Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night
Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.
A lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.
Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
The California Highway Patrol has announced that it arrested more than 150 protesters in Monday’s standoff that blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley for about 90 minutes.
Hundreds of protesters blocked Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. Monday’s protest was the third in as many nights.
A woman went into labor while stuck in the traffic jam created by protesters blocking Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night.
President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”
Eight people were arrested and two California Highway Patrol officers were injured in Oakland during Sunday protests over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
Video footage shows the moment a protester was assaulted with a hammer while trying stop other protesters from looting a Radio Shack on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley Sunday night.