Posted by copwatch | Thu, 12/16/2010 - 12:00am story
...If we win any justice for Derrick Jones it will only come through the same protests and mobilizations. This will have to start with people getting the word out and mobilizing--in churches, in streets and in schools. It will come through not being afraid to stand up and speak out, even if we have to yell over carols at City Council meetings.
Demanding Justice for Derrick Jones By Francois Hughes December 15, 2010
OAKLAND, Calif.--Some 75 protesters gathered at a City Council meeting on December 14 to protest the killing of Derrick Jones and the inaction of the city government in the face of racist police murder. Video and Photo
Posted by copwatch | Tue, 11/30/2010 - 12:11pm story
Thu Nov 11 2010 (Updated 11/29/10)
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 01/07/2011 - 4:59pm story
Happy to report that I receive phone calls today from 2 different high schools teachers to set up 15 hr internships for their students at Idriss Stelley Foundation, prompted by the Mehserle Verdict and the police assassination of Derrick Jones.
Our internship includes Youth Know your Rights interactive training so that the kids can later conduct their own workshops in their schools.
Posted by copwatch | Thu, 01/06/2011 - 2:01am story
2nd Anniversary of Oscar Grants Foul Killing marked by Vigil/Rally at Fruitvale BART.
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 12/24/2010 - 8:51pm event
Social Justice Activists & All Other Outraged People!
On Jan 1st two years ago, Oscar Grant was Murdered at the Fruitvale Bart Station by the BART police. The "Oscar Grant Committee To Stop Police Brutality and State Repression" will be joining with the Families of both Oscar Grant and Derrick Jones, as well as others, to commemorate their slain loved ones and Demand Justice and an END TO POLICE TERROR.
Make a New Years resolution to stand up to racism and unjustified police
shootings and brutality. Join us and make a difference!
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 12/24/2010 - 1:04pm story
December 11, 2010 by readers of Revolution, revcom.us
In the face of brutality and repression, there is a mood of resistance in Oakland that is building.
During the rally at the Fruitvale BART Station, where Oscar Grant was murdered, this youngster had the courage to wave a flier for Derrick Jones in the faces of the Oakland police “protecting” the station from the protesters. – Photo: Felix Barrett