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After a long day of protesting Urban Shield in downtown Oakland, a flock of people got together for a bike ride around town. Cyclists pedaled down the streets peacefully, exercising the rights that the so-called...

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Fuck You CBS: This Oakland Mom Fights Back

January 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

On January 22, 2013 between 5pm and 3am the next morning over 400 Oakland residents showed up to a city council to speak against the contract proposing Bill Bratton (Mr. Stop & Frisk himself) be...

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Why do people look at Oakland as an important center for resistance and change? Why are our city council meetings a battle? Because Oakland’s race and class issues are at the heart of the national...

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On October 25th 2011, Iraq War Veteran Scott Olsen was shot in the head with a beanbag round, by the Oakland Police Department, while standing peacefully between demonstrators and police at a protest following the...

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Seeking A Non-State Solution to the Police

December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, there have been many situations in my life which I would have previously declared police worthy. Whether it be child custody, domestic violence or some other atrocious violation of someone’s rights; there should be...

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A collection of tweets put into blog form by @PunkBoyInSF As I watched @jeanquan aka @QuanFace and @oaklandpoliceca’s chief Goodfella HoJo on the news this morning asking for the community’s help in helping the city...

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Transcript: I get so many complaints about what I say As if people listen more if I rephrased some other way I spoke reasonably to people every single day The problems I spoke of were...

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While sitting down with a few friends (@CourtneyOccupy, @BellaEiko, @Justizin, @OaklandElle & @AdaminOakland) in a downtown Oakland cafe on Tuesday, we witnessed OPD officer P. O’Donnell badge #392 draw his gun on two men as they walked...

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In response to the recent police involved shooting deaths of Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo in Anaheim, an estimated 100-150 anti-police violence activists gathered today in Oakland for a rally and march in solidarity with their oppressed brothers...

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After months of using false charges to smear three peaceful Occupy Oakland activists in the media, Alameda County prosecutors have dropped hate crime and robbery charges against the “Ice Cream 3.” Michael Davis, 33; Nneka Crawford, 23; and...

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