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Articles by Terri Kay

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 [...]

Black leader Jabari Shaw targeted

March 30, 2015

Jabari Shaw Oakland, Calif. — A combined task force of Oakland Police Department officers, FBI and U.S. marshals on March 9 chased respected Black community leader Jabari Shaw, causing a crash that injured Shaw’s four-year-old daughter and the driver. Shaw’s friend Mary Valencourt, who [...]

San Francisco protesters want justice for Alex Nieto, killed by cops

March 24, 2015

Demonstrators shut down the Mission police station, March 23.Photo: Juana Teresa Tello San Francisco — Workers World received news early in the morning on March 23 that protesters seeking justice for the police killing of Alex Nieto had chained themselves to the headquarters of the San [...]

San Francisco protesters hit Netanyahu’s speech

March 21, 2015

Demonstrators gathered March 3 at the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco to protest war criminal Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress. The protest was sponsored by the Answer Coalition, the Arab Resource and Organizing Center, the Occupy [...]

SF cops gun down Guatemalan immigrant

March 9, 2015

Amilcar Pérez-López, 21 years old and a Guatemalan immigrant, was killed by two undercover San Francisco police officers in front of his home in the Mission District on Feb. 26. Cops claimed he was attempting to steal a bicycle and did not drop a knife he was holding. Neighbors say he was [...]

BAYAN USA demands Philippines President Aquino resign

February 28, 2015

WW photo: Terri Kay San Francisco — At an event entitled “Peoples’ Power: Aquino Resign,” over 100 people rallied and marched as part of a national day of action called by BAYAN-USA. Per their callout: “Feb. 25 is the 29th anniversary of Edsa 1 People Power Uprising that toppled the [...]

Protesters demanding justice for Yuvette Henderson shut down Home Depot

February 24, 2015

Protesters demand justice in police killing, Feb. 23.WW photo: Terri Kay Oakland, Calif. — Two police officers in Emeryville, Calif., a town located between Oakland and Berkeley, gunned down and killed Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old Black mother of two, in a parking lot on Feb. 3, over an [...]

On West Coast, bosses threaten lockout of longshore workers

February 9, 2015

Clarence ThomasPhoto: Delores Lemon Thomas Oakland, Calif. — The Pacific Maritime Association announced on Feb. 4 their intent to lock out the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s longshore workers at 29 West Coast ports if they don’t accept the PMA’s “last and final [...]

Oakland, Calif., WWP hosts resistance fighters

February 3, 2015

Imani Henry Oakland, Calif. — At a Workers World Party meeting here on Jan. 31, Imani Henry asked the audience, “How do we ratchet it up in 2015, the year of resistance?” Henry is a longtime activist in the anti-police brutality, anti-war and lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer [...]
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