Protest

Public Defenders protest in solidarity with #blacklivesmatter protesters, in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Public Defenders Don #BlackLivesMatter Shirts, Join Nationwide Protest

This is the first time in recent history public defenders organized a protest in Oakland. According to one protester, “every day, public defenders see the imbalance in the court system that allows police officers to escape punishment for crimes against black people.”

12/18/2014

(CBS SF)

Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco

A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.

12/18/2014

Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus. (CBS)

Richmond PD Chief Defends Joining Anti-Police Brutality Protest, Holding #BlackLivesMatter Sign While In Uniform

A Bay Area police chief who participated in a protest against police brutality said he would do it again, despite complaints from officers saying he broke the law because he wore his uniform during the march.

12/15/2014

Demonstrators gathered at the Alameda County Courthouse as part of 'Millions March' nationwide protest. (CBS)

Marches, Demonstrations Across The Bay Area As 1000s Join #MillionsMarch, #BlackLivesMatter Protests Across The Country

Bay Area protesters marched in lockstep with hundreds of thousands of people across the country who came out in the streets to denounce the police killings of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/13/2014

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Undercover CHP Officer Points Gun Toward Protesters, News Photographer During Arrest At Oakland Demonstration

In a photo posted to Twitter, an undercover California Highway Patrol officer is seen pointing a small handgun in a “side grip” style toward a crowd of protesters and a news photographer while he restrains a protester who had reportedly attacked his partner.

12/11/2014

Chopper 5 over protests in Berkeley on December 10, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland

Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.

12/10/2014

Eric Garner Protest

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.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Richmond police patrol car. (CBS)

Richmond Police Chief Marches With Community In Protest Against Police Violence

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus and other police department brass stood shoulder to shoulder with other community members during a peaceful protest against police brutality in the East Bay city Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley for the fourth night in a row. (Christin Ayers)

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.

12/09/2014

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