'Duty To Kill You;' San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets On #ICantBreathe ProtestersA veteran San Jose police officer has been placed on leave after tweets from an account apparently belonging to him were critical and some say threatening to activists involved in the I Can't Breathe and Black Lives Matter protests.
#BlackLivesMatter Protesters Block Entrance To Oakland Police Headquarters; 25 ArrestedPolice arrested 25 protesters Monday morning who chained themselves to the Oakland Police Department headquarters and shut down nearby streets to call for the end of police killings of unarmed black people.
Michael Brown’s Father Speaks In San Francisco During Weekend Of Mass ProtestThe father of the young unarmed black man killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri this summer was in San Francisco Sunday as part of a city-to-city speaking tour across the country.
Group Of Anonymous Artists Claim Responsibility For Effigies Hanging On Nooses At UC BerkeleyA 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.
African-American Congregants Wear Black To Services To Draw Attention To Police ShootingsCongregants in African-American churches nationwide have worn black to services and said special prayers to draw attention to fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.
Marches, Demonstrations Across The Bay Area As 1000s Join #MillionsMarch, #BlackLivesMatter Protests Across The CountryBay 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.
Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active DutyA CHP officer who pulled his gun on protesters in Oakland Wednesday night is still on active duty and his supervisor says it doesn't appear that the officer did anything wrong.
Undercover CHP Officer Points Gun Toward Protesters, News Photographer During Arrest At Oakland DemonstrationIn 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 OaklandProtesters 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 DemonstrationHundreds 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.
Hacker Group Anonymous Claims Credit For Oakland, OPD Website ShutdownsThe city of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department websites have been out intermittently since Tuesday night and the hacker group Anonymous is taking responsibility.
Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay ProtestsThe 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 Marches With Community In Protest Against Police ViolenceRichmond 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 NightProtesters 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.
UC Berkeley Lecturer Threatened For Offering Injured Student Protesters Extra Time On PapersA lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.