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Vol. 3 #26, August 11, 2013
Day 35 Countdown for Humane Conditions
SHU isolation cell to be installed on State Capitol South Steps Aug. 14
California’s Continuing Prison Crisis
January 1st 2012 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: Grant Station 3401 East 12th Street (Fruitvale Bart Station)
For more information, visit: http://www.oscargrantfoundation.com/
or call 510-599-6357
Sponsored by Family of Oscar Grant, Oscar Grant Foundation, Community
Boycott Bart New Year’s Eve & Day
Street music (acoustic) CONCERT at 4:00 pm
Clarke Plaza 3rd and E Sts, Eureka
Bring your own chair. Bring a sign.
Remember Martin Cotton. Resist the Injustice... which continues....
Oakland pays $43,000 to settle police beating suit
The city of Oakland has agreed to pay $43,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who said police officers used excessive force while arresting him.
Alan DeWayne Blueford, born December 20, 1994, was an 18 year old Senior at Skyline High School, preparing to graduate
in June. He was the youngest son of Adam Blueford, Sr. and Jeralynn Brown Blueford.
During the early morning hours of May 6, 2012 Alan was murdered by an officer (whose name has yet to be released) with Oakland Police Department. Alan's family is now seeking justice for his death.
on the Anniversary of the Bombing of Judi Bari
Join us at Occupy
the anniversary of the
1990 Oakland bombing of
Judi Bari & Darryl Cherney
& attack on Earth First!
a celebration of
and movement solidarity
Thurs, May 24
Oscar Grant Plaza
14th & Broadway, Oakland
Music, Speakers, Performances
Stories from Redwood Summer
Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
MEDIA UPDATE & CLARIFICATION*: September 13, 2011
Oakland Teachers’ Union Joins Growing Opposition to Civil Gang Injunctions
Monday’s Hearing Will Determine Possible Start Date for City Attorney’s Proposed Two-Square Mile “Safety Zone”
by Michael Siegel Sunday Feb 13th, 2011
OAKLAND, CA. One week after representatives of 3,000 Oakland teachers endorsed a resolution condemning the use of “gang injunctions” in Oakland, an Alameda County Superior Court judge will consider whether or not to delay proceedings on a proposed Fruitvale “safety zone.”
On October 23, 2010, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 in the Bay area organized a Shut Down of the Ports and Rally in protest of the murder of Oscar Grant and in resistance to police violence, especially against youth of color, and the violence and pervasiveness of the Prison Industrial Complex. Read below a Solidarity Statement from Japanese Railworkers.
2nd Anniversary of Oscar Grants Foul Killing marked by Vigil/Rally at Fruitvale BART.
Please join Redwood Curtain CopWatch for a free double-feature film screening of "Safety Orange", an insightful film which "looks deep into the culture of the American criminal [in]jusice system," and "Operation Small Axe," a recent documentary centered around the police assassination of Oscar Grant in Oakland, and the people's movement against police terrorism that has strengthened since then.
WHERE? at Peoples' Action for Rights and Community [PARC] in Eureka
WHEN? Friday, October 15th, 7pm
Snacks and good discussion also!
PARC is located in the Q Street Alley between 3rd and 2nd Street, toward the Samoa bridge.
JR Valrey Who Reported On Street Protests Over Police Murder of Oscar Grant Was Beaten, Arrested, and Now Faces Bogus Charges
Can someone remind "Bro Prez" that police work is only the 17th most dangerous job in the Nation ??? (more work related casualties among gardeners than cops....)
Obama's message to Oakland police
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Sgt. Mark Dunakin, Officer John Hege, Sgt. Ervin Romans, and Sgt. Daniel Sakai. Michelle and I hold their families and your community in our thoughts and prayers.
Oakland, CA- POLICE
Fact Sheet by UHURU
Oscar Grant, 22, was murdered in cold blood by BART police just two hours into the new year. He was the loving father of a 4-year-old daughter, a fact he told the police just as he was shot.
Video of BART cop murdering Oscar