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Overview : Surveillance of oppressed groups and so-called undesirables has been a tenet of America's heritage. Slave patrols and infiltration made ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 09:48 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Mr. Liese is kneed by Officer Delio, rupturing his spleen The Orlando Police Department, like many other police departments, must now investigate one of their own because ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 02:33 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
Libby’s inaugural festivities became a stage for Black Lives Matter Protests. Her first day in office she threw an Oakland Police Department love fest with selfies and puff pieces; this so ...
by potty mouth
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2015 at 09:48 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
On December 13th, the largest protest gathering in the Bay Area since the Occupy Port Shutdowns and General Strike took place. Three to five thousand people assembled at Oscar Grant Plaza in ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Anti-Police protest marches have been trying to get to the Oakland Police Station at Broadway and 7th Streets for years now. Every time they attempt to do so their way has been blocked by Oakland ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 145 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 08:12 AM PST with 308 Recommends
Some four hundred protesters outside the Marriott in downtown Oakland on Friday, September 5th listened as a protest organizer announced that the Word from the Mayor had come down: The City of ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2014 at 03:11 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
It's four days of glorifying militarized police and their deadly toys. It's a convention which markets death via its trade show and whose 2013 publicity has a picture of commandos on a BART train ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 07:11 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
The Zim cargo ship sat unloaded all day Monday at the Port of Oakland as Longshoremen refused to cross community picket lines. For a report on Sunday's blockade see here , and for the mass protest ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 07:24 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
by the Oakland Privacy Group, to which I belong. On March 4, 2014, the Oakland City Council will decide to award a contract that, if approved, will impact your civil rights. The Domain Awareness ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 10:29 AM PST with 14 Recommends
A bit of street theatre took place Saturday, February 1st, in Oakland, just a block away from where Scott Olsen was shot and nearly killed by Oakland's Police Department during the first major ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 04, 2014 at 07:18 AM PST with 17 Recommends
My New Year's resolution is to become mayor of Oakland. Let me know if you will help. — Dan Siegel (@DanMSiegel) January 2, 2014 It's hard to do and say nothing while your police are beating, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 07:18 AM PST with 108 Recommends
Bill DeBlasio ran opposing New York City's Stop and Frisk policy. In fact, his opposition to and Christine Quinn's refusal to denounce said policy are credited by some with propelling DeBlasio to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 408 comments on Thu Dec 05, 2013 at 10:02 AM PST with 103 Recommends
I got in the car at around 4:30 P.M. today and headed to the Occupy Oakland's 2nd Anniversary rally at Oscar Grant Plaza , looking forward to ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 11:26 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
You've never heard of Suzi Spangenberg or Sukay Sow , and to tell you the truth, neither had I. But Suzi received $500,000 and Sukay $210,000 as part of a settlement agreement announced last night ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 10:40 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
Please rec this diary! After Scott Olsen ( @Olsonvet ) was shot in the head with a beanbag round by an Oakland Police officer on October 25th, 2011, a bunch of Occupy Oakland protesters ran out to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 07:34 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
You know your Prime Minister is out of touch when he blames "radical Marxist-Leninists" for your country's problems. Turkey's prime minister, Tayyip Erdogan, has vowed to press ahead with the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 09:56 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Howard Jordan, Oakland's Police Chief since October 10th, 2011,
by jpmassar
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 05:26 PM PDT with 104 Recommends
One year ago the parents of a young man were confronted with the fact that their son had died that night in a gun battle with the Oakland Police.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 07:36 AM PDT with 211 Recommends
On March 9th, 2013 May 6th, 2012 police officers rolled up on Kimani Gray , age 16, Alan Blueford, age 18 and his friends, out walking on the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn East Oakland after ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 10:19 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Noted Oakland civil rights attorney Dan Siegel has written previously on these pages about the general problem of police in society. ( ...Modern Day Policing and the New Jim Crow ) With Oakland's ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 09:13 AM PST with 19 Recommends