image Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has Trump-like "both sides" reaction to Jogger Joe's anti-homeless attack 480_bbq-becky-schaaf_1.jpg by Dave Id
After fascists and neo-nazis gathered in Charlottesville last August, assaulting anti-racists and killing Heather Heyer, Trump declared: "I think there is blame on both sides." On June 9, 2018, the day video came to light of Henry Sintay, aka #JoggerJoe, throwing the property of Greg Markson into Lake Merritt, Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf echoed that sentiment when she said she felt the "frustration on both sides."...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:32PM
image Juneteenth 2018 - Reclaiming the Past - Stolen Legacy 480_img_8307_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;...
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:57AM
image Cat Brooks: (Armed) People Who Patrol Our Communities Should Be Held to a Higher Standard 480_cat-brooks_oaklandpost-1170x597_1.jpg by Cat Brooks, Oakland Post
Last week, I was in Sacramento with a statewide coalition lobbying for SB1421 and AB931....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 11:19AM
image California lacks real marine protection as oil drilling expands in state waters 480_img_3474_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The expansion of offshore drilling occurs within the context of the bigger picture of the expansion of onshore drilling for oil and gas in California. A report published on May 22 by Oil Change International, in collaboration with California-based and national environmental justice and climate groups, reveals how California’s climate leadership requires a managed ramp-down of oil production. A review of state permitting records in the report “The Sky’s The Limit: California,” shows that more ...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 7:38AM
image Annual Honoring of the Elders Gathering #32 480_000.jpg by AutumnSun
The Gathering was held June 1st, 2nd and 3rd. 2018 Keeping the traditions alive! Here are some of the over 400 pictures that I was able to take at this years gathering!...
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 6:27PM
calendar People's Assembly on Keeping Art in Oakland 480_catbrooksforoakland.jpg by Cat Brooks For Oakland
Onefam Cafe 1612 7th St Oakland, California 94607...
Event Date: Thu Jun 7, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jun 4, 2018 9:58AM
calendar Save 7th Street Culture — BBQ Block Party for OneFam 480_save7thstreetculture_onefam-bikes4life-bbqblockpartyprint_1.jpg by OneFam
1612 7th Street Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Sat Jun 9, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 2, 2018 7:56PM
calendar Andy's Unity Park Dedication Community Celebration JCAL Reunion 480_andys_unity_park_andy_lopez_santa_rosa_1.jpg by Justicia Para Andy Lopez
Andy’s Unity Park 3399 Moorland Ave, Santa Rosa...
Event Date: Sat Jun 2, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 2, 2018 12:10AM
image Where's Jane Kim? SEIU Members Want Support For SFLC Resolution Against Racism/Retaliation 480_seiu1021_kim_core_values_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 DPH workers spoke out at San Francisco mayoral candidate Jane Kim's campaign office about why she has refused to speak out against systemic racism, workplace bullying and retaliation against SEIU 1021 Potrero Hill Health Center worker Cheryl Thornton. Kim is refusing to take a stand on the SFLC resolution passed unanimously the the San Francisco Labor Council...
Posted: Fri Jun 1, 2018 8:06PM
image Defend OneFam “The Last One Standing” from Gentrification 480_onefam-gathering_1.jpeg by Joanna Jia
OneFam has a rich history, but it’s about to face eviction unless we unite to defend it....
Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 5:26PM
image Bay Area Arab Community Wins in the Face of Zionist Attacks 480_aroc-sfusd_1.jpg by AROC
In a time of increased attacks on Arab and Muslim communities, the San Francisco Bay Area wins major victories against racism....
Posted: Wed May 30, 2018 11:37PM
audio Tony Coleman Speaks Out About Threatened Eviction and West Oakland Gentrification (audio/mpeg 4.4mb) by Dave Id
On today's Hard Knock Radio program on KPFA, Davey D interviews long-time activist and community organizer Tony Coleman of OneFam and Bikes 4 Life. Tony addresses their fight to stay in West Oakland after being threatened with eviction. He declares that they will fight to the very end and not take it lying down, the loss of the last visible spot where the community can come together and share Black culture in West Oakland....
Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 11:56PM
image Support and Sustain the San Francisco Bay View! 480_reading-sf-bay-view_1.jpeg by Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee
Keith “Malik” Washington appeals for contributions to help sustain the SF Bay View, a crucial piece of prison abolitionist movement infrastructure which was the first outlet to circulate the call for the August 21 prison strike....
Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 6:39PM
video 24 Lives Taken By Killer SFPD Cops With No Charges (video/mp4 233.2mb) by Justice for Luis Góngora Pat
From April 25 to April 26, 2018, a 24-hour vigil was held outside District Attorney George Gascon's office for the 24 people killed by San Francisco police officers with 0 charges during his time in office....
Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 10:01AM
image City of Oakland Continues to Evict Residents from Largest Encampment at Northgate 480_northgate_sheds-tents-raid_05082018_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Oakland threatened to evict most if not all of the houseless residents from the city's largest encampment at Northgate Avenue and 27th Street on May 8, posting notices in multiple areas of the encampment. Community members raised the alarm and spread the word about the mass evictions. Instead of breaking up the entire Northgate encampment as expected, the city has proceeded to evict residents piecemeal....
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 1:51PM
video Statement on Oakland's "sanctioned" encampments (video/mp4 22.9mb) by The Village in Oakland
A Timely Statement From The Village in Oakland about the TRUTH behind the of Oakland's "sanctioned" encampments....
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 12:21PM
calendar End Gun Violence March & Rally in Sacramento 480_stop_gun_sacramento_1.jpg by Black Child Legacy Campaign
5001 Madison Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841 (Meet at Target parking lot)...
Event Date: Sat Jun 2, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 12:09PM
image Community Protests DA Gascón Letting Cops Off the Hook for Murders of Mario Woods and Luis Góngora Pat 480_mariowoods-luisgo__ngorapat_gascon_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
On May 24, former San Francisco police chief and current District Attorney George Gascón announced that he will not be filing charges against the San Francisco police officers who murdered Mario Woods in 2015 and Luis Góngora Pat in 2016. The following evening, protesters expressed their disgust with the decision by shutting down traffic at two intersections near the San Francisco Mission District police station on Valencia Street....
Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 12:15PM
calendar Take Down White Supremacy 480_0eb04faa-79d9-46a1-b6ee-76f81da470e1_1.jpeg by Morning Star Gali
SF city hall room 416...
Event Date: Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 9:27AM
document International Indian Treaty Council Joins Battle to Remove Early Days Monument iitc_press_release_remove_early_days_monument_2018.pdf_140_.jpg by Morning Star Gali
The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) has joined the call for community mobilization to remove racist imagery depicting the colonization of California known as the “Early Days Monument” currently located at 147 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA....
Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 8:58PM