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image How Battles Over Sacred Sites Have Revived Ohlone Culture 480_corrina-gould_1.jpg by East Bay Yesterday
Have you ever wondered what the East Bay was like before colonization? In the new episode of East Bay Yesterday, Corrina Gould shares knowledge of how her ancestors, the Ohlone people, maintained a relatively peaceful culture here for thousands of years. Although this history was nearly wiped out, struggles to protect sacred shellmound sites—some of them older than the Egyptian pyramids—have sparked a movement to honor this region’s original inhabitants and reclaim “lost” languages, crafts an...
Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:33PM
calendar Eviction Defense! in East Oakland 480_reclaim-our-home_1.jpg by ACCE
6521 Bancroft Ave. in East Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:32PM
image Fire Relief Benefit for 2551 San Pablo in Oakland 480_2551-san-pablo-oakland_1.jpg by via Jonah Strauss
In the early morning hours of Monday, March 27th, a four-alarm fire erupted at 2551 San Pablo. There were fatalities. The building was primarily a home for extremely low-income people of color....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:59PM
image Nazi Flyers Posted in Downtown Santa Cruz 480_santa-cruz-nazi-watch_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Antifa
Fascist fliers are being posted in the downtown Santa Cruz area; both of these were found along Laurel Street....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:24PM
text Community support remains strong as Yuvette Henderson lawsuit goes forward by Matthew Gerring
A judge in the US District Court in Oakland denied a motion on Monday to dismiss charges in the case of Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old woman killed by Emeryville police on February 3rd, 2015....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31AM
calendar Faith Resistance: Divest from the Pipeline flyer.divest.pdf_140_.jpg by David Brazil
First Congregational Church, 2501 Harrison St. Oakland 94612...
Event Date: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:29PM
image Berkeley: Violent Trump Supporters Are Merging with the Alt-Right 480_88-30_1.jpg by Northern California Anti-Racist Action NoCARA
Approximately 75 people showed up to the ‘March on Berkeley,’ on March 4th, 2017, an event organized by Richard Black of Southern California, to support the Presidency of Donald Trump. The march was to coincide with a national day of action planned in support of Trump, who faces a crisis of legitimacy and drastically dropping support in polls....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:06PM
audio Brytanee Brown on Housing and Urban Displacement: Oakland and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
Oakland-based activist Brytanee Brown joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss housing as a women's issue, re-imagining the language and intentions of urban planning and design, and some solutions for combatting urban displacement....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:21AM
calendar Candlelight Vigil and March for Jesús Alberto Geney Montes 480_jesus-alberto-geney-montes-march-santa-clara_1.jpg by Family of Jesús
Santa Clara Christian School Soccer Fields, 3421 Monroe St., Santa Clara...
Event Date: Thu Mar 16, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:28PM
document Significant Victory in Yuvette Henderson Civil Case, Summary Judgment Denied yuvettehenderson_order_denying_msj.pdf_140_.jpg by APTP
Judge Ryu denied the motion for summary judgment filed by the City of Emeryville and Officer Williams. Her decision is attached. What this means is that the judge concluded that Yuvette Henderson's family has sufficient evidence to take the case to trial....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:36PM
image Californians Sue in Challenge to Latest Muslim Ban prejudice_rewritten_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
March 13, 2017 - A UC Santa Cruz graduate student researching the nature of the universe in collaboration with an Iranian scientist, a California woman planning a celebration of her recent marriage to a Syrian man, and an Iranian student unable to reunite with his wife are challenging Donald Trump’s latest attempt at an unconstitutional and discriminatory Muslim ban. The suit, Al-Mowafak v. Trump, was originally filed on February 2, 2017 and was amended this afternoon. Plaintiffs are represen...
Posted: Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:58PM
image High School Student Asks Questions for Paper Against Racism 480_paper-against-racism_1.jpg by Indybay volunteer
On March 12, a high school student in Oregon sent an email to Indybay seeking answers to a few questions for a paper on racism. Support this student. Add your replies as a comment to this post....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:32PM
audio Interview with Zero from El Vuh about Mexica New Year on March 11-12 in San José, California (audio/x-wav 103.0mb) by paz
Calpulli Tonalehqueh's Aztec New Year is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year beginning with a sunrise ceremony and features live entertainment, arts, crafts, information, food and beverage booths....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:57AM
video Video | Police Brutality in Vallejo, California (video/mp4 6.9mb) by Film The Police
On March 11, 2017, videos were uploaded to social media showing police in Vallejo, California brutalizing an individual. Watch the videos....
Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:20PM
text NLG Sacramento Alert: CHP Recommending Charges for Antifa at Capitol Nazi Rally Last June by NLG-Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee has reported that 106 people are facing charges from the Nazi/antifa rally at the capitol this past June. Prosecutors will consider 514 misdemeanor and 68 felony charges involving 106 people, with charges ranging from unlawful assembly to assault with a deadly weapon....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:50PM
image International Women's Day 2017 Santa Cruz 3-8-17 480_064_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Streets in downtown Santa Cruz were shut down while many people demonstrated for International Women's Day 2017...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:28PM
image Santa Cruz Safeway: Remove Driscoll's Berries! 480_boycott-driscolls-solidarity_1.jpg by Boycott Driscoll's
In solidarity with farmworkers in San Quintín, Mexico who are fighting for union contracts, we are asking Safeway in Santa Cruz to discontinue carrying Driscoll's....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 3:47PM
image New California State Legislation Honors The Dignity Of Transgender Prisoners 480_streetsheet-coverart-march1-2017.jpg by Coral Feigin & Sasha Buchert, Street Sheet
Despite the fact that transgender and gender non-conforming people have recently become more visible in the media and popular culture, the realities for street-based, poor, black and brown and disabled trans women remain the same. Trans people continue to face discrimination from traditional housing, employment and healthcare forcing many trans people into alternative street economies like sex work, drug sales and whatever other work people can find. As a result of being pushed out of these t...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 11:04AM
image US-Mexico Workers Solidarity March & Action On 3/5/17 For Driscoll's Agricultural Work 480_border_protest_at_gate3-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Mexican and US trade unionists, youth and human rights advocates rallied on both sides of the border in San Ysidro and Tijuana in opposition to union busting, NAFTA and the racist wall and ICE attacks on Latinos and immigrant workers....
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 8:33PM
calendar Stand in solidarity with the women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike 480_ypj_690_3_copy_1.jpg by Mesopotamia Solidarity Committee
Mesopotamia Solidarity Bloc...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 12:30PM