Egyptian Americans from all over the Bay Area gathered in San Francisco on 8 December 2012 to protest the dictatorship of Mohamed Morsi Isa El-Ayyat and the Muslim Brotherhood. Egyptians want justice and democracy and NOT an Islamic republic.
Grief takes many forms. When young Alan Blueford was murdered by Miguel Masso in May 2012, his family, stunned by their loss, tried valiantly to follow protocol, politely asking for answers from what they would learn the hard way is one of, if not the most corrupt and violent police organizations in the country. Initial rallies, marches, and protests in reaction to this killing were tamed by pleas from the [...]
Our bus dropped us off in Chicago at 6:30am, and by 11:00am, I was interviewing two famous activists in Daley Plaza. The FBI tried to frame Chris Fogarty and Mary O’Sullivan, but their plans fell apart under scrutiny. Today, Chris and Mary continue their fight for justice.
From UHURUNEWS Published May 31, 2012 The State has launched an attack on the Uhuru Movement and the African working class community through its recent announcement to re-impose the charges against Bakari Olatunji, aka Rickey Clay, a veteran of the Uhuru Movement. Bakari has an arraignment date this Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 9am at the Wiley Manuel Courthouse at 7th and Washington, Department 107 in Oakland, California. The charges [...]
A broad coalition of labor unions, activist organizations such as Causa Justa/ Just Cause and Move On.org, and the Occupy movement took to the streets of San Francisco at 11 a.m. today (4/24/12) to protest at the annual Wells Fargo Bank shareholders meeting. Speakers addressed a diverse and vocal crowd filling the street outside Wells Fargo headquarters for more than three hours. On the sidewalk in front of the historic [...]
My support for Occupy Wall Street and more specifically Occupy Oakland runs deep. I am a card carrying Occupist, through and through. Over the years, I’ve quite vocally let people know my thoughts on what seemed like the slow death of ideals and principals of what, I thought, America is all about. Unfortunately, my heart bleeds and somewhere along the way, I lost faith. In recent years, I’ve gone so [...]
The Oakland School Board is scheduled to vote this Wednesday on leasing Santa Fe Elementary to the Emeryville School District, and turning Lazear Elementary over to the Charter School Operators. We will not allow this to go through. We are taking direct action to prevent these school closures. Rally and Pack the Board Meeting 4:30 Wednesday, March 28th, 1025 2nd Avenue, Oakland CA. We are in a strong position to stop ALL of [...]