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Sun Feb 4 2018 (Updated 02/21/18)
Black Homes Matter: Defend Aunti Frances
Black Disabled Activist, Elder, Black Panther and Community Leader Fights Eviction
Frances Moore, affectionately known by those around her as Aunti Frances, is a beloved Black disabled activist, elder, Black Panther and community leader who has lived in North Oakland/South Berkeley her entire life. She now faces a no-fault eviction at the hands of Natalia Morphy and Morphy’s parents, who are exploiting a notorious loophole in Oakland renter protections for their own personal gain.

The attempts to evict Aunti Frances signal that Oakland’s redevelopment is moving forward without care and consideration for its longtime residents and community members. Corporate and individual greed continues to displace longterm residents of Oakland and the wider Bay Area, and the most widely impacted are Black and Brown people whose families have lived in their communities for generations.

Neighbors, friends, and advocacy organizations in the Bay Area declare that they "will not take this fight lightly. We will do all that we can to defeat this eviction and keep Aunti Frances in her home because Black Homes Matter!"

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imc_calendar.gif Wednesday, Feb. 21: Court Support Breakfast Rally for Aunti Frances

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