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imageRemember "Bloody Thursday" & Stop Racist Graffiti At SSA! Press Conf At Port Of Oakland
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by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 34, ILWU Local 34 and ILWU IBU Bay Area members held a press conference on July 3, 2020 to protest Ku Klux Klan racist graffiti put up at the SSA terminal following the Juneteenth Action. They also announced plans for commemoration of July 5, 2020 "Bloody Thursday" at the SSA Terminal...
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 9:38PM
textJuly 1st March In Piedmont To Demand Multi-Millionaire Stop Profiteering by Posted By Lynda Carson
Hundreds of Low-Income East Bay Residents To March to Piedmont Home of Multi-Millionaire to Demand He Stop Profiteering at the Expense of Black and Brown Communities and Instead Help Finance a Just Recovery for All!...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:10PM
imageOakland’s Jack London Square is named after a racist dog
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by Lynda Carson
A 1996 Monument Of Jack London At Jack London Square:...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:05AM
audioOakland Police Banned from Using Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets, Grenades at Protests (audio/mpeg 98.3MB) by John Malkin
Interview with Walter Riley, civil rights attorney with the National Lawyers Guild, on the June 18, 2020 temporary restraining order banning Oakland police from using tear gas, rubber bullets, flash bang grenades and other "battlefield weapons" during current Black Lives Matter protests....
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:28PM
imageBerkeley H.S. Students Lead their Fifth Racial Justice Protest, "Say Her Name"
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by Rest in Power
Berkeley High School student organizers said their Say Her Name demonstration was held “in recognition of all the identities that have been neglected in the fight against police brutality and systemic racism.”...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:50AM
imageMonday June 29 - Protest to Stop Eviction of 1921 Walnut St. Tenants
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by Posted By Lynda Carson
Protect The Tenants During The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic: The tenants at 1921 Walnut St are facing eviction and displacement from their rent-controlled apartments and unwittingly find themselves in a “David v's Goliath” struggle with the Regents of the University of California!...
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:33PM
calendarDrive for Justice Voter Registration Drive After Slap in the Face by Oakland City Council
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by APTP
We'll stage at 6 different TBD locations, and caravan to Libby's and 5 council members' homes — RSVP or check the Facebook event for updates on how to join in person or online...
Event Date: Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:26PM
imageOakland streets named after slave owners and supporters of slavery
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by Lynda Carson
The City of Oakland:...
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:51AM
imageMounting Pressure on Oakland City Council to Cut OPD Budget by $150 Million or Face Electoral Challenges in November
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by APTP
In Early Victory for Community, Police Commission Recommends Defunding OPD, Disbanding Internal Affairs, and Replacing Police with Civilian First-Responders...
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:14AM
imageTime To Shut It Down! A Day Of Action & ILWU Juneteenth At Port Of Oakland
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by Labor Video Project
The ILWU initiated Committee Against Police Terror and Systemic. Racism rallied at the Port of Oakland on Juneteenth which is June 19, 2020. At the Port a rally was held before the march....
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:56PM
imageShut The World Down! Boots Riley At 2020 Juneteenth At Oakland Oscar Grant Plaza
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by Labor Video Project
Boots Riley spoke on the ILWU Juneteenth Stop Work meeting and rally at Oscar Grant Plaza on 6/19/29....
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:59PM
imageVictory for the People of Oakland: OPD Restraining Order Restricts Teargas, Flashbangs & Projectiles
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by NLG-SF
Judge issues Temporary Restraining Order against Oakland Police Department: A Victory for Oakland, A Victory for All...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:26PM
calendarCommunity Meeting on Police Brutality and the George Floyd Protests Pt. 2
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by Revolutionary United Front
Willow Park Oakland, CA 94607...
Event Date: Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:54AM
imageIn the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic Oakland McDonald employees take legal action
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by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:24AM
imageFederal Criminal Complaint Links Attack on SC Sheriffs, Oakland Security Officers to Boogaloo Movement
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by Fred
U.S. Air Force Sergeant Steven Carrillo has been charged federally with murder and multiple other counts in connection to the attacks on Santa Cruz Sheriff's deputies in Ben Lomond on June 6, as well as the attacks on federal security officers outside the federal building in Oakland on May 29. The attacks on law enforcement officers left two dead and three injured in total. Evidence in the federal criminal complaint links Carrillo, a right-wing libertarian extremist, to the Boogaloo movement....
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:07PM
imageCivil Rights Class Action Filed in Reponse to Oakland Police Abuses of George Floyd Protesters
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by NLG-SF
"It was so heartening to see so many young Black people expressing their outrage and wanting to be part of the change, and they were attacked by our police department, that tells them 'don't come out here, because we will make your life hard, we will hurt you if you organize, we will hurt you if you say that there is anything wrong with society.'" — Walter Riley...
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:21PM
imageDefund OPD: Action Alert
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by APTP
Today in the early morning, a broad coalition of organizations — including APTP — held a series of coordinated actions to “wake-up” City Councilmembers at their homes and demand they #DefundOPD and #DefendBlackLife....
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 7:03PM
textDefying the Oakland Curfew by Daniel Borgström
A first person story...
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:58AM
imageLWU Local 10 & 34 Leaders On Juneteenth & Fight Against Racism & Worker Action
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by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 president Trent Willis and ILWU Local 34 president Keith Shanklin talk about why their union is stopping work on Juneteenth on the west coast and the fight against racism and the system that perpetrates it....
Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:19PM
textMidnight March in the East Bay by Local Black and Brown Students
details forthcoming...
Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:47PM