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Queer resistance projects in the streets on Pride weekend
Street projectionists descend on San Francisco over Pride weekend to share messages of resistance. Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend in Civic Center, the Castro and Mission neighborhoods. No pride in corporate exploitation. No pride in state violence and incarceration. No pride in evictions and displacement. Stonewall was a riot! #QueerResistance...
Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:54AM
Justice for Philando Castile - Rally and March
Oscar Grant Plaza (14th/Broadway) Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:03PM
Why the rash of Bay Area police shootings?
I noted that there had been a rash of police shootings all over the Bay Area and some of y’all thought I was literally seeing or making up things. Well over the Memorial Day weekend we had three people shot by Bay Area police in two days....
Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:52PM
ACLU Releases New Data on Stockton Unified’s Pattern of Wrongly Arresting Students
June 6, 2017 - Today, the ACLU of Northern California released new and troubling arrest data from Stockton Unified School District (SUSD), obtained through an ACLU Public Records Act lawsuit brought in 2016....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 10:20AM
Justice 4 Desmond Phillips Rally
State Capitol in Sacramento....
Event Date: Fri Jun 9, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 1:30PM
Unity Rally - Stand Against Hate
Stevens Creek Blvd. & Santana Row, San Jose...
Event Date: Sat Jun 10, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 6:28PM
From Memorial Day to Juneteenth ~ Honoring US Colored Troops in the Civil War
President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in the dark days of the Civil War, announcing on September 22, 1862, that if the rebels did not end the fighting and rejoin the Union by January 1, 1863, he would issue a “war measure” to free all slaves in the rebellious states....
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:18AM
Sarah Yoell, Step Down! We Demand REAL Community Oversight of the Oakland Police Department
We are joining forces with the Oakland Justice Coalition to demand that Sarah Yoell — appointed by District 3 City Councilmember Lynnette Gibson McElhaney — step down immediately from the selection panel for the Oakland Police Oversight Commission....
Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 2:59PM
Stop Santa Cruz Neo-Nazi Band the Highway Murderers from Performing in San Jose
The Highway Murderers are a corny crypto-fascist butt rock band from Santa Cruz, California (they categorize their music as punk and thrash metal). Since the band’s formation in 2002, they have constantly been subject to criticism and resistance from the northern California music community for their consistently violent, misogynistic, and racist behavior. This has resulted in them generally being barred from performing at venues in their home town....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:43AM
The NoDAPL / Copwatch Food Truck. A WeCopwatch and Standing Rock Copwatch collaboration
In the fall of 2016, WeCopwatch traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous-led resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s drilling along the Missouri River, right on the border of the Standing Rock Reservation. Water protectors had been experiencing violence and repression from local, and state authorities as well as DAPL employees....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:53PM
Ohlone Indian Village is under attack
Protests are taking place every morning 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the corners of Soquel Drive and Trout Gulch Road in Aptos California. Aptos Village was once an Indian Village!...
Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 5:11PM
Paying More for Being Poor — Bias and Disparity in California’s Traffic Court System
California's traffic fines and fees are some of the highest in the country, and new data shows that current California policies disproportionately impact people of color. Two bills before the California Legislature (SB 185 and AB 412) would address many of the disparities....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:13PM
Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community
The process of allocating Oakland’s 2.6 billion dollar budget for 2017-2019 has begun. We believe that the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional Oakland Police Department consumes far too many of our city's resources. It’s time to audit police spending and performance, and redirect wasted funds to community-building, constructive strategies for making Oakland a safer and better place to live....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:20AM
Standing Rock Copwatchers in the Bay Area
In 2016 we left our families, our homes, our lives to go defend the water at Standing Rock, North Dakota. We stood in struggle with hundreds of tribes from across the country and continent. Our fight was for mother earth, and it was for our people, our history, and for our future....
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 2:05PM
Discovering Black Agriculture at Sutter's Fort, Alta California, Mexico (1840 - 1848)
John Sutter first arrived in California in 1839, his vision to build an agricultural empire was supported in so many ways by people of Russian, Hawaiian, Mexican, Native American and African ancestry. Officially, John Sutter served the essential role as diplomat and military support for the Republic of Mexico, based at Sutter’s Fort, 1840 – 1848....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 7:56AM
California African American Heritage on display at Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
People of African ancestry provided the financial venture capital, cooks , barrel making and much, much more. Our “hidden figures” await legal statutory authority to facilitate sharing the story daily as part of an inclusive content of the authentic California Gold Rush Experience. The legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. will open the archives of "hidden figures" of Black Agriculture along the American River Parkway, ( 1840 -1875 ) to stimulate a new conversation of valui...
Posted: Sun May 7, 2017 12:15AM
Photos and Community Agreements from The Afrikan/Black Student Alliance Reclamation of Kerr Hall at UCSC
Photos sourced from friendly social media accounts in an effort to support The Afrikan/Black Student Alliance at UC Santa Cruz. May 2 and 3, 2017....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 4:08PM
Black Students at UC Santa Cruz Protest Hostile Campus
We are pushing back against the language of “occupation” in recognition of the largely white-centric and fairly recent “Occupy Movement”. We are pushing back against the language of “occupation” in recognition of the very real settler occupations that are hxstorical and ongoing, such as the European colonization and occupation of “The Americas”, as well as the current context of occupation in Palestine. We move in solidarity with Black people all over the world who are occupied by liberalism ...
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 1:42PM
Students Occupy Main Administrative Building at UC Santa Cruz
Students say they will not leave until demands from the Afrikan Black Student Alliance (A/BSA) are met....
Posted: Tue May 2, 2017 4:08PM
On May Day 2017 Workers & Their Kids Speak Out In SF - Defend Workers & Immigrants
Thousands of workers, trade unionists and youth protested SF ICE and the ILWU shutdown the bay area ports. Rallies were held throughout San Francisco....
Posted: Mon May 1, 2017 9:03PM