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Articles by Terri Kay

Anti-racist dyke contingent in San Francisco

July 1, 2015

A contingent of people in the Dyke March in San Francisco, June 28, called out to “Take back the Dyke March!” Holding signs supporting “Black Lives Matter” and declaring “Dykes Against White Supremacy,” the organizers said they were “protesting the systematic displacement of our dyke [...]

Actions confront cops for man’s death

June 21, 2015

Protesters take streets demanding justice, June 12.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Over 500 people came out to the Lakeshore Shopping District here on June 12 to angrily mourn the loss of yet another young Black man at the hands of the Oakland Police Department. The vigil, called by [...]

Oakland, Calif., police take another young Black life

June 10, 2015

Oakland, Calif., Police Department officers took yet another young Black man’s life on the morning of June 6. According to initial reports, the man was unconscious behind the wheel of his car, which was stopped at the curb in a lane which exits from I-580 near the Lake Merritt shopping district. [...]

Bay Area celebrates life of Leslie Feinberg

June 2, 2015

Gloria Verdieu pays tribute to Leslie Feinberg.WW photo: Terri Kay Activists from across the Bay Area turned out on May 31 in Oakland, Calif., to join in the celebration of the life of Workers World Party leader Leslie Feinberg. For over 40 years, Leslie Feinberg, revolutionary activist and [...]

‘Stop the Saudi bombing of Yemen’

May 21, 2015

San Francisco — Well over a hundred people, most from the local Yemeni community, marched and rallied on May 16 against the Saudi bombing and devastation of Yemen. They gathered at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco, marched down Market Street to the busy shopping area at Powell [...]

Justice for Mario Romero, killed by cops

May 14, 2015

Mario Romero supporters rally.WW photo: Terri Kay Vallejo, Calif. — The Justice for Mario Romero Coalition held a rally on May 8 at the steps of Vallejo City Hall calling for a federal investigation by the U.S. Attorney General into the Vallejo Police Department. More than 50 individuals held [...]

Estibadores cierran puertos en Área de la Bahía el 1º de Mayo

May 12, 2015

Oakland, California, 01 de mayo – Una vez más las/os miembros del International Longshore and Warehouse Union (Sindicato Internacional de Estibadores y Almacenes) Local 10 realizaron una valiosa hazaña cuando votaron por cerrar todos los puertos en la Área de la Bahía y marchar a la [...]

People’s City Council protests gentrification in Oakland, Calif.

May 11, 2015

Oakland City Council takeover, May 5.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Members of Black.Seed (formerly Black Brunch) and Asians4BlackLives took over the Oakland City Council meeting on May 5.  In its place, the more than 100 activists held a People’s City Council meeting. The action [...]

Longshore workers shut down Bay Area ports on May Day

May 4, 2015

ILWU Local 10 stops work to protest police brutality.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif., May 1 — Once again the membership of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 10 did a remarkable deed when it led U.S. labor on May Day 2015 by voting to shut down all Bay Area ports and march [...]

Lopez family exposes terrorist police

April 29, 2015

Banner with portrait of Amilcar Lopez, April 24.WW photo: Terri Kay Lawyers representing the Guatemalan family of Amilcar Pérez López held a press conference in San Francisco on April 24, announcing they had filed a federal lawsuit charging the young immigrant “was wrongfully, [...]
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