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imageCouncil Proposal Recognizes Lynching of Francisco Arias and José Chamales as 'Act of Racial Terror'
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by Santa Cruz News
On May 14 the Santa Cruz City Council passed a motion to request a recommendation from the Historic Preservation Commission (for return to the August 13th City Council meeting for action) for the placement of a historic plaque on Water Street Bridge recognizing the lynching of Francisco Arias and José Chamales. The men, who were Californios, Spanish speaking Mexican and Native American men, were lynched on the bridge on May 2, 1877, shortly after their arrest on murder charges. "The lynching ...
Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 12:36AM
imageDiscover California Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Expanding California Pan African Global Trade and Commerce must include the beginning of our California Juneteenth story, including our role in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and sharing current California ~ Pan African Trade data in an inclusive and equitable manner...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:33PM
imageSince Oscar Grant, 242 people shot and killed by police in Bay Area
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by Scott Morris
While only about 30% of Bay Area residents are Hispanic or Black, more than 60% of people shot and killed by police officers over the last decade are Hispanic or Black....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:06PM
calendarVallejo Press Conference & Rally For Justice
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by Vallejo For Racial Justice
Vallejo City Hall 555 Santa Clara St Vallejo, CA....
Event Date: Tue May 14, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Fri May 10, 2019 5:09PM
imageSF General Hospital Workers Fed Up With Short Staffing Threatening Patient Safety
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by Labor Video Project
San Francisco General Hospital workers rallied and spoke out on 4/23/18 against short staffing which is threatening the health and safety of the patients and also leading to injuries to SF General Hospital workers....
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:21AM
calendarBorder Patrol Off San Jose City Collge Campus
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by Dump Trump San Jose
San Jose City College, Outside of the Main Gym 2100 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, California 95128...
Event Date: Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:21AM
calendarEmergency Action to Protect Indigenous Burial Site
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by Protect Ohlone Burial Sites
Santa Cruz Mission Hill railroad tunnel, Chestnut Street, Santa Cruz The Tunnel doesn't have an address, but 701 Chestnut Street is right next to it. We are Not meeting at that address, but on the sidewalk near it....
Event Date: Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:14PM
imageAB392: Ways To Take Action to Save Lives from Police Violence
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by Let Us Live Coalition
We are gearing up for a historic battle in Sacramento and in our communities this legislative session....
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:16PM
imageSpiritual Leader and Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe Caleen Sisk Receives Earth Day Award
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by Miranda Kraus at the Rose Foundation
The Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment announced Winnemem Wintu Tribal Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk as the winner of the 2019 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual $1,000 Earth Day award recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental activism....
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:30PM
imageThe California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) Passes in Assembly Public Safety Committee
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by Dave Id
In a huge milestone for limiting the ability of police to kill at will, the California Act to Save Lives (AB 392) passed in the State Assembly Public Safety Committee by a 5-2 vote on April 9. The bill was introduced this year by Assemblymember Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) and will save lives by restricting when police can use deadly force....
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:12PM
imageDiscover Don Guillermo Leidesdorff, Jr. and "hidden figures" of Negro Bar, California
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by Mindy Giles
2019 Earth Day at Negro Bar, Folsom Lake Recreational Area will highlight Don Guillermo Leidesdorff, Jr., who was first Treasurer of San Francisco and, much, much more... San Francisco and Negro Bar connected with today's preparations for 2019 Juneteenth, remember......
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:41PM
imageCesar Chavez Day Celebration March 31, 2019
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by AutumnSun
This is the second year I was invited to cover this wonderfull event and I am very happy to be a part ! Nane Alejandrez is the founder and "Inspirational Leader" of Barrios Unidos!...
Posted: Mon Apr 1, 2019 1:48PM
imageIn a loud rally and march, San Franciscans demonstrated for Palestine
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Commemorating the “Great March of Return” in Gaza, demonstrators condemned Israel’s abuse, with US support, of Palestinians....
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:26PM
videoCity of Vallejo Releases Video of Police Murder of Willie McCoy (video/mp4 243.1MB) by Dave Id
Responding to pressure from community groups and news outlets to release the tapes, the City of Vallejo today posted a compilation video which includes police body camera footage and other media related to the police killing of Willie McCoy on February 9. While it's obviously packaged as a pro-police propaganda piece, lying about what's in the video, the footage is nonetheless disturbing and view discretion is advised....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:37PM
imageDistrict Attorney of Sacramento's Horrendous Recent Record
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by Adam Jordan
The horrible record of accountability the the California State Capitol District Attorney Schubert....
Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:49AM
imageFishermen, Tribes and Conservation Groups Challenge Sites Reservoir Project
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by Dan Bacher
"We are concerned that tribes have not been consulted nor assured that this project will not take water that salmon need, especially drought years,” stated Chief Caleen Sisk from the Winnemem Wintu Tribe. “If the Sites Authority had initiated Tribal consultation with Klamath River and Sacramento Tribes, we would have identified these issues, along with mitigations measures to protect the salmon.”...
Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 5:37PM
imageUse of the Word "Dindunuffin" by Police Officer Triggers Internal Affairs Investigation
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by Santa Cruz News
The Santa Cruz Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation into the conduct of Officer Chris Galli, who in January referred to a man who he had previously arrested as a dindunuffin on social media. Galli, posting as "Chris Meriekuh", made the comment about the individual, who is African American and homeless, on Joe Netro's Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog. A screen capture of the comment was posted in an Indybay article, helping to raise awareness concerning the r...
Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:55PM
textIslamophobia and Hate at UCSC in Light of the NZ Terrorist Attack by End Racism at UCSC
I am one of the students that was called a “terrorist” among other terrible things by a BSOE professor on countless occasions due to my appearance and Palestinian, Muslim heritage. Right at the top, I want to express my deepest gratitude to those who signed the petition demanding UCSC take action in this matter. Your support has given both the other complainant and I tremendous inner-strength. It has helped me claw back some of my humanity, and I genuinely cannot thank you enough....
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:43PM
calendarStand in Solidarity with the Muslim Community in Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz Muslim Solidarity
The Islamic Center of Santa Cruz. 900 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062...
Event Date: Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:58PM
calendarBay Area Vigil Against Islamophobia — Oakland
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by AROC
𝗟𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘁 𝗔𝗺𝗽𝗵𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗟𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗠𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘁 𝗕𝗹𝘃𝗱 (𝗕𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝟭𝟮𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗔𝘃𝗲.) 𝗢𝗮𝗸𝗹𝗮𝗻𝗱, 𝗖𝗔 𝟵𝟰𝟲𝟭𝟮...
Event Date: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:24AM