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calendar Pack to Court to Support Anti-Racist and Anti-Fascist Protesters in Sacramento by BAMN and Brown Berets de SacrAztlan
Sacramento Superior Court Dept. 18 720-9th St. Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:31PM
image Wonderful Company citrus workers end 4-day strike after the Resnicks agree to restore pay 480_dw6zqe_vyaalgog.jpg-large_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“Farm workers were upset about the pay cut unilaterally imposed by the Wonderful Company farm labor contractor,” said United Farm Workers Secretary-Treasurer Armando Elenes. “Workers asked the United Farm Workers for help and after four days on strike they decided to go back to work after the company agreed to restore their previous higher pay rate. This is another example of how when farm workers organize together to defend themselves, we win.”...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:33PM
image Will Kevin Cooper finally get a fair hearing? cooper-protest-768x504.jpg by Cameron Sturdevant, Socialist Worker
ON DECEMBER 24, exiting California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new DNA tests of physical evidence in the case of Kevin Cooper, whose high-profile conviction three decades ago in a quadruple murder has been consistently challenged by Cooper, his attorneys and anti-death penalty activists....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:59PM
image Qilombo in Oakland Evicted by Sheriff's Deputies: Chaga Responds (video) 480_qilombo-eviction_20190109_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Qilombo members have been locked out of the community social center they've maintained for over four years. Landlords attempted to push Qilombo out almost as long as they've been there, with the current corporate landlord refusing to renew their lease since 2016. Qilombo resisted displacement, that is until deputies showed up without warning and padlocked the building....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:42PM
image 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil: photos and full audio 480_oscargrantvigil_20190101_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Family, friends, and supporters gathered on January 1 at the Fruitvale BART station to mark ten years since Oscar Grant was murdered. (Full audio of the vigil and photos of all speakers below, as well as two video clips.)...
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 6:42PM
image On Tenth Anniversary of Death, Oakland Remembers Oscar Grant 480_oscarmany_1.jpg by Workers World
On January 1, over 200 people gathered at the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland to commemorate Oscar Grant and condemn his murder by police. Family members, clergy and community activists loudly proclaimed, “We are all Oscar Grant.” Photo by Bernie Bob Jung....
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 8:13PM
image Andy Lopez settlement reached, after five years 480_big-man-in-andy-lopez-t-shirt-2014-by-susanna-lamaina-web_1.jpg by Carole Hyams-Howard, SF Bayview
On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held in Santa Rosa, ended, a beautiful child,13-year-old Andy Lopez, was gunned down and shot to death by Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 4:10PM
image Photos from Vigil for Oscar Grant 480_og2018top_1.jpg by Photos by Bernie Bob Jung
On January 1, a vigil marked one decade having passed since Oscar Grant was murdered by a BART officer at Fruitvale station....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 1:09AM
audio Sahleem Tindle One Year Anniversary & Unsung Heroes of the Oscar Grant Movement (audio/mpeg 137.3MB) by UpFront, KPFA
Welcome back Cat Brooks! The latest on the government shut down; Plus: the legacy of Oscar Grant 10 years later and the unsung heroes of the movement....
Posted: Thu Jan 3, 2019 5:58PM
video Oakland police chief Anthony Batts' "keep the peace" robocall (2010) (video/mp4 8.4MB) by Dave Id
Oaklanders with a landline telephone in 2010 received this "keep the peace" robocall from Oakland police chief Anthony Batts in advance of Mehserle's sentencing....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 10:13AM
image A Celebration of the Justice for Oscar Grant Protesters 120_riotswork.jpg by Dave Id
January 1, 2019, marks ten years since the murder of Oscar Grant by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. In the lead up to this grim anniversary, a number of articles, multimedia pieces, radio programs, and television news segments have been produced to commemorate the occasion. Especially moving are those that give voice to Oscar's family and friends. But it's rare to see significant tribute paid to the fact that were it not for the vigor and relentlessness of protesters and activists, ...
Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:09PM
calendar 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil: Gone But Not Forgotten 480_oscargrant_january01-2019_1.jpeg by Oscar Grant Foundation
Grant Station (Fruitvale BART Station)...
Event Date: Tue Jan 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:36AM
image Racism, Outsourcing & Retaliation At SF Civil Service With HR Director Micki Callahan 480_img_7037_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
At a San Francisco City Civil Service Commission meeting, city workers challenged the systemic discrimination, workplace bullying and outsourcing by CCSF Human Resources Director Micki Callahan and her managers. They are also spending hundreds of millions of dollars to outsource and privatize city jobs and targeting in particular the jobs of African American and Latino workers....
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:05AM
calendar The People's March — 5th Annual Reclaim King's Radical Legacy 480_reclaim-mlk-quarter-size-color-2019_1.jpg by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th St and Broadway Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:15AM
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:59PM
video Valentin Lopez Speaks on the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (video/mp4 85.4MB) by Santa Cruz News
Valentin Lopez, Chairman of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, spoke at an event in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, hosted by the United Nations Association: USA Santa Cruz, CA Chapter on December 8 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence....
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 3:00PM
calendar What’s at Stake for Sargent Ranch/Juristac 480_sargent_ranch_-_juristac_1.jpg by Protect Juristac
Morgan Hill Community & Cultural Center 17000 Monterey St, Morgan Hill...
Event Date: Tue Dec 4, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:01AM
image Micki Callahan Has To Go! SF SEIU1021 Rank & File Leaders/Members Speak Out Against Racism 480_fullsizeoutput_2ee7_1.jpeg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco SEIU 1021 African American workers and other SF public workers spoke out about the systemic racism, workplace bullying and privatization and outsourcing before a SF Board Of Supervisors Audit meeting on systemic racism in the City and County of SF. They also called for the removal of SF Department of Human Resources Director Micki Callahan....
Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:39AM
image Blacks are fighting back against privatization & systemic racist attacks on SF City Workers 480_img_5867_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
SF African American city workers have forced the second hearing by the City and County of SF to expose the systemic racism and to demand that managers and executives including HR Director Micki Callahan be held accountable for their support for racist practices and systemic discrimination....
Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:53PM
image Sign The Petition - It’s Time For Micki To Go! Under Callahan’s Tenure Lawsuits Cost Millions 480_callahan_micki_1.jpg by United Public Workers For Action
A petition campaign has been launched to demand the immediate discharge of San Francisco Human Resources Director Micki Callahan. Many SF city workers have testified that she personally was involved in covering up racist discrimination and illegal retaliation and workplace bullying. This has also cost the City and County of San Francisco more than $70 million from payments for settlements to workers, their lawyers and the City and County lawyers for illegal retaliation and discrimination unde...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:25PM
image What's Next After the Election? Oakland People's Assembly 480_catbrooksformayor.jpg by Cat Brooks
First of all — Thank you! Words will never accurately convey how grateful I am for all of your support, time, energy, and passion....
Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:38PM