By Cat Brooks, Onyx Organizing Committee Violence against Black women is as old as chattel slavery and as common as hate. White men (and women) have always treated us like animals – exploitable labor [...]
By Brian Hofer and JP Massar Surveillance of oppressed groups and so-called undesirables has been a tenet of America’s heritage. Slave patrols and infiltration made sure the least hint of a rebellion was quickly repressed.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced the results of an internal California Department of Justice 90-Day Review of its special agent training programs on implicit bias and use of force.
In wake of the recent killings of Eric Harris in Oklahoma and Walter Scott in South Carolina, both unarmed Black men killed by police officers, a group of community leaders, clergy, and activists are calling [...]
Over 100 people joined a roving protest this week to demand that Emeryville businesses release video footage related to the police shooting of Yuvette Henderson. The protest on April 12 began with a vigil [...]
Friends and family of 43 missing university students, “normalistas,” spoke at UC Berkeley last Friday, part of a tour throughout the United States to spread word about the mass kidnapping that has been rocking Mexico [...]
Although it has been 35 years since I last suited up for the Oakland Police Department, when it comes to the subject of public safety in the city of Oakland I feel I still possess [...]
Nearly one month has passed since U.S. Marshals chased the wrong man through Fruitvale, leading to a car accident with a paratransit vehicle. Initial media reports labeled the “suspect” as a “violent fugitive.” Activists quickly [...]
By Publisher, Post News Group The recent allegations involving Michigan Police officers who are being accused of planting evidence on a retired Black gentleman, along with dozens of other equally odious police confrontations around [...]
Special to The Post A group of parents of 43 disappeared students and surviving students from the teachers’ school, “Raúl Isidro Burgos” of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, will be in Berkeley this week. &nb