Oakland

Schools and Labor Against Privatization – fight to keep  Oakland schools open

Oakland, California The Schools and Labor Against Privatization (SLAP) coalition held a barbecue on June 26 at Parker School, which…

July 8, 2022

Oakland coalition plans one-day strike against privatization

Oakland, California At the first in-person school board meeting since August, Moses Omolade, one of the original hunger strikers protesting…

April 22, 2022

Community demands Highway Patrol out of Oakland, justice for Erik Salgado

Oakland, Calif. Community organizations and family members of Erik Salgado, killed by the California Highway Patrol in East Oakland in…

August 26, 2021

People’s verdict on gentrification scheme: Thumbs down

Oakland, Calif. West Oakland turned out July 17 at Taylor Memorial Church for a community speak-out organized by City Councilmember…

July 29, 2021

Oakland Moms 4 Housing win, reclaiming King’s radical legacy 

Oakland, Calif. January 20 was not only the day to honor the radical legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther…

January 30, 2020

Prisoner hunger strikes help to win major victory to end solitary confinement

Oakland, Calif. -- The Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSSC) held a press conference Sept. 1 to announce that a…

September 4, 2015

WWP leader denounces police terror

“Capitalism, Policing and State Violence” was the topic of a talk given by Lamont Lilly at the Alan Blueford Center…

July 16, 2015

Detroit to Flint, Mich., ‘Justice Journey’ for water begins

The Water Justice Journey, a 70-mile, eight-day walk from Detroit to Flint, Mich., began July 3 with a gathering on…

July 8, 2015

Oakland, Calif., police take another young Black life

Oakland, Calif., Police Department officers took yet another young Black man’s life on the morning of June 6. According to…

June 10, 2015

Oakland, Calif., conference backs U.S. political prisoners

Oakland, Calif. -- “I am here today to ask people to support our political prisoners. If we all get together,…

May 18, 2015