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Articles by Terri Kay

‘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, [...]

Protesters demand videotapes of police killing

April 19, 2015

A large crowd gathered in Oakland, Calif., on April 12 at the site where ­Yuvette Henderson was killed. They were called here by Henderson’s family and the Anti Police-­Terror Project. Henderson was shot on Feb. 3 by Emeryville police, who fired military AR-15s and other weapons at her as she [...]

Lupe Ochoa, yet another police victim

April 19, 2015

A crowd of family, friends and supporters gathered at the corner of 98th and Bancroft streets in East Oakland, Calif., on the evening of April 11 to celebrate the life of Guadalupe Manzo Ochoa. The young Latina had been killed by San Leandro police as they chased her into Oakland on Dec. 7, 2014. [...]

Activists save Community Garden, for now

April 12, 2015

WW photo: Terri Kay “We’re just tired of being pushed out, and we’re not going to have it anymore,” said Linda Grant, one of the Afrika Town and Qilombo community organizers. On April 3, the organizers of the newly created Afrika Town Community Garden called out supporters for a protest to [...]

Bay Area shows support for Caravana 43 from Mexico

April 6, 2015

San FranciscoWW photo: Terri Kay Berkeley, CaliforniaWW photo: Terri Kay Berkeley and San Francisco, Calif., April 6 — Parents and students with the Caravana 43 traveled to the Bay Area, where supporters organized five days of rallies, marches, forums, vigils and press conferences April 2-6. The [...]
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