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.
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.
Police on Sunday morning said six people were arrested during an overnight protest that turned violent in Berkeley.
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.
City leaders and community members in Oakland gathered Sunday evening in response to the protests and violence this past week in the Bay Area.
Bay Area Man’s Organization Aims To Arm Citizen Protesters With Cameras To Film Cops In Wake Of Ferguson
The country watched as Ferguson made headlines with residents rioting against law enforcement, and in the wake of that a Bay Area man’s foundation is helping arm citizens with cameras.
The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.
Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find
Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?
Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.
An Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.