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No “Free Speech” for Fascists: Neo-Nazis Shut Down in Sacramento
The Neo-Nazis were not able to march and they did not have a rally. While the crowd accomplished what it set out to do, it came at a high cost.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:37PM
Some photos from today, and some fascist sympathizers? Found taking photos of protestors
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:43PM
Struggle and Hope CD Release and Celebration
The new Struggle and Hope album by Agustin Lira was released at a community celebration at the Alfonso Hernandez Youth Center on Saturday, June 25. The event featured music by Agustin Lira & Patricia Wells, with students of Generaciones Project and special guest Melinda Espinosa. Photo below is Agustin Lira performing at the CD release celebration.
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:43PM
Politicians booed off stage, mentions of Orlando, plus more, at Trans March 2016
Politicians booed off stage, mentions of Orlando, Compton’s Cafeteria Anniversary, and thousands attend this year’s Trans March. Pics and video from the event.
Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:00PM
SF Labor Council Demands An End To Deportations And Legalization of Undocumented Workers
The San Francisco held a press conference at City Hall to protest the US Supreme Court decision and to demand a halt to further deportations and the legalization of all immigrant workers in the United States.
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:54PM
Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program
Fresno, June 23, 2016 - On the heels of the Supreme Court’s non-decision in U.S. v. Texas, which effectively blocked President Obama’s immigration actions to shield millions from deportation, advocates and community members unveiled their assessment of a pilot program started one year ago giving federal immigration agents unfettered access to the Fresno County Jail. Advocates warn that the program is shrouded in secrecy and leaves immigrants vulnerable to abuses by Immigration and Customs...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:24AM
Oakland Community: OPD Is Rotten to Its Core and Libby’s Got to Go (audio)
On the morning of June 21, a number of Oakland community organizations came together in front of Oakland police headquarters to issue a set of demands in response to the ever-growing list of OPD crimes and cover-ups which have been exposed recently. The Anti Police-Terror Project and allies issued four demands: community-controlled policing; the defunding of OPD and investment in the community; the child sexual exploitation scandal be addressed in a meaningful way; and the resignation of May...
Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 6:48PM
Cat Brooks at OPD headquarters protest (video) (video/mp4 8.0MB)
At the banner drop protest on June 17, Anti Police-Terror Project's Cat Brooks answers the question, "Does this scandal undermine all the progress the Oakland Police Department has made in the past few years?"
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:23AM
Oakland cops target the African American community
According to a Stanford study, African American men were more likely to be handcuffed during a stop (1 out of 4 times) than whites (1 out of 15 times), excluding arrests. African American men were also more likely to be searched (1 in 5 times vs. 1 in 20 times for whites), though officers were no more likely to make a recovery from those searches. African American men were more likely to be arrested after a stop by police –1 in every 6 vs. 1 in 14 for white men.
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:05PM
2016 Juneteenth Celebration ~ Negro Bar California State Park
The contributions by people of African ancestry throughout the State of California remains an open secret. Official recognition remains a legislative conversation yet to be complete. Juneteenth, by statue, is recognized by the California State Legislature and should be revisited to quantify the journey towards freedom. Historic Negro Bar, Sacramento County is a good place to begin the journey... 2016 Juneteenth ~ Negro Bar California State Park along the American River Parkway will come al...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:20PM
Watsonville Vigil Remembers the Victims of Orlando
SOMOS LGBT vigil in Watsonville remembers “one of the most horrific tragedies committed against the LGBT community at a gay club in Orlando, Florida.”
Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 11:43PM
How You Can Be Part of the Mobilization to Shut Down Nazis in Sacramento
Learn how you can be part of a mass mobilization to shut down Nazis in Sacramento on Sunday, June 26 at 9 AM at the Sacramento Capitol.
Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:12PM
SF Immigrant Film Festival: Call for Entries 2016!
Works in Narrative, Animated, and Documentary Short, regardless of the original production format, and the date when it was completed, are considered for this festival where refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice.
Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:46PM
2016 Juneteenth in Yosemite National Park ~ Honoring US Colored Troops in California
During the US Civil War, the Yosemite Grant Act was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. Nationwide as special 2016 Juneteenth weekend visit by President Obama, in the Yosemite National Park may share the legacy of the 9th Calvary of the US Colored Troops ~ later called Buffalo Soldiers who helped protect, establish and develop Yosemite National Park part of today's National Park Service.
Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:59AM
Bay Area Carpool to Sacramento to Shut Down Nazis and KKK
West Oakland BART, 7th Street and Chester in West Oakland, North East Side of Parking Lot.
Event Date: Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:30AM
Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:41AM
Community Keeps Memory of Yanira Serrano Alive
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.
Posted: Thu Jun 9, 2016 3:36PM
Blue Code of Silence to Remain Under California Law
Bill to open up police misconduct records dies in Senate Appropriations committee
Posted: Sun Jun 5, 2016 10:36AM
California: Marijuana Infractions Unfairly Enforced Against People of Color
Oakland, May 31, 2016 – New data analyses conducted by the Drug Policy Alliance and ACLU of California (see PDF) 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. Possession of under an ounce of marijuana is punishable in California by a base fine up to $100 (plus substantial fees).
Posted: Wed Jun 1, 2016 5:06PM
UFW & Driscoll’s: United To Exploit
Why won’t the United Farm Workers support the Driscoll’s Boycott?
Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 5:54PM
"Doing Good" In California After Helping To Blow Up The World Economy? Beller & Moses
"Power Couple" Beller and Moses Who Helped Bust The World Economy In 2008 Are Out To Make A Killing On Charters & Privatization of California Education. Their Caliber Charter Chain wants land in Richmond to build a non-union school and stick the taxpayers with the costs of privatization
Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 1:01PM