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imageSTOP OUSD Security Assault: Parents & Community Members At Parker School Press Conference
by Labor Video Project
A press conference was held at the Parker Liberation school to protest the attack by OUSD police thugs to attack parents, teachers and community supporters the previous day...
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 5:28pm PDT
imageLeader of “Straight Pride” Rally in Modesto Embraces White Nationalism, Attacks Jews and LGBTQ+ Community
by No H8 in the Valleyy
A white nationalist from the bay area is again calling for a 'Straight Pride' parade in Modesto. Please sand in solidarity with us against these fascists!...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 4:40am PDT
imageInaugural 2022 Golden Harvest Parade and Festival includes People of African Descent
by edited ~ Brittany Bailer, Howard University
August 2022, we mark the anniversary of the long road to establishing the U.N. Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. Here in the Capitol Region of the State of California we are reimagining how to share the authentic story of free and enslaved people of African Descent in California History....
Posted: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 7:00am PDT
imageHaitians Demand Reparations at French Consulate and Citibank
by Leon Kunstenaar - event announcement
France: Amount Due to Haiti $21,685,135,571.48...
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 11:19am PDT
imageAshby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling
by Leon Kunstenaar (editor)
Shotgun Players partners with local artist Geralyn Montano...
Posted: Sun, Jul 24, 2022 12:01am PDT
imageThousands of Unhoused to be Swept with No Adequate Shelter in Sacramento
by Sacramento Homeless Union
My name is Crystal Sanchez, and I am the Western Regional Director for the National Union of the Homeless and the President of the Sacramento Homeless Union. Today, I write to you in total dismay and frustration. As many of you know, the 2022 point in time count was recently released with an astonishing 9,300 unhoused people counted and a whopping 20,000 people on any given night living on the streets of Sacramento. We know the pit count number is inadequate and low due to low volunteers and ...
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 4:41pm PDT
videoVideo: Watsonville Police Punch Man During Arrest (video/mp4 4.0MB) by Santa Cruz Police News
A video posted to social media (see below) shows police in Watsonville suddenly pushing 39 year-old Antonio Zepeda to the ground and then punching him in the area of his head and neck while arresting him on July 19. Community members are calling for transparency and for police to release their bodycam footage of the incident....
Posted: Fri, Jul 22, 2022 2:30pm PDT
imageFree Leonard Peltier Santa Cruz 6-20-2022
by AutumnSun
The benefit was held at The Spot and was sponsored by Barrios Unidos and The American Indian Movement and others....
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2022 12:11pm PDT
textA Juneteenth Message from HEAT, SF City College Students, Faculty, and Supporters by HEAT
Juneteenth is partly about the right to a free public education and that is being destroyed at SF City College. Fighting the 80 billionaires in SF is part of the fight for free public education for all....
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2022 9:42pm PDT
imageCA State Parks Commission considers one of the most endangered historic sites in America
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California State Park and Recreation Commission may visit one of the most endangered historic preservation sites in America. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District represents "hidden figures" from the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. As the Nation celebrates Juneteenth Freedom, California State Parks regional staff continues a generational effort to erase, distort and destroy all authentic golden legacy by people of African descent during the Californi...
Posted: Wed, Jun 15, 2022 9:58am PDT
imageSacramento Region Juneteenth Celebrations of Freedom
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Freedom is never free, and our unique "California Grown" Journey from Slavery to Freedom began in 1535 with Spanish Conquistadors arriving in Baja California Sur and the Mission/Presidio System of enslaved and free people of African and Indigenous descent began a long and difficult path of generational genocide, enslavement and affliction to arrive at a new beginning we call 1865 Juneteenth, Freedom Day Celebration....
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2022 9:28am PDT
imageChallenging Colonialism: Telling & Teaching the Truth of the California Missions
by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom
Supplement to s01e01: This recording is from the second half of a panel entitled “Telling the Truth of the California Missions,” which was part of the Telling and Teaching the Truth of the California Missions event, held on August 27, 2021, preceding the Mission Bell removal. 40:30...
Posted: Mon, Jun 6, 2022 7:50am PDT
calendarPeople's March & Rally 2022: Honor the First Gay Liberation March by Roaring Our Voices
by Juanita MORE! and Alex U. Inn
Starting point: Polk Street and Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Sun, Jun 26, 2022 11:00am PDT
Posted: Thu, Jun 2, 2022 6:38pm PDT
imageSpeakout At Twitter: Musk Get Your Racist Union Busting Hands Off Twitter!
by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco to protest the union busting and racist record of billionaire Elon Musk who is taking over the Twitter platform....
Posted: Fri, May 27, 2022 12:46pm PDT
imageApril 12, 2022 Oakland Slavery Disclosure Ordinance Memorandum
by Lynda Carson
Escaping Slavery:...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 9:54pm PDT
image2022 Africa Unity Week - highlighting the "African Founding Father of California"
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Discover the Maritime Legacy of the "African Founding Father of California" as master of the ship Julia Ann, trading throughout the Pacific Rim and became the leading financial figure in the development of San Francisco. Leidesdorff aquired a 35,521 acre called Rancho Rio De Los Americanos from the Mexican Government while acquiring a vast array of international business pursuits throughout the Pacific Rim. The 1849 historic town of Negro Bar, Sacramento County is poised for global consider...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 9:22pm PDT
imagePreservation of salient contributions by people of African descent too egregious for some.
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Persevere, is the new elevated standard to hold fast upon in the latest round of efforts to erase all authentic record of people of African Descent along today's American River Parkway. If "they" are successful, it will not be for the lack of presenting authentic primary source documentation since the turn of the century. "White Male Only" remains the current methodology, to arrive at the desired "need" and foul process utilized in a cloaked private notion. Spring 2022, a new public proces...
Posted: Thu, Apr 7, 2022 5:33pm PDT
image"Selma” Gerrymandering Redistricting in SF: Community/Labor Rallies At SF City Hall
by Labor Video Project
Community and labor people rallied at San Francisco City Hall to protest the redistricting plan which many said would further gentrification and lead to more ethnic cleansing....
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2022 3:46pm PDT
imageGold Mining Town of Negro Bar Cemetery and 2022 Armed Forces Day Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The Negro Bar Cemetery was originally associated with the Negro Bar Gold Rush Era Mining Town, which is a California State Historical Site. Across Lake Natoma, a newly developed project area set aside within the vast Folsom Lake Recreational Area managed by California State Parks to honor early pioneers of African Descent along today's American River Parkway during the California Gold Rush Era (1840-1875) is under another round of effort to distort, destroy and/or disregard authentic Califo...
Posted: Mon, Mar 28, 2022 12:37am PDT
imageOfficial State of California Juneteenth Holiday - First Hearing for AB 1655
by Glenda Humiston
Juneteenth is an important day in American history not only to celebrate the end of slavery, but to acknowledge the great injustices done to Black people in this country. While we celebrate the emancipation of slaves on Juneteenth, it's a reminder we must continue to strive to provide equity for Black members of our community in order for all of us to experience freedom in the same way. Glenda Humiston, Vice President, UCANR...
Posted: Sat, Mar 26, 2022 8:23am PDT