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image50th Anniversary of MLK Library - 'Hidden Archives" within the Sacramento Room Come Alive
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by Michael Harris
Dr. King realized the importance to Blacks in America, having been snatched from Africa and having lost our culture and identity, of reclaiming that culture. It is through this process of reclaiming African culture, Dr. King would go on to say, that we will regain our humanity. The Sacramento Room maintains the archives how the MLK Memorial Library was named in his honor established the very night of his assignation in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968...
Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:36PM
imageHunger Strike Starts Tonight in Santa Clara County Jail
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by via Silicon Valley deBug
Prisoners of Santa Clara County Main Jail 7B will be standing in protest in the form of a hunger strike beginning tonight challenging their conditions of confinement and cruel and unusual punishment, specifically the jail and medical staff response towards Covid outbreaks in the jail. The letter below is from the county jail prisoners to the Jail Administration....
Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:56PM
documentTRO Extended Another Week; Homeless Removal Squad Seeks More Pretexts
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by Norse, Condotti, and van Keulen
Federal Magistrate Susan van Keulen granted a last minute motion from City Attorney Condotti delaying any decision and/or hearing on the San Lorenzo Campground until January 20th, allowing both the SC Homeless Union Survival Supporters and "Save the Grass; Screw the Homeless" attorneys to present more evidence and argument to sweep the park....
Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:00AM
imageReclaiming the Radical Legacy of Dr. King: APTP to Lead 7th Annual Weekend of Action
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
Weekend Culminates with King Day Car Caravan from the Port of Oakland to Eastmont Mall to #REfundREstoreREimagine our Communities...
Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:37PM
imageSF Rally For United Front Against Fascism, A General Strike & Labor Party
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by UFCLP
A rally in San Francisco at the Federal Building to protest the insurrection, support a united front against fascism and for a general strike and Labor Party. Speakers spoke about not only the role of Trump and the coupsters but Democratic Party....
Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:47PM
imageZAP-ATHON Online Action to Cancel Rent and Ban Evictions!
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by SMC Tenants Council
JOIN US for an action-packed week of online (covid-safe) actions to cancel rent debt and ban evictions in Oakland and the Bay Area, CA. Together, united from afar, we will phone zap! email zap! and post zap! landlords and their allies to demand they stop profiting off the backs of tenants during the pandemic. Participants who complete the most actions will win a piece of tenant-made art! You can win from tons of amazing prizes including t-shirts, zines, and patches! This action will culmin...
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:21PM
imageProtest of the Sale of the Tower Theatre
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by Peter Maiden
A landmark in Fresno, the Tower Theatre, may be sold to a conservative Christian church....
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:42PM
imageMLK Sacramento Library Golden Anniversary - Farm to Fork Friday
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by Khibaka, Michael Harris
Join us as we continue the journey celebrating the Golden Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Liberary in the Meadowview Community of Sacramento, California....
Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:50AM
textDrop Charges Against the Indigenous People’s Day 5 by GAY SHAME
On October 12, Indigenous People’s Day, Northern California’s Mission San Rafael Arcángel was the site of a protest where activists toppled a statue of Junípero Serra— known for his role in the Native genocide and colonization of California....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:11PM
imageNewsom's 2021 Budget Doesn't Address Fossil-Fueled Public Health & Climate Crises
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by Dan Bacher
The response to the budget by environmental, climate and environmental justice groups was mixed. The Sierra Club praised the funding of incentives to replace fossil fuel vehicles with electric vehicles, while the Last Chance Coalition, a coalition of more than 750 public health, environmental justice, climate, and labor organizations, said the budget fails to directly address the extraction and production of fossil fuels in California after a year during which the state’s oil and gas regulato...
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:12PM
imageGavin Newsom's New Year's Gift: 14 new fracking permits, delayed public health regulations
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by Dan Bacher
California Gavin Newsom has come under fire from environmentalists and the public over the fracking and other oil drilling permits that CalGEM issued in 2020 for Aera Energy and other oil companies....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 3:59PM
imageEcosystem Disaster: For third year in a row, zero Delta Smelt found in CDFW Fall Trawl Survey
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by Dan Bacher
Between 1967 and 2020, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Fall Midwater Trawl (FMWT) abundance indices (combined September, October, November and December surveys) for striped bass, Delta smelt, longfin smelt, American shad, splittail and threadfin shad have declined by 99.7, 100, 99.96, 67.9, 100, and 95 percent, respectively, according to Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA)....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 3:45PM
imageOutrage Over Coup Attempt Aired with Projections on Twitter HQ, Moscone Center and Federal Bldg in SF
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by RR
Projectionist @aemarling has "always advocated for protecting lives by banning [Trump's] white supremacist ass" from Twitter. Twitter headquarters in San Francisco was his first target for projections, but far from his last....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 12:37PM
imageCaravan Counter-Protest in San Francisco Reacts to MAGA Insurrectionists in DC
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by RR
Activists from a coalition of groups are calling for people to wake up to the reality of the unprecedented behavior of a sitting president who has legitimized the lie of a stolen election in the eyes of many millions of his supporters and mobilized white supremacist MAGA mobs to rampage, terrorize, and intimidate anyone who stands in their way....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2021 4:01PM
imageBookshop Santa Cruz Union Election Starts Tomorrow
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by Santa Cruz News
Bookshop Santa Cruz workers will be voting tomorrow to get their union legally recognized, and are seeking the community's support....
Posted: Wed Jan 6, 2021 11:36AM
imageGoogle Workers Form Union
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by Brett Wilkins
Google workers have formed a union to promote solidarity, democracy, and social and economic justice. Reprinted here from Common Dreams under Creative Commons License. Photo by Ruth Robertson....
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2021 7:44AM
imageGay Shame Hexes the Condos
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by Tory
Gay Shame radical queer group extraordinary, a virus in the system, has been steadily organizing throughout this cursed pandemic....
Posted: Tue Jan 5, 2021 1:04AM
imageFree Assange & All Journalists/Whistleblower Rally After UK Court Rejected Extradition
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at the British consulate in San Francisco demanding the immediate release of journalist Julian Assange, the dropping of charges against Edward Snowden and the freedom for all journalists and whistleblowers. The rally also included trade unionists....
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2021 10:37PM
calendarStop the Sweeps in Watsonville
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by Stop the Sweeps
Linear Park 100 E Front St., Watsonville...
Event Date: Tue Jan 5, 2021 6:00AM
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2021 5:59PM
textSF: Claim Of Responsibility For Vandalism Of Pelosi Mansion by Repost from IGD - Not The Author
Repost from It's Going Down:...
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2021 10:24AM