Articles by Terri Kay

Tribunal on crimes against Filipino people says: ‘Guilty!’

July 26, 2015

The People’s Verdict, a Bay Area International Peoples’ Tribunal Event, was held at the Bayanihan Community Center in San Francisco on July 18. It followed the closing of the International Peoples’ Tribunal on Crimes Against the Filipino People, held from July 16 to 18 in Washington, D.C. [...]

Justice for O’Shaine Evans

July 22, 2015

On July 18 in San Francisco, the families of O’Shaine Evans, Kenneth Harding Jr. and James Rivera held a “Celebration of Life” for their loved ones, whose lives were stolen by police terror, as well as to celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela, who was born on July 18, 1918. Evans was [...]

WWP leader denounces police terror

July 16, 2015

“Capitalism, Policing and State Violence” was the topic of a talk given by Lamont Lilly at the Alan Blueford Center for Justice in Oakland, Calif., on July 10. Lilly, a leading member of the Durham, N.C., branch of Workers World Party, was visiting Oakland to share his experiences in the fight [...]

San Francisco protesters tell mayors: Stop police violence!

July 8, 2015

Activism intervened during the 83rd U.S. Conference of Mayors, held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel. Hosted by the city’s Mayor Ed Lee, the gathering was held June 19-22. Attending were more than 250 mayors, their families and a number of corporate sponsors. Making an unannounced [...]

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 [...]
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