June 21, 2012 A bill moving through the California Legislature, aptly named the Trust Act, seeks to counter the damage done to community policing and public safety by the Obama administration’s Secure Communities program. The program conducts mandatory immigration checks of everyone booked into local jails and has led to the deportations of many thousands of people with no criminal records, while impeding law enforcement.
Support the Prisoner Hunger Strike! Support the Five Demands!
All out to Sacramento!
In SOLIDARITY, a group of us will be leaving Eureka on Tuesday night (10/4) to participate in the Oct.5th demo. We'll stay the night in Oakland and rideshare with Bay Area folks to Sacramento on Wednesday morning! We will return to Eureka on Wednesday night (10/5).
SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
OSCAR GRANT COMMITTEE PRESENTS
A FORUM ON POLICE, RACISM,
BRUTALITY AND VIOLENCE
ARE YOU or SOMEONE YOU KNOW
A "VICTIM OF CRIME?"
POLICE BRUTALITY . . . or
- Judicial Injustice
- Domestic Violence
- Home Foreclosure
- Unfair Practices of Welfare or Social Agencies
COME ONE - COME ALL - TELL YOUR STORY ON
AMERICA NEEDS TO KNOW! TV
VICTIMS OPEN MIC TV FORUM!
ATTORNEY'S WILL BE PRESENT!
Contact Elizabeth for the next date
of AMERICA NEEDS TO KNOW! TV FORUM
from The Informant: Cops, Courts & Communities in the Bay Area
December 15, 2010 9:29 AM By Ali Winston
Documents recently obtained by The Informant reveal the significant involvement of state and federal law enforcement in monitoring the various Oscar Grant protests in Oakland over the past two years.
According to internal Oakland Police Department documents about the July 8th protests that followed Johannes Mehserle’s involuntary manslaughter conviction, agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency, United States Secret Service, and the California Department of Justice were assigned to monitor crowd activities.
By JESSE STRAUSS; September 21, 2010 - Counterpunch
Approximately seventeen people have been charged over the past three weeks with crimes related to the protests against former BART cop Johannes Mehserle's involuntary manslaughter verdict on July 8th. Some of those recently charged were arrested that night, while others have been identified by police in photos, and have been newly arrested. The latest set of arraignments on Monday morning saw three Oaklanders charged with Unlawful Assembly, Remaining at the Scene of a Riot, and Rioting. They are set to reappear in court within the next month.
Most of you know by now of Oscar Grant, the young father who was murdered by BART police in Oakland last New Years. And that the cop who shot Oscar while he laid on the ground, Johannes Mehserle, is the 1st cop in CA history to
face a Murder Trial.
BUT did you know the Trial has been moved to LA in an apparent cover-up, and is starting on June 14th?!?! Well if not, now you do... LA it is OUR time to stand up & finally DEMAND Justice for Oscar!
On Monday, June 14th we will be gathering in MASS in front of the LA
Superior Courthouse in Downtown LA, in support of Oscar Grant¹s young
daughter, girlfriend, mother, family, friends & community in their uphill
battle for justice.
June 10-17, 2010, the week of the start of trial, has also been declared the
NATIONAL WEEK OF ART FOR OSCAR GRANT!!
Artists of all types (Visual Arts, Music, Poetry, Film, Theatre, Dance, etc), all capabilities, and all ages will be dedicating their art & events that week in a Nationwide show of support for Justice for Oscar Grant & All Stolen Lives.
Justice for Oscar Grant!
Murdered by BART Officer Johannes Mehserle
All out to Court
Monday June 14th! Starting at 7am, come thru all day!
Please post and distribute widely -
A message from the Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal -
An Injury To One Is An Injury To All -
DROP ALL CHARGES AGAINST HOLLY WORKS!
There has been a civil lawsuit SETTLEMENT for Tatiana Grant, Oscar's 5 year old daughter. Oscar's Mother still has a lawsuit against the Oakland BART cops, as do the 5 young men, close friends, who were with Oscar when he was murdered. The young men recieved abuse themselves and witnessed the cops execute their friend who was laying on his stomach in handcuffs.