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.
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.
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.
Tear Gas, Windows Broken, Clashes With Police As Anarchists Hijack Peaceful Protest March Through Berkeley
Several hundred demonstrators began marching around 5 p.m. at UC Berkeley. By 630 p.m. one reporter described University Ave. as a mob scene.
Protests In Oakland, San Francisco For 2nd Night In Response To Grand Jury Decision In NYPD Chokehold Death
Protests took place in both Oakland and San Francisco again Thursday evening in response to Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold.
Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.