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