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Anaheim Erupts After Off-Duty Cop Shoots at Students
The city of Anaheim in Southern California erupted on February 22 after an off-duty police officer detained a 13 year old male, dragging him by the collar across a yard, and attempted to pull him over hedges in front of the police officer’s home before pulling out a gun and firing it into a crowd of young people, luckily injuring no one....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:54PM
Santa Cruz Police Cooperate with ICE on Militarized Immigration Raids (audio/mpeg 1.5mb)
As reported and documented by Santa Cruz Indymedia, the Santa Cruz Police Department cooperated with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to carryout militarized immigration sweeps in Santa Cruz County....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:22PM
Video Shows SCPD Blocking Media from Sean Arlt Killing Press Conference
Activist Wes White documents the exclusion of alternative media from the SCPD's 2-16 Press Conference. There SCPD Police Chief Vogel announced that Officer Eric Bailey was the killer of Sean Arlt, who, police say, approached them aggressively with a metal rake back in early October. The only evidence presented was Vogel's account, some partial audio, and a partial obscured video that had no recognizable figures in it and ended ten minutes before Arlt died....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:36PM
Rain at Midnight? Freedom SleepOut #85 Faces Wettest Winter
Back again to City Hall--still the dark center of Sleeping Ban law and enforcement under City Manager Martin Bernal and the Watkins-Terrazas City Council. Determined activists and a crew of homeless folks will be huddling beneath the eaves of the buildings at City Hall until being driven out into the rain , wind, and cold. Just looking for a night of community and relative safety from the Sleeping Ban, they'll be in sleeping bags, under tents, in vehicles, whereever they can, hoping to spar...
Event Date: Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:19PM
Pack the Courthouse for Yuvette Henderson
Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 2:44PM
Statement on OPD shooting of white supremacist terror suspect Jesse Enjaian
Compared with their protocol for profiling, harassing - and occasionally murdering - Black and Brown civilians in Oakland, the Oakland Police Department’s shooting of white supremacist gunman Jesse Enjaian illustrates the depth of officers’ conscious and unconscious biases and unwavering ability to humanize a white suspect to a fault, even after the person has demonstrated a clear capability for violence and disregard for human life....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:48PM
Sanctuary for All March In Fresno (video/mp4 25.3mb)
About 500 people participated in the Sanctuary for All march in downtown Fresno on Saturday, February 18. Below is a 20 second time lapse video of the event....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:16PM
Community Support for Black Lives Matter in Capitola
Several dozen activists gathered at two corners of the 41st Ave. and Capitola Road intersection in support of reversing police violence. I was there s a HUFF activist and Free Radio Santa Cruz reporter....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:31PM
SCPD officer Erik Bailey named as killer of Sean Arlt; DA won't press charges
Today Santa Cruz County District Attorney Jeff Rosell announced his office will not file charges against Erik Bailey, the Santa Cruz Police Department officer who shot and killed a 32 year old local resident, Sean Arlt, on October 16, 2016....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:30PM
Raids on Santa Cruz Immigrant Communities Cause Severe Damage
Eyewitness and on-the-ground accounts from those directly affected by the recent pre-dawn raids launched by Department of Homeland Security and Santa Cruz Police Department on Monday, February 13 2017....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:51AM
Highly Militarized ICE Raids on California's Central Coast
Immigrant communities across the country are on edge after federal immigration agents arrested over 600 people in the past week in the largest raids since Donald Trump became president. Raids were reported in at least 11 states, including California, New York, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:56PM
Valentine's Day for Freedom SleepOut #84
Covering Up Warmly at City Hall 809 Center St or on the nearby steps, take your choice. The protest runs from Tuesday early afternoon to mid-morning Wednesday. Bring your sweetie to celebrate restoring civil rights for the rain-soaked renegades of Santa Cruz....
Event Date: Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:37AM
GOP leader threatens Berkeley protesters for protesting at Cal Berkeley
In response to the February 1st protest in Berkeley against the assault on sanctuary campuses, a day later, GOP leader Dan Adamini, Secretary of the Marquette County Republican Party in Michigan promoted the idea that we need another Kent State massacre to bring an end to protests at Cal Berkeley!...
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 9:45PM
Thousands Protest Trump's Muslim Ban at San Francisco International Airport
On January 28, 2017, thousands of people gathered at airports in the United States to protest President Donald Trump's executive order returning refugees and other visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. According to various sources, more than 2,000 people were at the protest at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York City with other protests appearing at airports around the U.S....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 12:32AM
ACLU of Northern California Contact Info for SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT Arrivals Affected by Executive Order
The ACLU of Northern California is asking that people who have been expecting visitors to arrive at SFO, OAK, SJO, or FAT from one of the seven countries in yesterday’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – and have not heard from their visitors or have heard that their visitors have arrived and been detained or denied entry to please contact us at one of our two hotlines and leave a message....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 5:06PM
Settlement in Lawsuit Over Berkeley Police Brutality at 2014 Black Lives Matter Protest
Protesters and journalists have reached a tentative settlement with the City of Berkeley in a National Lawyers Guild federal civil rights lawsuit over police brutality at a December 6, 2014, racial justice protest....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:07AM
Yuvette Henderson 2nd Angelversary: Community Memorial and BBQ
Lake Merritt Amphitheater Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Sat Feb 4, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:41PM
Afrikan Black Coalition Pushes UC to Terminate $475 Million Worth of Wells Fargo Contracts
The UC’s decision to discontinue $475 million worth of contracts and line of credit comes on the heels of several cities and states terminating their relationships with a bank that has caused great harm to our communities....
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:09AM
Thousands March to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy in Oakland, 1/16/17 (audio & photos)
Martin Luther King Jr Day 2017 on January 16 was honored and celebrated in a variety of ways across the country. In the San Francisco Bay Area, the Anti Police-Terror Project (APTP) kicked off a week of Reclaim MLK actions with a rally in Oscar Grant plaza. Thousands showed up and marched on a beautiful sunny day to Lake Merritt in Oakland....
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:19PM
ACLU of Northern California Contact Info for SFO Arrivals Affected by Executive Order
The ACLU of Northern California is asking that people who have been expecting visitors to arrive at SFO from one of the seven countries in yesterday’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – and have not heard from their visitors or have heard that their visitors have arrived and been detained or denied entry to please contact us at 415-621-2488 and leave a message....
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:26AM