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Native American Civil Rights Leaders Seek Justice for the Murder of Slain Family member
We Invite Members of the Press to Our Press Conference which will be held At 8:30am until 8:45am infront of the Superior Court of California County of Contra County A.F. Bray Courthouse located at 1020 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553...
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:29AM
Freedom Now Demonstrators Lock Down at Oakland Police Headquarters
A call went out for Freedom Now protests on July 21 targeting the support infrastructure for police oppression, especially police "unions" for their constant and unequivocal defense of cops accused of brutality. Lockdowns and demonstrations kicked off across the country a day early, on July 20, and the Oakland Police Officers' Association was shut down with U-locks, chains, and the bodies of committed activists. On July 21, another group used their own bodies and chains to lock down two doo...
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 10:00PM
Freedom Now Demonstrators Shut Down Oakland Police Officers' Association Office (video)
Following the recent wave of demonstrations nationwide after the police murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, a call went out for Freedom Now protests on July 21 targeting the support infrastructure for police oppression, especially police "unions" for their constant and unequivocal defense of cops accused of brutality. In Oakland, the offices of the Oakland Police Officer's Association were shut down....
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:18PM
Recall of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Underway with High Level of Discontent in City (video)
In front of Oakland City Hall on July 11, Leigh Davenport of the Anti Police-Terror Project announced community activists' intention to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf. Primary among the concerns cited as cause for Schaaf's removal from office are her failures: 1) to address the massive displacement of long-time Oakland residents; 2) to support local youth and job centers; and 3) to hold Oakland police accountable for corruption, sexual exploitation, and those they've killed. Also referenced was ...
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:19PM
Tell Oakland City Council: Let the Cops be the Bad Guys
Contact your city council members!! Ask them to reject the City Attorney's advice and include the part that allows the police commission to impose discipline on officers that have engaged in misconduct....
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:58PM
Environmental racism in the “leftmost city”
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
Killer Cop Training - Coming Soon to the Bay Area.
Police training by a private company trains them to shoot zeroth, worry about it later....
Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:43AM
Oakland City Attorney Advises Gutting Police Commission
City Attorney Gives Commission Away to OPOA...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:27PM
Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain Unanswered
Grand Jury Report and Larger Problems Still Ignored...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM
San Francisco: March and Rally in Solidarity with Oaxaca and Against the Police
On Friday, people took the streets in San Francisco against state-sanctioned police murders in the US and in solidarity with the rebellion in Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:12PM
Resistencia desde Califas a Oaxaca
El viernes, genta tomó las calles en SF contra los asesinatos policiales de los pueblos Negros, Morenos, y pobres y en solidaridad con la rebelión en Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:08PM
#FreedomNow: Global Call to Action 7.21
The ACLU of Northern California supports the Movement for Black Lives and the collective #FreedomNow actions taking place globally on Thursday, July 21....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:01PM
Justice For Josiah in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter #FreedomNow
San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose...
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 3:30PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 2:29PM
SF Action to End Racist Police Terror
Gather Powell and Market St., SF...
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:37PM
Labor Working to Undermine Strong Civilian Police Oversight in Oakland [Updated]
A November 2016 ballot measure for a new Oakland Police Commission is expected to be finalized and approved by the Oakland City Council at their meeting on July 19. The measure, originally proposed by the Coalition for Police Accountability and since taken up by the City Council, continues to be watered down further and further. Local non-police unions have turned out to be one of the most vociferous opponents to strong civilian police oversight in Oakland, even though police "unions" such ...
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:20PM
Oakland Police Headquarters Banner Hang: OPD Guilty of Human Trafficking & Statutory Rape
On June 17, community activists fed up with the mounting revelations of crimes and coverups by Oakland police protested at OPD headquarters, hanging a banner between two flagpoles....
Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:44PM
White Supremacy Grows in Northern California (audio/mpeg 8.5mb)
UpFront examines the white supremacist movement in Northern California and across the United States, especially regarding the events of June 26 when antifascists shut down a planned Nazi rally at the State Capital building in Sacramento. Host Cat Brooks speaks with Cedric O’Bannon, an independent reporter and organizer who was stabbed in Sacramento; B, an anti-racist, antifa organizer; and David Neiwart of the Southern Poverty Law Center....
Posted: Sat Jul 16, 2016 3:00PM
Remembering Frank Alvarado, Two Years After His Death at the Hands of Salinas Police
It has become a tradition to celebrate the life of Frank Alvarado with flowers. On July 10, Frank's family was joined by a large group of supporters near the location of his death to mark the second year since his killing by Salinas police. His father, Frank Sr., handed out roses to many of the women gathered, saying the gesture was in memory of "lover boy" as he lightheartedly referred to Frank. His family fondly remembers how dearly Frank loved to give women gifts, and especially the gift o...
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 5:24PM
APTP Announces Oakland Police Whistleblower Hotline (video/mp4 101.4mb)
On July 11, Dan Siegel, legal counsel for the Anti Police-Terrorism Project, announced a new hotline for Oakland police and city workers to blow the whistle on OPD corruption, misconduct, and predatory policing....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:42PM
SURJ (showing up for racial justice) Santa Cruz Ca. 7-14-2016
SURJ held a meeting, to a full house, in Santa Cruz at The Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History at 705 Front Street. Though meetings are held in different locations at different times. For more information please go to: https://www.facebook.com/SCSURJ/...
Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:13PM