Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement
Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.
A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Saturday.
The effigies had names of actual past lynching victims and the dates of their death. At least one effigy had “I Can’t Breathe” printed on the front.
A Santa Cruz Gap store has altered a merchandise display showing jeans hung from ropes similar to nooses following a number of complaints.
Oakland police say they are investigating reports that a noose was found placed on a city Public Works truck used by African American employees, and the workers union says they have no doubt it the move was rooted in racism.
A Fremont man was behind bars Monday after allegedly attempting to hang his girlfriend during an argument.
Someone hung a large noose made of elastic tubing from a football goal post at Davis Senior High School last week, and now police are investigating if the act was meant as a hate crime or just a bad joke.