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These diaries are the most Recommended for all time for this tag:
Erick ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 260 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 04:09 PM PDT with 331 Recommends
Have you ever answered your door while holding something? A pen, perhaps, or the remote. A tennis racket? A book? Have you ever opened the door not knowing exactly who is on the other side? You may ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 320 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 07:56 AM PST with 234 Recommends
Most here are already familar with the death of David Silva , beaten or effectively beaten to death - according to multiple witnesses - by some subset of seven Kern County deputies, two California ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 134 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 07:51 PM PDT with 229 Recommends
You might think that two people dead in a hail of police bullets a la Bonnie & Clyde would have attracted some media attention immediately; but it's only recently, more than a week after the story ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 157 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 01:39 PM PST with 227 Recommends
MC Hammer , aka Stanley Kirk Burrell, was arrested Thursday evening in Dublin, California (about 15 miles east southeast of Oakland, CA) while sitting in his car in a shopping center. MC HAMMER @...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 308 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 04:29 PM PST with 218 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
Photo : If ever a photo should exist to explain how we feel every day, from the moment we arise til we fall asleep. pic.twitter.com/m9hdWJ6TrU — The Real Segun Idowu (@RevrendDoctor) April 26, ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT with 209 Recommends
You know, at some point us Sistas get tired of repeating ourselves. It has been just under two years since I publicly made what, to me, was a very straightforward ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 157 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
Seven months after being dragged off a train, beaten by BART police, taken to Santa Rita and beaten again by guards, the Alameda County District Attorney decided to halt court proceedings against ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Oct 18, 2014 at 07:15 AM PDT with 187 Recommends
There is growing outrage over the police violence that took place in Anaheim, California yesterday. Among other things police shot rubber bullets into an unarmed crowd and one released (...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 90 comments on Sun Jul 22, 2012 at 07:17 PM PDT with 179 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
Two years less one week later, Scott Olsen was sitting next to me having a beer and ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 07:48 AM PDT with 122 Recommends
"Am I being arrested? Please stop hurting me! I will cooperate with you." Mollie Costello, fellow Kossack and Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition member, repeated those words over and over as ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:44 AM PDT with 110 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
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
Update : awinston ‏@awinston #Blueford family sues @oaklandpoliceca over killing of Alan Blueford by Oakland Police Officer Miguel Masso COMPLAINT FOR DAMAGES FOR VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL RIGHTS ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 09:17 AM PDT with 104 Recommends
No Oakland march would be, well, an Oakland march without FTP (File Transfer Protocol, for you non-nerds) banners and slogans. If it happens to also be in support of a dead young man killed by a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 10:07 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
Tomorrow, December 2nd, 2013 Manuel Ramos, ex Fullerton, CA police officer, will go on trial for the murder of Kelly Thomas, a homeless, mentally ill man beaten to death on July 5th, 2011. It will ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Dec 01, 2013 at 08:07 AM PST with 81 Recommends
Police pull up suddenly on some young black men. One of them runs. A cops gives chase. "Shots fired." One more dead. "I feared for my life." This is a script that is running on loopback in cities ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:12 AM PDT with 60 Recommends
Three developments in these last few days have given pause to those who believe the Oakland Police will remain, as they have for so many decades, untouchable. The Oakland Police Department has a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 09:28 AM PDT with 58 Recommends