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This Is What Solidarity Looks Like. Labor, JAB and OOLSC.

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In the wee hours of the cold, wet morning of November 20th, 2012, as a cadre of SEIU Local 1021 workers in Oakland prepared to shut down the Port of Oakland in search of a contract without clawbacks they had been without for more than a year, a man wearing a Justice 4 Alan Blueford T-shirt — who has never been a member of a union — arrived. That man is Adam Blueford, father of Alan Blueford, executed by Oakland Police Officer Miguel Masso on May 6th, 2012. What would … 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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Rally for Alan Blueford (and OPD detaining two young Black men) 7/31/2012 Photos+Videos

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IRONICALLY not long after the Alan Blueford rally, a young Black man that was killed by a police man, Oakland Police officers detained two young men that were walking down the street. The two didn’t show any signs of suspicion or any threat whatsoever; but for some reason OPD had to pull out their guns and terrorized the two young men. Here is a quote from a witness (BellaEiko), who also shot the video of this incident. “I was just downtown Oakland at Awaken Cafe on like 15th & Broadway. I’m sitting … 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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March against the Police Murder of Alan Blueford – 5/12/12 Photos

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“SUPPORT THE BLUEFORD FAMILY AT CITY HALL: During the early morning hours of May 6, 2012, Alan Blueford was murdered by an OPD officer, whose name has yet to be released. His family is now seeking justice for his death. Pack the City Council meeting this Tuesday, May 15th, at 6:00 pm. It is located at 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland. Show your support in your presence and voice for all of our sons and daughters of Oakland.  email: alanblueford@yahoo.ca Facebook: Alan Blueford event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/383404501705968/383406365039115/?notif_t=group_comment_reply **the family asks for … Continued

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