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videoSanta Cruz Sheriff's Office Releases Video Footage of Officer Involved Shooting (video/mp4 111.5MB) by Santa Cruz Police News
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has released some of the video footage from the body cameras worn by deputies involved in the shooting of Eli Burry on April 6. The footage was included in an edited video posted to Facebook on April 14 that features video, text, and still images, in addition to narration by Sheriff Jim Hart. (Watch video below)...
Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:47PM
textBoarding Up for Verdict Day by General Strike Needed
With a verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial for ex-cop Chauvin's murder of George Floyd predicted anytime after Monday, April 19, 2021, businesses and empty buildings are boarding up for a possible riot on Verdict Day. For the City's police preparations, see https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/sfpd-prepares-for-possible-protests-as-chauvin-trial-continues/...
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:33PM
calendarTell KQED: Equal Time for the Truth About Mumia Abu-Jamal!
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by Judy Greenspan
KQED, 50 Beale Street (corner of Beale and Mission Streets) San Francisco...
Event Date: Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:25PM
imagePBS Independent Lens! We want more airtime for Mumia Abu-Jamal (sign the petition)
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by The Jamal Journal
Our new Color of Change petition has just been launched in support of the upcoming April 20 protest against DA Larry Krasner's continued defense of Mumia Abu-Jamal's conviction, and the letter to KQED from Angela Davis, Boots Riley and others. Please sign the petition and help us to circulate it amongst your activist networks. This action is winnable if we get enough support!...
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:10PM
documentLetter to KQED for Mumia: Signed by Angela Davis, Boots Riley, and others
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by Letter reposted by the Jamal Journal
This letter to KQED from Angela Davis, Boots Riley and others was written on April 11. It is reprinted here in full by the Jamal Journal, published by the uncompromising International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:01PM
imageFree Mumia! protests: April 20 in SF at KQED, April 24 in Oakland
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by reposted by the Jamal Journal
April 20th: Protest at KQED Headquarters,50 Beale St., San Francisco; Protest against Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, who is trying to keep Mumia imprisoned for life. Krasner is the star of a new PBS documentary, “Philly D.A.” Then, on April 24 in Oakland, (Mumia’s Birthday) – March and Car Caravan, Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway) to Alameda County Courthouse, 1221 Fallon Street, Rally on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse, where the Panthers demonstrated for Huey Newton, on Mumi...
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:34PM
textChico Shines a Light, But Activists Here Must Do the Heavy Lifting by Robert Norse
Down Chico way, a Senior Sacramento Judge of the Eastern Division of the Federal District Court has stopped encampment sweeps dead in their tracks city-wide with a TRO in the Commanche Creek Greenway case. This was justified not by the fading COVID-19 shelter-in-place concerns, but rather by lack of shelter or campground alternatives for those being rousted....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:57AM
calendarPicket Against White Supremacists!
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by NorCal Against Fascism
Meet at Fremont Park, 16th St.and P St., Sacramento. Note that the far right has not disclosed the location of their rally. Call or text 415-734- 1163 to confirm the final location of the anti-fascist meeting point....
Event Date: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 4:06PM
documentModified Injunction is Bad News for the Unhoused; Prepare to Resist Now, or Regret Later
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by Robert Norse
Judge Susan van Kuelen's March 30th modifications in the 1-20-21 Preliminary Injunction previously protecting the San Lorenzo Survival Campground was published April 1st. It allows a week or two relief, if that, before the unhoused population faces restored confinement or persecution....
Posted: Fri Apr 2, 2021 9:13PM
imageEthiopians Protest Junta and Foreign Interference
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by Leon Kunstenaar
San Francisco's Ethiopians Protest TPLF Junta and Say "hands Off" to Foreign Countries...
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:44AM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM
imageProtest: "Justice for Joel" After Innocent Mtn View Resident Attacked by Police Dog
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by Police Reform and Accountability Now!
A innocent Mountain View man was asleep in his backyard in June 2020. Police mistook him for a kidnapping suspect and called for a Palo Alto canine unit for help. Through no fault of the animal, it caused serious injury to victim Joel Alejo. Body-cam video (link below) shows the Palo Alto police officer gave orders for the dog to continuously bite....
Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:37AM
imageOakland City Council Voices Strong Support for Immediate Implementation of MACRO
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by Coalition for Police Accountability
The Tuesday, March 16th Oakland City Council began with overwhelming support during public comment for Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland (MACRO), the alternative emergency response model that was developed to respond to a broad range of non-violent emergency calls without police. The votes to create a division within the fire department to house MACRO and to direct the city administrator to expeditiously implement the pilot was unanimous, as all city council members joined the...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:16PM
imageAbolish Stanford letter to DA Krasner: Release Mumia Abu-Jamal
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by Reposted by the Jamal Journal
This open letter to Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, just released by Abolish Stanford, urges him to immediately release Mumia Abu-Jamal from state custody...
Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 7:48PM
documentLatest Assault on the Unhoused Community
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by Robert Norse
Of uncertain use is this critical itemizing of the City Council's latest work-around to eliminate homeless civil rights without running afoul of the Martin v. Boise decision requiring no criminalization of the homeless for survival camping where adequate resources do not exist. And the CDC's obvious "shelter-in-place" rules ignored by City Manager Martin Bernal....
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 2:32PM
imageSan Jose Demonstrators Say "No More Killer Cops Like Derek Chauvin!"
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by Hope for a Conviction
In San Jose--a peaceful protest to highlight the start of the trial for Derek Chauvin, the man accused of killing George Floyd.  Members of Bay Area social justice groups came to speak as a collective voice for justice. At the end of the scheduled program, a smaller group moved into the intersection at Santa Clara Street and 4th St to block traffic and bring attention to the cause....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 11:46PM
calendarSF Rally & March to Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor Now One Year Late
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by Community Organized Event
Mission High School, 3750 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114 [across from Dolores Park] *Masks Required & Practice Social Distancing*; Peaceful rally & march...
Event Date: Sat Mar 13, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 4:37PM
imageNew Report: 1% of Calls to the Oakland Police Department Take Up 57% of Police Time
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
The Anti Police Terror-Project today released a new report conducted by AH Datalytics to analyze how the Oakland Police Department spends its time. The report is based on 442,812 calls made to the Oakland Police Department (OPD) in 2019. The report broke the 911 calls into seven main categories: medical, miscellaneous policing, property crime, service, society, traffic, and violent crime and found that 4% of all service calls to Oakland Police Department are for violent crime....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 4:20PM
imageAlameda Labor Council (AFL-CIO) Call To Action for Mumia's Health Emergency
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by ALC statement reposted by The Jamal Journal
The Jamal Journal is excited to release an important new statement of support issued by the Alameda Labor Council (AFL-CIO), which was sent out as an email action alert to their members, asking them to make phone calls in support of Mumia during this health emergency. The statement is featured first, and then the full text of the action alert sent to Alameda Labor Council members. (Photo shows dermatitis on Mumia's leg, that is now all over his body.)...
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 2:38PM
imageIn Defense of Malik Washington, Supporters Stand Strong at Protest
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by R.R.
SF Bay View Editor Malik Washington is a resident of a halfway house that is one of many private re-entry and prison facilities run by the Geo Group. Washington publicly documented a preventable COVID outbreak at the halfway house, and as a result is being repressed by the Geo Group in multiple ways. More than 20 speakers and about 200 people attended a rally on March 7 to stand up for him and for the cause of black journalism....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 3:18AM