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videoDay One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: School Picket Lines & Message from Keith Brown (video/mp4 1.4MB) by OEA
Teachers and allies were out by 6:30am on Day One, picketing in front of schools across Oakland. At at Manzanita Community School, teachers chanted: "Get up, get down, Oakland is a union town! Hey, hey, ho, ho, where did all the money go?"...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:02AM
videoOn strike, shut it down, Oakland is a union town (Attachment On: Day One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: School Picket Lines & Message from Keith Brown) (video/mp4 2.1MB) by OEA
(video :48) "In California a charter school law from 25 years ago has been used by billionaires to make a charter school industry. Charters show a lack of tran...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:02AM
videoKeith Brown, OEA President, speaks out the night before the strike (Attachment On: Day One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: School Picket Lines & Message from Keith Brown) (video/mp4 7.7MB) by OEA
(video 2:20) "It's time for OUSD to pick a side. Are you on the side of billionaires who fund our school board races, or the side of teachers, students, par...
Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:02AM
videoDay One of Oakland Teachers' Strike: Rally at City Hall (video/mp4 4.8MB) by APTP
Keith Brown, OEA president: "When we strike, we win!...
Posted: Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:19PM
videoOakland Street Photographers on Art and Gentrification (video/mp4 22.0MB) by TalkOakland
This 4-minute episode of TalkOakland follows two street photographers in Oakland as they discuss the art of street photography and the changes they've experienced from gentrification....
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 7:09AM
videoSights and Sounds from Oakland's 5th Annual Reclaim King's Radical Legacy Events (video/mp4 122.2MB) by Dave Id
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Oakland on January 21, 2019, the Anti Police-Terror Project hosted a powerful and moving day of civil rights speakers, marches, children's activities, drums, music, song, and dance. In tribute to families who have lost loved ones to police violence, guns were melted and cast into into stars, displayed in a pattern recreating the constellations visible in the night sky when Oscar Grant was murdered ten years ago. These video clips capture some of the sights a...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:16PM
videoSunset singing, drumming, and dancing in the amphitheater (Attachment On: Sights and Sounds from Oakland's 5th Annual Reclaim King's Radical Legacy Events) (video/mp4 32.4MB) by Dave Id
(video 2:06) Note that the shovels used in the dance were cast from guns previously melted by the same kiln used on this day to melt at least three more han...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:16PM
videoOscar Grant's uncle Cephus Johnson presents a gun to Lead to Life team for melting (Attachment On: Sights and Sounds from Oakland's 5th Annual Reclaim King's Radical Legacy Events) (video/mp4 46.7MB) by Dave Id
(video 3:01) Cephus hands the gun over for melting with Nellie Jones, the mother of Derrick Jones, who was unarmed and murdered by Oakland police on Novembe...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:16PM
videoDefend Public Education March and Rally (Attachment On: Get Up Get Down! Oakland Is A Union Town — Mass March and Rally To Defend Public Education) (video/mp4 29.0MB) by Labor Video
(Video by Gerard Ange, 5:32) A march and rally of several thousand teachers, students, staff and supporters of public education rallied in Oakland on January...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:17PM
videoVideo of Cat Brooks (Attachment On: 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil: photos and full audio) (video/mp4 147.1MB) by Dave Id
(video length 9:29)...
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 6:59PM
videoVideo of Oscar Grant's friends (Attachment On: 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil: photos and full audio) (video/mp4 115.0MB) by Dave Id
(video length 7:24)...
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 6:59PM
videoOakland police chief Anthony Batts' "keep the peace" robocall (2010) (video/mp4 8.4MB) by Dave Id
Oaklanders with a landline telephone in 2010 received this "keep the peace" robocall from Oakland police chief Anthony Batts in advance of Mehserle's sentencing....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 10:13AM
videoDignity 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