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Bay Area: Interview with Mother of Sahleem Tindle,  Shot By BART Police and Leaked Video of the Shooting (Audio and Video)

Yolanda Banks-Reed is the mother of 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle, who was unarmed with his hands in the air, when he was shot and killed by BART police officer Joseph Mateu on Jan 3, 2018. Mateu is back on active duty, after a brief paid administrative leave. The Oakland Police, which is involved in the investigation, showed the police cam video to the family last week, but are refusing to release the video to the public while the investigation is open.

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#Oakland: Laney Land Is Not For Sale! Community, Students & Faculty Rally Against A’s Land Grab

Dozens of students, faculty and community members protested the attempted land grab of Laney College land by A’s billionaire owner John Fisher. Students, community members, faculty members and community members rallied at the Peralta Community College board meeting and spoke out against privatization of the Laney land.

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#Oakland November 17: Rally and Walkout at Pitt – Disarm Pitt Police

Friday November 17, 2017, 03:30pm (EST), Towers Patio, Oakland (Ca).

Last year on November 17th, shortly after Trump’s election, around 100 students, workers and community members marched together in the streets of Oakland to demand an end to student debt and protest Trump’s election.

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Photos and Further Details from the August ICE/HSI/OPD Raid in West #Oakland

On Wednesday, August 16, at about 7am, a convoy of unmarked federal vehicles rolled up in West Oakland and over two dozen armed Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents stormed a Latina home, supposedly in service of a warrant for the “human trafficking of juveniles.”

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Image: First arrestee removed from the house about 8:10am, not related to warrant but over immigration documentation

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September 9: #DefendDACA Action in #Oakland

On Saturday, September 9th at 2PM in Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland, we invite all undacamented folks, families and allies to join us in a rally and march to show love and support for #DACA. We must show those affected that we stand with them, and those making the decision that we’ve already made it for them. We are here to stay!

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#Oakland September 16: 22nd Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair

Save the date! The 22nd Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair will be on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the OMNI Commons in Oakland, Califonia.

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Report on Projection at #Oakland Coliseum

Don the Con has admitted to obstructing justice, and he should be impeached. We tried to project just that on a billboard next to Oracle Coliseum, after a Warriors game (victory!). IMPEACH didn’t fit the sign as well as Fuck Trump. As fireworks went up so did the chant, “Fuck Trump! Fuck Trump!”

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#Mayday #CA: Shut It Down May 1st: Respect Our Humanity

Oakland Sin Fronteras writes: International Workers’ Day has been a time to uplift the struggles, honor the sacrifices, and celebrate the triumphs of working people across the world.

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#Mayday #SF & #Oakland: “An Injury to One is an Injury to All”

International Longshore Workers Union’s May Day 2017 Rally and Port Shutdown in Oakland and San Francisco.

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#DisruptJ20 Hundreds in #Seattle, #Oakland Kick Off National #Earth2Trump Resistance Roadshow Tour

16-city Tour Opposing Trump Attacks on Environment, Civil Rights Stops Next in Portland, Los Angeles.

Originally published by Center for Biological Diversity 

OAKLAND, Calif., January 3, 2017 — Hundreds of people in Oakland and Seattle on Monday kicked off the cross-country Earth2Trump roadshow, a two-route, 16-stop tour building a network of resistance against President-elect Trump’s attacks on the environment and civil rights. 

The free shows include live music, national and local speakers and a chance for participants to write personalized Earth2Trump messages that will be delivered to Washington, D.C., on inauguration day Jan. 20. The Center for Biological Diversity is organizing the shows in coordination with allied groups around the country. 

“This wave of resistance against Trump is only starting to build. What we saw in Oakland and Seattle will continue to grow bigger and stronger in the coming weeks,” said Kierán Suckling, executive director of the Center. “And after Trump is in office, we’ll be there every day to oppose every policy that hurts wildlife, poisons our air and water, destroys our climate, promotes racism, misogyny or homophobia, or marginalizes entire segments of our society.” 

The shows in Seattle and Oakland included Hawaiian singer Makana, Brazilian funk band Namorados da Lua, and singer/songwriters Dana Lyons and Casey Neill. Attendees also signed a pledge of resistance and added their personal messages into large globes bound for D.C. 

“I’m so inspired by the outpouring of empowerment and resistance we’re already seeing,” said Valerie Love, one of the Earth2Trump organizers who spoke at Oakland’s event. “When we come together and speak with a single voice, we become a force that can stand up and defend our environment, civil rights and democracy.” 

Next stops 

The central tour travels by train and will be at Ecotrust in Portland, Ore. tonight from 7 p.m.-10 p.m., featuring Portland singer Mic Crenshaw and American Indian storyteller Si Matta, who was part of the water-protector occupation at Standing Rock. 

The southern tour that began in Oakland will be in Los Angeles on Thursday from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at Global Beat Multicultural Center. The show features Los Angeles Poet Laureate Luis Rodriguez and musicians Casey Neill and Allyah. 

See a map of the tour and more details at http://www.Earth2Trump.org. Follow the tour on social media with #Earth2Trump and on the Center’s Medium page: https://medium.com/center-for-biological-diversity/tagged/advice