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video Dignity Village and Allies Stood Up to Resist Eviction and the City of Oakland Backed Down (video/mp4 18.2mb) by Village Oakland
The city of Oakland threatened to evict residents from the Housing and Dignity Village on December 5. Oakland police and city public works employees blocked off parking on S Elmhurst Ave to prepare for the eviction. But early in the morning gates to the community were locked and dozens showed up to place themselves between the encampment and police. The city backed down, promising to enter into new negotiations with residents....
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2018 11:58PM
video The Housing and Dignity Village: Survival is Not A Crime (video/mp4 23.0mb) by Village Oakland
The administration is saying we’re a danger to the neighbourhood, that we’re criminals, that we’re unsanitary. Check out this video to hear why we started this safe and sober resource hub....
Posted: Tue Dec 4, 2018 3:21PM
video Libby Schaaf Roundly Booed Over Handling of Housing Issues at First Oakland Mayoral Debate (video/mp4 4.0mb) by Dave Id
The first Oakland mayoral debate of the 2018 election was sponsored by the Alameda County Democratic Party on August 23. Cat Brooks was widely viewed as the winner, with her command of the issues and passionate advocacy for a more just Oakland. Pamela Price and Saied Karamooz made strong showings as well. Libby Schaaf was defensive and tense, as she was in later debates. Schaaf eventually stopped attending candidate forums. (Full debate audio below.)...
Posted: Tue Nov 6, 2018 2:37PM
video Cat Brooks Takes Her Fight for Justice Inside City Hall, Mounts Radical Bid for Oakland Mayor (video/mp4 15.7mb) by Dave Id
Time flies. Today is election day already. On August 8, Cat Brooks wasn't speaking through a bullhorn outside of City Hall, or commenting at a City Council meeting. She was filing the official paperwork required to run for Mayor of Oakland. Since then, she and hundreds of campaign volunteers have poured their hearts into the "People's Campaign," reaching out to Oaklanders throughout the city, fighting hard for a just and equitable future Oakland....
Posted: Tue Nov 6, 2018 1:15PM
video Oakland Evicts Largest Encampment at Northgate; Falsely Promotes Tuff Sheds as Viable Alternative (video/mp4 102.7mb) by Dave Id
Shortly after the completion of the construction of the second city-sanctioned Tuff Shed compound under the I-980 freeway at Northgate Avenue and 27th Street in April, the city of Oakland began evicting residents from the largest encampments in the surrounding area. Over the course of four days in May and June, the residents of 50-plus tents and shanty structures were forced out....
Posted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:53PM
video Jogger Destroys Homeless Mans Property at Lake Merritt in Oakland (video/mp4 37.1mb) by JJ Harris
Yesterday in Oakland jogger found throwing a peaceful homeless man’s possessions in the Lake. What has this town come to?!...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:50AM
video Jogger later assaults Matt Nelson and steals his phone while he was recording video (Attachment On: Jogger Destroys Homeless Mans Property at Lake Merritt in Oakland) (video/mp4 15.3mb) by Matt Nelson
Is this that same dude? UPDATE: Thank you, loved ones! And thanks especially to my amazing nephew, Theo! Henry and his "friend" assaulted me multiple times,...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:55PM
video Statement on Oakland's "sanctioned" encampments (video/mp4 22.9mb) by The Village in Oakland
A Timely Statement From The Village in Oakland about the TRUTH behind the of Oakland's "sanctioned" encampments....
Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 12:21PM
video AFSCME 3299 Worker Protesting for Labor Contract Slammed by UC Berkeley Police (video/mp4 10.7mb) by Support David Cole
On February 1, at a peaceful labor protest honoring the 50th Anniversary of low-wage African American workers and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr organized by AFSCME Local 3299, the University of California deployed police tactics more befitting of the Jim Crow South--unjustly assaulting a 51 year-old African American UC Berkeley employee named David Cole. A video of the assault was captured and posted to Facebook. The person posting it added the inscription, "What a sick feeling"....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 11:52PM
video Young Activists for Black Lives (Attachment On: Fourth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy) (video/mp4 28.3mb) by Bradley Allen
"It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains." -A...
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:14PM
video Pastor Ben McBride (Attachment On: Fourth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy) (video/mp4 61.9mb) by Bradley Allen
"They are destroying our communities. They want us gone." -Pastor Ben McBride...
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:15PM
video Reclaim MLK 2018: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance with the Trump and Schaaf Regimes (video/mp4 27.7mb) by CRC Media Corps
It’s that time again, Bay Area!...
Posted: Tue Jan 2, 2018 1:00PM
video Strom Engineering Armed Scab Guard Driving Out Of The Plant (Attachment On: IAM 1584 Henkel Bay Point Strike For Health And Safety Wins Battle With Union Busters) (video/quicktime 3.2mb) by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
IAM 1584 faced armed and dangerous scab guards brought in by Strom Engineering to intimidate and break the strike and union at the plant. The Henkel company spe...
Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:50AM
video Police Brutality Against Miskitu Nation in Central America (Attachment On: Yapti Tabay Reclamation Benefit & Festival (#NativeLivesMatter #EnvironmentalJustice)) (video/mp4 3.9mb) by Grin Olsson
Police Brutality Against Miskitu in Central America...
Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:25PM