#BlackLivesMatter Founders Open VH1's Hip-Hop Honors"This movement is grounded in black people's dignity, justice and freedom. It's about love, not violence." - Founder Alicia Garza
Oakland Authorities, Business Owners Worry About More ProtestsThe city of Oakland was cleaning up Friday after a night of disruptive protests as officials and business owners expressed concerns over more unrest to come.
8 Protesters Arrested For Blocking Hwy 101 Exit To SFOA group of Black Lives Matter protesters were arrested after shutting down an exit ramp for southbound U.S. Highway 101 to San Francisco International Airport Wednesday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Oakland's 'Radical Brownies' Pick 3 Possible Names That Won't Conflict With Girl Scouts' TrademarkAfter <a href="http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/02/10/radical-brownies-girl-scouts-social-justice-oakland-black-lives-matter-protests/" target="_blank">KPIX 5's report</a> about the Radical Brownies troop in Oakland that awards merit badges featuring a "Black Power" symbol for marching in #BlackLivesMatter movements, the Girl Scouts got involved, helping the politically-minded troop pick a more trademark friendly name.
#BlackLivesMatter Activists Shut Down Emeryville Home Depot; Demand Surveillance Tapes Of Fatal Police ShootingThe group was demanding answers about the February 3 shooting death of Yuvette Henderson, an Oakland woman shot and killed outside Home Depot by two Emeryville police officers.
BART Board Will Urge Alameda DA To Drop $70,000 Fine Against Black Friday ProtestersAn overflow crowd of protesters showed up to BART’s board of directors meeting on Thursday evening to demanding an end to the prosecution of the 14 Black Friday protesters who temporarily shut down the transit service in West Oakland and may have to pay $70,000 in restitution.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf: MLK Day Protests Outside Her Home Were 'Legitimate'A day after protesters staged a pre-dawn demonstration outside of newly inaugurated Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the mayor responded Tuesday by saying their complaints are legitimate.
Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday WeekendAbout a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
WHEN AND WHERE: More BART, Traffic Disruptions Planned During #MLKShutItDown WeekendIt's the calm after the spoon-banging storm that shut down three San Francisco BART stations Friday morning, but it won't last for long.
Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In DamagesBART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.
San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets To #BlackLivesMatter Protesters Won't Face Criminal ChargesProsecutors say the San Jose police officer who posted inflammatory and taunting social media messages about anti-police protesters won't face criminal charges.