Oscar Grant

An Open Letter to BART. And a Message.

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Dear BART, How do you think we all got an equal seat on the bus or at the lunch counter?   It was after 381 days of the highly coordinated & therefore effectively sustained Montgomery Bus Boycotts and after 6 months of brave & tireless Woolworth’s lunch counter sit-ins. Many people were inconvenienced by the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, do you think Rosa Parks should have paid restitution for that? Woolworth’s claimed black people were costing them too much money in lost revenue and ruining their business, should the Greensboro 4 … 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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