Oakland to ring in New Year with pair of protests – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)The folks over at Occupy Oakland have put out the call to gather at Frank Ogawa Plaza at 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve for a march to … Read More

Hawthorne Police Create Cainine Oscar Grant After Cops Shoots Dog Video

The Hawthorne Police, or more specifically the three officers who were involved in the shooting of Leon Rosby’s beloved Rotweiller, Max, have created the cainine version of the Oakland Oscar … Read More

George Zimmerman Trial: Voluntary Manslaughter, Not Murder In Trevon Martin Case – John Burris

UPDATE: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty The George Zimmerman Trial will end with Mr. Zimmerman getting voluntary manslaughter and not first-degree murder in the Trevon Martin fight. This is the … Read More

WILLIAM BRATTON TO BE NAMED OAKLAND’S POLICE CHIEF

FOLKS, THIS IS AN APRIL FOOL JOKE! William Bratton Will Be Named Oakland’s Police Chief. A good, well-placed City Hall Source and friend has told this vlogger exclusively that William … Read More

Fruitvale: Oakland Film About Oscar Grant Wins Sundance Top Prize

Oscar Grant’s spirit lives on in the movie Fruitvale. Fruitvale won top prize at The Sundance Film Festival and for the depiction of Oscar Grant’s last days of his life … Read More

Occupy Oakland Vandalism Sat After Peaceful Friday Reveling

People claiming to represent Occupy Oakland are back in trouble against today, and that’s no April Fool’s joke. According to the Oakland Tribune and ABC, on Saturday night damage was … Read More

Occupy Oakland Protest In Downtown Oakland Now

As this is written, a massive Occupy Oakland protest is underway in Downtown Oakland. From the looks of the photos there are about 2,000 people involved, and they’re reportedly on … Read More

Occupy Oakland: The Oscar Grant / Frank Ogawa Plaza Issue

A friend of mine said something that made me think. While riding on BART, she complained yesterday that she was “sick and tired of protestors using Oscar Grant’s name to … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan in Big Trouble After Riot

Occupy Oakland explodes (photo by The Black Hour)! If there’s any gauge of the saying “The Whole World’s Watching!” It’s Google Trends, which, again, has Oakland, California among the top … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Police Eviction Underway, 75 Arrested, Live Stream

Video streaming by Ustream Occupy Oakland is being evicted as of this writing – 75 people arrested and tear gas was used. This live steam shows gives up to the … Read More

Atlanta MARTA Has Oakland BART-Style Oscar Grant Problem

While the Occupy Atlanta version of the Occupy Wall Street Movement may not be very large, it has served as a draw-point to bring more attention to the problem of … Read More

Oakland Mayor Quan’s Chinese Speech Update, Adams Point Dump Issue

On Saturday, this space reported the rather unfortunate speech given by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and this blogger’s take that it was rather racist. This is the video that was … Read More

Oscar Grant Protests Come As Johannes Mehserle Is Released – Oakland’s Word

The nightmare that has been the Oscar Grant Murder, while it occurred on New Year’s Day Morning two years ago at Fruitvale BART Station, is not over. Former BART Police … Read More


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