Month: December 2014

Michael Brown Sr. Tells SF: “Stand Strong and Fight.”

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety Mike Brown’s father speaks at Third Baptist Church and Mission High School…

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Historic Meeting Brings Together Civil Rights Leaders with Execs of Verizon, Google, Facebook, Intel

Posted in Business, Economic Development, Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity By Carla Thomas In an unprecedented move, Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition brought together…

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Churches in Berkeley March for “Black Lives Matter Sunday”

Posted in Berkeley, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Ashley Chambers A large group of community members, faith leaders marched…

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Alameda County Public Defenders Rally for “Black Lives Matter”

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Ashley Chambers Attorneys in the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office held…

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City Council Calls Public Hearing Jan. 24 to Seek Ways to Protect Black and Latino Lives in Oakland

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Post Staff The Oakland City Council is calling a meeting in…

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Bay Area Hanukkah March in Solidarity with Rising Protests

Posted in Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Josh Healey Over 300 Jews, joined by a few non-Jews, marked…

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Families, Children and High School Students Hold Vigil at Lake Merritt

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter High school students and families with children held a vigil at Lake Merritt…

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Berkeley City Council Hears Police Abuse Claims, Fails to Act

Posted in Berkeley, Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Judith Scherr More than 100 people came to a raucous Berkeley…

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East Bay Town Hall Meeting Seeks Solutions to Police Impunity

Posted in Community, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter, Police-Public Safety By Ken Epstein A town hall meeting seeking solutions to the “strained…

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High School Students Walk Out, Saying: “Graduations Not Funerals”

Posted in Education/Schools/Youth, Equal Rights/Equity, Ferguson/Black Lives Matter By Ken Epstein Wanting their voices to be heard in the growing protests…

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