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Feed the People (FtP)! Food and Toy Holiday Drive!

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The Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition endorses (and highly recommends!) the Food and Toy Holiday Drive being organized out of the Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice (2434 Telegraph, come on by!) in conjunction with the Mary Ann Wright foundation. The drive began on First Friday, December 6th, but the elements were not cooperative, hurling down cold water upon the streets and peeps. All the more reason to help the hungry and homeless in these coming days. Four homeless people have already died in the South Bay due to exposure to … Continued

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Justice for Trayvon Martin Assembly

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Wednesday, August 28, 5:30pm, Oscar Grant Plaza STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR Demands: STOP THE WAR ON YOUTH OF COLOR JUSTICE FOR TRAYVON MARTIN – JAIL ZIMMERMAN! OVERTURN ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’ LAWS! End the murder of Black & Brown youth JOBS & EDUCATION NOT MASS INCARCERATION! Support California Prisoners’ Hunger Strike END RACIAL PROFILING OF ALL FORMS! Including Stop-and-Frisk! STOP RACIST POLICE TERROR Drug test killer cops IMMIGRANT RIGHTS NOW STOP DEPORTATIONS! Stop Urban Shield & surveillance of our communities A LIVING WAGE & UNION RIGHTS FOR LOW-WAGE … Continued

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Oakland City Council Meeting (Jan 22, 2013) Photos/Videos

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Photos and videos taken during the intense and disappointing Oakland City Council Meeting on January 22, 2013. Mike Wilson at Oakland City Council Meeting – Jan 22, 2013“Alan Blueford” at Oakland Council Meeting – Oakland, California January 22, 2013  Leo at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Black Riders Liberation Party at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Omar at Oakland City Council Meeting – – Oakland, California January 22, 2013 “This is where Omar eloquently explains to Council what other things they … Continued

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Visita al altar de Alan Blueford – 11/08/2012 Photos/Video

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Justice 4 Alan Blueford (intentionally w/o sound) http://justice4alanblueford.org Photos and video from my visit to Alan Blueford altar, Nov. 08, 2012. March with us this Saturday November 10 at noon. Location: 14th and Broadway in Oakland. Fotos y video de mi visita al altar de Alan Blueford, 8 de Nov. 2012. Marchemos todos juntos este Noviembre 10, empieza al 12 del medio dia. Localizacion: 14th y Broadway en Oakland.   43665

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Seeking Justice for Alan Blueford at the Militarized Oakland City Council: Police Murder and Political Contestation in the “International City of Peace”

By: Mike King The Blueford family and the Justice for Alan Blueford (JAB) Coalition returned to City Hall last night, after causing such a disruption at the last meeting (September 18th) that it was cancelled.  On Tuesday evening, over 200 people came out to support the Bluefords in demanding answers, over 100 of whom were barred from entering the City Council meeting by Oakland police.  Inside the City Council chambers, the Blueford family and several dozen supporters demanded answers and the police report, and that the officer who killed Alan … Continued

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Alan Blueford’s Family and Supporters at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oct. 02, 2012 – Photos/Videos

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“Seeking Justice for Alan Blueford at the Militarized Oakland City Council: Police Murder and Political Contestation in the “International City of Peace” By: Mike King The Blueford family and the Justice for Alan Blueford (JAB) Coalition returned to City Hall last night, after causing such a disruption at the last meeting (September 18th) that it was cancelled.  On Tuesday evening, over 200 people came out to support the Bluefords in demanding answers, over 100 of whom were barred from entering the City Council meeting by Oakland police.  Inside the City … Continued

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Support Needed: Come to City Hall Tuesday Oct. 2nd at 5:30pm

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The Justice 4 Alan Blueford coalition (JAB) is asking people to come to City Hall Tuesday Oct. 2nd at 5:30pm to support the Blueford family and JAB in their demands for answers, accountability, and justice from city council; and now we also need to demand access as they are trying to limit/deny our right to attend city council meetings.   The more people who show up at City Hall, the more support and strength the Blueford’s, JAB, and the entire community will have facing the repressive, dysfunctional, and corrupt entity that comprises City Council, … Continued

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Community Speakout Against Police Profiling and Abuse – 9/29/2012 – Photos

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 . . . “About J.A.B. – Justice 4 Alan Blueford Just after midnight on Saturday May 6th, Alan Blueford and two of his friends were waiting for some girls to pick them up on 90th Ave., in East Oakland, after the Floyd Mayweather fight. Not long after Alan had phoned his parents to check-in with them, a car slowly pulled up to them with its lights off. Alan ran. One officer gave chase. A few blocks later Alan was shot by OPD officer Miguel Masso. Masso also shot himself in the … Continued

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Elaine Brown: Justice for Alan Blueford & Announcing OO Liberate Everything Conference -7/15/2012 – Photos+Videos

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Elaine Brown: Justice for Alan Blueford & Announcing OO Liberate Everything Conference -7/15/2012 – Photos+Videos An excerpt from the article: “Elaine Brown, Former Chair of the Black Panthers, Speaks to Occupy Oakland and All Occupiers” by jpmassar “Elaine Brown has been many things. Chair of the Black Panther Party from 1974 until 1977. Candidate for Oakland City Council.  Candidate for the nomination of the Green Party for President of he United States. Founder of various nonprofits. Advocate for radical prison reform and prison strike organizer.   She has been a supporter and advocate … Continued

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Justice for Alan Blueford: Rally at the DA’s Office, Wednesday, 5/23/12, 3:00pm

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  Alan Blueford, an 18 year old Black student at Skyline, slated to graduate next month, was brutally murdered by OPD on May 6th in East Oakland. Alan Blueford’s family and community activists are calling for a 3pm rally in front of the Alameda County DA’s office this Wednesday, May 23, 3:00 p.m., to make the these demands: Release the cop’s name Take him off paid leave Charge him with murder Fire him The DA’s office is located at 1225 Fallon Street. – directions here – There is also a townhall with 6:00 Acts … Continued

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