the Right to Sit Down in Berkeley | Fresno Police Chief Accused of Racism | Indybay Reporter Files Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Against UC Police | Cops Who Beat Martin Cotton to Death in Humboldt Face Trial in Oakland | Unarmed Small Business Owner Derrick Jones Killed by Oakland Police Department Nov. 8th | October 22nd 2010
CA Supreme Court Rules Delta Tunnels Surveys Can Go Forward Saturday Jul 23rd 5:26 PM
Power for the People (1 comment) Friday Jul 22nd 10:09 PM
Youth Protest Klamath River Water Pollution Friday Jul 22nd 10:29 AM
Sacramento Activists Hold Vigil to Remember 47 Killed in Lac-Mégantic (1 comment) Saturday Jul 16th 4:23 PM
2016 Sacramento Visit of Mexican Trade Unionist Thursday Jul 14th 11:41 AM
Farming Community Rallies in Sacramento to Demand Protections from Agricultural Pesticides Tuesday Jul 12th 3:36 PM
Governor Jerry Brown in talks with Big Oil over carbon trading program Tuesday Jul 12th 8:26 AMMore Local News...
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Africa Day 2016 at the California State Capitol featuring Roots Sunday Friday May 20th 4:37 AM
West Coast Fisher Denied Endangered Species Act Protection in Bow to Timber Industry Thursday Apr 14th 3:32 PM
Acidization Study Finds Oil Companies Using Dozens of Hazardous Chemicals in CA Wells Tuesday Mar 22nd 7:40 PM
Kwanzaa, "first fruits of the harvest" is a "California Grown" International Holiday Tuesday Dec 15th 2:56 PM
Paris Panels to Explore International Movement to Ban Fracking Monday Dec 7th 4:24 PM
Kern County Residents Fast Against Plan to Fast Track Fracking Friday Nov 6th 6:10 PM
Ratepayers urge MWD to use LA dollars to fix water system, not build tunnels Thursday Oct 22nd 9:01 AMMore Global News...
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USDA Unviels New 'Urban Agriculture Toolkit' for Agriculture Entrepreneurs Friday Apr 29th 10:56 PM
ALRB approved: Here’s what the UFW says you get for 3% of your salary Monday Apr 25th 5:49 PM
UFW pays millions to itself & cronies, and ZERO for its dues-paying members (3 comments) Sunday Apr 24th 4:45 PM
Workers “never” have a right to witness mediation, California says Thursday Apr 21st 11:30 PM
Nice Pick Justice turnout at court in Fresno Thursday Apr 21st 5:51 PM
Judge again says ALRB and UFW colluded on litigation strategy Thursday Apr 21st 5:36 PM
LA Times report validates Pick Justice’s positions about UFW & ALRB Thursday Apr 21st 5:22 PMOpen Newswire...
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