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Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

PRESS CONFERENCE AT UC-BERKELEY Monday, November 14 at 2:30 pm Steps of Sproul Hall, University of California-Berkeley campus (Near campus entrance on Bancroft and Telegraph) Over a dozen UCB students and community protesters are holding a press conference on Monday Nov. 14 at 2:30 pm to announce their lawsuit against the University of California Berkeley [...]

November 14, 2011 Ronald Cruz Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on Students announce lawsuit against UC-Berkeley and police for police brutality

Demands and Schedule for Nov. 15th UC-Berkeley Strike

Demands and Schedule for Nov. 15th UC-Berkeley Strike

At the UC-Berkeley General Assembly meeting of 11/12/11, the following demands were voted on and passed as the demands of the University-wide strike that has been called for Tuesday, November 15, 2011: Local Demands Respect free speech, including the right to set up tents Immediate resignation of Robert J. Birgeneau, George Breslauer, Harry Le Grande, [...]

November 13, 2011 BAMN Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on Demands and Schedule for Nov. 15th UC-Berkeley Strike

OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

(Report from Occupy Cal above from Northern California BAMN Coordinator, Yvette Felarca.) BAMN was in the front lines and giving speeches throughout the day at Berkeley on November 9, 2011 during the Occupy Cal day of action. The demands of the protest were to reverse the fee hikes, cuts, and privatization in California’s public universities [...]

November 11, 2011 Ronald Cruz Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on OCCUPY CAL: Students stand up to police brutality to defend public education

Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

As of October 31, 2011 The Occupy Oakland General Assembly meets several times a week at 7PM at Oscar Grant Plaza (formerly Frank Ogawa Plaza) at 14th + Broadway. Everyone who attends may debate, vote on, and introduce proposals to this mass body. 1. Political parties and politicians Occupy Oakland does not endorse any political [...]

November 1, 2011 Ronald Cruz Climate Change, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Police Brutality, Public Education Comments Off on Decisions Passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly

All Out for the Oakland General Strike Wednesday, November 2!

All Out for the  Oakland General Strike Wednesday, November 2!

Mayor Jean Quan Must Go! Jail the Cops Responsible for Attacking Protesters! Mass Convergence on 14th Street and Broadway 9:00 am and 12:00 pm 5:00 pm March to the Port of Oakland ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We are in the middle of a struggle in which our class enemies aim to fundamentally change the racial, economic, and political [...]

October 31, 2011 BAMN Immigrants Rights, Police Brutality, Public Education, Sanctuary Comments Off on All Out for the Oakland General Strike Wednesday, November 2!

Oscar Grant: Lessons from a Struggle Against Police Brutality

Oscar Grant: Lessons from a Struggle Against Police Brutality

There are less than a handful of times that police have been jailed for killing anyone, and two of the most prominent cases, Malice Green and Oscar Grant, were led by BAMN. Below is a statement drawing lessons from the struggle in June 2009, shortly after Oscar Grant’s murderer, Johannes Mehserle, was officially charged to [...]

August 19, 2011 Yvette Felarca Police Brutality Comments Off on Oscar Grant: Lessons from a Struggle Against Police Brutality