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Sat May 21 2016 (Updated 06/12/16)Antifa Sacramento Calls for Shut Down of June 26 Nazi Rally
Sat May 21 2016 (Updated 06/12/16)Nazis From All Over the West Coast to Rally at California State Capitol
On Sunday, June 26 members of the Traditionalist Workers Party, Golden State Skinheads, Blood & Honor, National Socialist Movement and Ku Klux Klan are holding a rally at the California State Capitol in Sacramento. Although it is shaping up to be the largest white power rally on the west coast in some time, antifascists are determined to shut them down.
Wed Jun 15 2016 (Updated 06/16/16)Love and Solidarity from Watsonville to Orlando
Wed Jun 15 2016 (Updated 06/16/16)Watsonville Vigil Remembers the Victims of Orlando, Florida, Nightclub Mass Shooting
SOMOS LGBT, a community organization raising awareness on equality and acceptance for all, began in Watsonville nine years ago. On the evening of June 13, SOMOS LGBT held a vigil at Watsonville Plaza to "remember one of the most horrific tragedies committed against the LGBT community." The day before, a mass shooting occurred at a gay nightclub in Orlando, resulting in 53 wounded and 50 dead, including the gunman. SOMOS LGBT will hold a vigil in the Plaza every day until Sunday from 6:30 to 7:30.
Sat Jun 11 2016 (Updated 06/13/16)Keeping the Memory of Yanira Serrano Alive
Sat Jun 11 2016 (Updated 06/13/16)Community Remembrance Marks Two Years Since Yanira Serrano was Killed by Sheriff's Deputy
On June 4, the family of Yanira Serrano was joined in the city of Half Moon Bay by a large community of friends and supporters to commemorate the two year mark since the 18-year-old was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu. Also in attendance were the loved ones of two other victims killed by police in the Bay Area, Errol Chang and Antonio Guzman Lopez.
Wed Jun 8 2016UFW & Driscoll’s: United To Exploit
Why won't the United Farm Workers of America (UFW) support the Driscoll's Boycott? That's one of the questions UFW Vice President Lauro Barajas would not answer after he spoke at Hillary Clinton's rally in Salinas on May 25. The UFW will not reveal when their friendship with Driscoll's began. However, a photograph from May 2013 reveals their relationship with Reiter Affiliated Companies, an Oxnard-based subsidiary of Driscoll's.
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)Racial Injustice Persists in Marijuana Enforcement
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)Marijuana Infractions Unfairly Enforced Against People of Color in California
New data analyses conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California find that racial disparities in marijuana policing have persisted, following the reduction of low-level marijuana possession from a misdemeanor to an infraction in 2011. In November 2016, Californians will have the chance to vote for the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA). Voting for the AUMA will not only regulate the marijuana industry in the state but will also remove marijuana possession penalties both prospectively and retroactively for adults.
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)Bus Riders in Wheelchairs: Don't Leave Us Stranded
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)Riders and Drivers Rally Against Transit Cuts in Santa Cruz
A group of bus riders and drivers staged a rally at the Santa Cruz downtown METRO station on May 21 in protest of planned cuts to the county bus system. METRO plans to reduce service across the county and cut more than 40 driver positions. According to documents provided at a METRO public comment meeting on May 3, “METRO needs to reduce its annual operating budget by $6.5 million for the next fiscal year.”
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)California Strawberry Festival: Brought To You By Exploitation
Wed Jun 1 2016 (Updated 06/02/16)Protests Continue at Annual California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard
The California Strawberry Festival in Oxnard is one of the largest outdoor annual events in California that celebrates the success of the multi-billion dollar global agricultural industry. However, this success has come at the great economic, social and overall health expense to those who pick the berries. On May 22, a protest outside the Strawberry Festival challenged the industry and governmental efforts to overlook the social and environmental costs of strawberry production, and questioned the logic of charity festivals.
Thu May 26 2016 (Updated 05/27/16)Native Americans Lead March Against Monsanto in San Francisco
Thu May 26 2016 (Updated 05/27/16)Salmon is Theme at San Francisco's Anti-GMO Action
Demonstrators spotlighted salmon at this year’s March Against Monsanto. In their protest in San Francisco on May 21, protesters called out Aquabounty for creating a GMO salmon that will be farm-raised, fast growing, and has recently been approved by the FDA despite insufficient safety testing. If these GMO salmon escape, they could forever change the genes of ocean salmon. Salmon are especially important spiritually to the Winnemem Wintu tribe of Shasta County. In Santa Cruz, protesters demonstrated wearing medical masks to bring awareness to the destruction that is caused by Monsanto and GMO's.
Tue May 24 2016 (Updated 05/26/16)SFPD Kills Again, Chief Suhr Forced to Resign Same Day
Tue May 24 2016 (Updated 05/26/16)Unarmed Jessica Williams Killed in the Bayview District by San Francisco Police
On the morning of May 19, Jessica Williams — a twenty-nine-year-old Black woman who might have been pregnant — was shot and killed by San Francisco police in the Bayview District. She was unarmed. Within a few hours of the killing, Mayor Ed Lee, announced that he was firing Suhr. Community pressure had been building to fire Suhr in response to his record as Chief. Later in the day, protesters rallied at City Hall before a large vigil was held at the site of her murder. On Friday, May 27, a rally and march will be held for Jessica Williams.
7AM Saturday Jun 25 Uhuru Foods & Pies at SF Pride!
11:30AM Saturday Jun 25 2016 Folsom Juneteenth Celebrates "Roots" at Negro Bar...
7:30AM Sunday Jun 26 Bay Area Carpool to Sacramento to Shut Down Nazis and...
9AM Sunday Jun 26 Shut Down Nazi Rally in Sacramento
3PM Sunday Jun 26 Film: Fundi: Freedom Road
7PM Tuesday Jun 28 American Revolutionary: The Evolution Of Grace Lee...
4PM Thursday Jun 30 Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition Presents: People's...
7PM Thursday Jun 30 Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon...
6PM Thursday Jul 7 The Black Woman is God
7PM Thursday Jul 7 Laborfest: Black Lives Matter & Labor
3:30PM Monday Jul 11 Burlington, WA: 4 Years of Struggle: March for a Fair...
Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program Friday Jun 24th 2:24 AM
Oakland Community: OPD Is Rotten to Its Core and Libby’s Got to Go (audio) (1 comment) Tuesday Jun 21st 6:48 PM
Cat Brooks at OPD headquarters protest (video) (1 comment) Saturday Jun 18th 12:23 AM
Oakland cops target the African American community (1 comment) Thursday Jun 16th 3:05 PM
2016 Juneteenth Celebration ~ Negro Bar California State Park Tuesday Jun 14th 2:20 PM
Watsonville Vigil Remembers the Victims of Orlando Monday Jun 13th 11:43 PM
How You Can Be Part of the Mobilization to Shut Down Nazis in Sacramento (1 comment) Saturday Jun 11th 6:12 PMMore Local News...
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Familias boycott of Driscoll’s berries is gaining momentum (1 comment) Thursday Jun 16th 7:14 PM
Joleen Brown: Families First and Helping Others is the Key to Native Hoop Magazine Saturday Jun 11th 1:56 PM
Protesters tell Cuomo: We will boycott Israel until it ends abuses of Palestinian rights (1 comment) Thursday Jun 9th 4:31 PM
Farmworkers Union Walk Out from the Fields This Morning (1 comment) Thursday Jun 9th 12:29 PM
Africa Day 2016 connects "Roots" in the State of California to the African Union Wednesday May 25th 3:21 PM
Africa Day 2016 ~ Expanding California-Pan African Trade and Commerce Friday May 20th 10:37 AM
Africa Day 2016 at the California State Capitol featuring Roots Sunday Friday May 20th 4:37 AMMore Global News...
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California State Legislature debates the Negro Exclusion Bill ~ Juneteenth 2016 Tuesday Jun 14th 10:28 PM
Black Soldiers in the War for Independence ~ The Revolutionary War Sunday May 29th 4:40 PM
Video: Founding Fathers, Hip Hop Tuesday Apr 26th 2:35 PM
UFW pays millions to itself & cronies, and ZERO for its dues-paying members (3 comments) Sunday Apr 24th 4:45 PM
May Day 2016 ‘National Day of Mourning’ for victims of police terror (3 comments) Sunday Apr 24th 3:20 AM
Death Row calling...4-19-16 Mouse Report Tuesday Apr 19th 1:45 PM
Kevin Cooper call from death row Sunday Apr 17th 5:24 AMOpen Newswire...
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