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Interfaith leaders occupied DA O'Malley's office on Wednesday, demanding that she drop the charges against the Black Friday 14. (Bay Solidarity Twitter)

Interfaith Leaders Arrested After Occupying DA O’Malley’s Office Clergy Demands that She Drop Charges Against Black Friday 14

On Wednesday, 14 leaders from diverse faith backgrounds were arrested after holding a sit-in at Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley’s office in Oakland, demanding that O’Malley drop criminal charges against the Black Friday 14 [...]
Interpretes de danza azteca tomaron lugar para una vigilia dedicada a vidas afroamericanas perdidas a través de la violencia estatal. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

Asian, Arab, Latino, Native American Groups Hold Vigil for Slain Blacks

Community members representing several cultural activist organizations held a vigil, procession and cultural rally in downtown Oakland Monday evening, defending the Black Friday 14 who are facing prosecution for shutting down the West Oakland BART [...]
Mary King, May 29, 1946 to November 15, 2015

Trailblazer and Champion of the People, Mary King, 69

Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.