Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests
“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.
Hundreds Of Berkeley High School Students March To UC Campus For Michael Brown, Eric Garner Demonstration
Hundreds of Berkeley High School students gathered on the UC Berkeley campus to rally in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Many of the students were happy to have such a large gathering at the demonstration Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Berkeley police are reporting that the protest Sunday night and earlier Monday morning over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man has ended.
Protesters marched in Berkeley Sunday evening following a night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators Saturday night.