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International Day of Solidarity With Oscar López Rivera (tags)

Show your support for Oscar's release! #FreeOscarLópez #35paisesxOscar

Let’s get One Million tweets for Oscar! (tags)

As Oscar López Rivera approaches his 73rd birthday on January 6, 2016 the National Puerto Rican Agenda and National Boricua Human Rights Network are launching a social media campaign (Twitter and Facebook) calling for his release.

34 countries, 17 states represented "100,000 Tweets for Oscar" Campaign Reaches over 500,0 (tags)

Over 500,000 people were reached on January 6, 2015, Oscar's 72nd birthday, as the National Boricua Human Rights Network and La Respuesta coordinated the "Social Media Campaign for Oscar López."

100,000 Tweets on Oscar López Rivera’s Birthday! (tags)

On January 6, 2015 La Respuesta magazine and National Boricua Human Rights Network (NBHRN) call on you to act on behalf of the Puerto Rican people’s longest-held political prisoner,Oscar López Rivera.

Director of Public Relations (tags)

Let your spirits soar with Loving the Silent Tears, a brilliant new musical coming to the prestigious Shrine Auditorium on Oct. 27. The star-studded company of Oscar/Grammy/Tony and Emmy winners take the audience on a spiritual journey in a quest for inner peace, travelling through the song and dance of 16 different countries. The lyrics for Loving the Silent Tears are based on the poetic works of Supreme Master Ching Hai, world renowned humanitarian, artist, and spiritual teacher. For a preview, please visit: http://youtu.be/hTCzfL6gUYQ (1.47 min)

Occupy Oakland General Strike - Wednesday, November 5 (tags)

Approved (1484 yes, 46 no): We as fellow occupiers of Oscar Grant Plaza propose that on Wednesday November 2, 2011, we liberate Oakland and shut down the 1%. We propose a city wide general strike and we propose we invite all students to walk out of school. Instead of workers going to work and students going to school, the people will converge on downtown Oakland to shut down the city.

PRESS RELEASE: KILLER EX-COP MEHSERLE'S RELEASE ACTIONS (tags)

Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant

Oscar Lopez Rivera - Imprisoned for Supporting Puerto Rican Independence (tags)

another political prisoner

Oscar Grant’s Justice Is Our Justice (tags)

Every day we wake up, drink our coffee and send our children off to school without speaking out against or standing up for racial injustice and police brutality, we are accepting and paying for those inequalities.

Oscar Grant Verdict Reaction Photos (tags)

Photos from the Oscar Grant protest outside of The Los Angeles Court Bldg on the day of the verdict against Johannes Mehserle.

Statement on Johannes Mehserle Verdict (tags)

Statement on the verdict for Johannes Mehserle, who shot Oscar Grant in the back. Mehserle was the first law enforcement officer in the state of California to be charged with murder in the line of duty. On Friday, July 9, 2010, Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

Rally in support of Oscar Grant day of verdict. (tags)

Footage of the rally in support of Oscar Grant the day of the Involuntary Manslaughter charges where announced.

Los Angeles Solidarity with Oakland: Justice for Oscar Grant After Verdict Rally (tags)

LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2010 – About 100 people gathered in Leimert Park after the jury in the murder trail of Johannes Mehserle for the killing of Oscar Grant returned a verdict of guilty of involuntary manslaughter.

Hundreds Demand Justice for Oscar Grant Outside L.A. Courthouse (tags)

On June 14th, hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Los Angeles Superior Court at 210 W. Temple to demand justice for Oscar Grant. Angelenos made it very clear that the significance of the trial of Johannes Mehserle is bigger than just Oscar Grant's case, and that police brutality is part of systematic oppression. Connections were drawn between police killings in Los Angeles and the Bay Area, as well as in New York.

And not forgetting the six month long uprising, which began on June 14, 2006, loud cries of "Oaxaca Vive Vive, La Lucha Sigue Sigue" rang through the downtown streets.

Justice for Oscar Grant Courthouse Protest (tags)

Members of the Oakland and LA Coalitions for Justice For Oscar Grant Came together to be present at the LA Criminal Courthouse on the 3rd day of the Mehserle trial.

Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th! (tags)

Mass Rally for Justice for Oscar Grant on June 14th!

Killer Cop Update from Third Los Angeles Status Hearing (tags)

report from inside court room


Oscar Grant Report



LA Coalition for Oscar Grant Updates (tags)

30 people, individuals and representatives from various organizations, met to discuss the next steps in building the Justice for Oscar Grant movement at Chuco's Justice Center in Inglewood on Sunday night, February 28th.

Lessons from the Oscar Grant Tragedy - We Need to Get to Work (tags)

A current look at the developments of the Johannes Mehserle murder trial, the work on behalf of Oscar Grant and the significance of these efforts to the broader movement for social justice.

Lessons from the Oscar Grant Tragedy – We Need to Get to Work (tags)

In many instances, the second pre-trial hearing for Johannes Mehserle could be seen as a victorious day for the family and supporters of Oscar Grant.

The People vs. Johannes Mehserle Second Los Angeles Hearing (tags)

A story from the LA Coaltion for Justice for Oscar Grant

A Colombia, A Nuestra América (tags)

Tres vidas, un mismo camino y Febrero el mes de su partida (El Camilo 15/66, el 14/98 Manuel el Oscar y 11/2006), nos convoca al reencuentro con su pensamiento y obra.

Killer Cop Update from First Los Angeles Status Hearing (tags)

report from inside (and outside) court room


Oscar Grant Report



Mehserle Must Go To Jail for Murder (tags)

LA Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant Press Conference, 1/8/09: photos and full audio (tags)

The newly formed Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant held a press conference in front of the LA court house just before the first Southern California hearing in the murder trial of Johannes Mehserle was set to begin. The LA Coalition, along with several Oakland community activists who traveled south for the hearing, spoke about their determination to end the wanton killing and abuse of people of color by police. Full audio of the press conference is below.

1ST HEARING FOR OSCAR GRANT/MEHSERLE MURDER TRIAL (tags)

The first hearing of the Mehserle murder trial in Southern California took place on Friday January 8, 2010. The 7am gathering and press conference in front of the L.A. Superior Court Building was in many ways a meet-and-greet between the newly formed LA Coalition For Justice for Oscar Grant and representatives from Oakland.

PRESS RELEASE RE: OSCAR GRANT HEARING (tags)

Stop Police Abuse - Build Community Self-Defense (tags)

Police killings and abuse with impunity are systemic. We can't rely on the courts for justice, but must build inter-communal solidarity and resistance and the capacity for community self-defense.

Report Back: Organizing Meeting for Oscar Grant Justice Coalition (tags)

There was a very successful meeting this evening in L.A. to plan an action for Friday, Jan 8, when proceedings begin against Johannes Mehserle in Los Angeles

Southern California: First Cop on Trial for Murder in History of State Is Headed Your Way (tags)

In the words of the late great Harvey Milk*, I'm here to recruit you. The trial of Johannes Mehserle is about to head your way and the time is now for Southern California social justice and media activists to start getting ready.

Murdering Cop to Face Murder Charges… The Struggle Continues (tags)

Six months after the killing of Oscar Grant, on June 4, Judge C. Don Clay ruled, after a preliminary hearing, that former Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) cop Johannes Mehserle will go to trial for murder. This ruling sets the stage, and new stakes, for the battle for justice for Oscar Grant. And the twists and turns of this case as it heads into trial need to be closely watched. People need to continue to speak out, resist and bring the truth about this murder, part of a nationwide epidemic of police murder, to the world.

Cop will face murder trial in Oscar Grant case (tags)

As of the printing of this article there have been five days of testimony, stretching out over two weeks, at the preliminary hearing of Johannes Mehserle, the cop caught on video shooting Oscar Grant in the back as Grant lay on a train platform.

Justice for Oscar Grant: Killer cop has hearing! (tags)

Thousands of people have seen videos of the cold-blooded police murder of Oscar Grant in Oakland, CA. On New Year’s morning BART police officer Johannes Mehserle fired his gun at point blank range into Oscar Grant’s back, killing him as he lay on the train platform, hands behind him. A preliminary hearing is now underway to determine whether Mehserle will be charged with murder or whether the charges against him will be lowered.

The ‘Karmic Justice’ of Lovelle Mixon’s Act (tags)

- The cops called Lovelle Mixon (who killed 4 Oakland police department cops) “a cold-hearted individual who doesn’t have any regard for human life.” Well, the cops should know: they too, often against minorities, behave exactly the same way. -

KARMIC JUSTICE -- 4 KILLED COPS! (tags)

It’s KARMIC JUSTICE that, just as many Blacks in America have been murdered by the police -- the historical street enforcement arm of white racism in AmeriKKKa -- during a “routine” traffic stop, 4 Oakland, California, cops were killed during a “routine” traffic stop. Ha-Ha.

The Cold-Blooded Murder of Oscar Grant: What Happened the Morning of January 1, 2009 (tags)

Early New Year’s morning phones in Hayward and Oakland were ringing: “Wake up, wake up. Something’s happened to the boys.” Calls were going back and forth between the families of 22-year-old Oscar Grant and his friends—families so close all the women were called “aunties.” The youth had gone to San Francisco to celebrate. “What the hell had happened?”

Thoughts provoked by the comments of preachers at Oscar Grant's funeral (tags)

article published in Revolution on-line

CONDEMN THE POLICE MURDER OF OSCAR GRANT— ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! February 6: Where Will You Be? (tags)

The police killing of Oscar Grant on New Years Day in Oakland, California was an outrage. These murdering pigs took Oscar off a Bay Area Rapid Transit train. While cops kneeled on his back and punched him, another pig pulled out his gun and shot Oscar in the back. What can you call what they did to this brother but murder, execution style?

Oscar Grant Becomes a Poster Boy for Jihad (tags)

Those outside the Bay Area may not know the backstory: Early on January 1, a young adult African-American named Oscar Grant was fatally shot at a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) stop by a BART police officer. The incident was captured on a few cellphones as it happened. The officer has been arrested for murder and there have been several riots in downtown Oakland.

Oscar Grant! No Isolated Incident! A PhotoJourney of Unarmed Folks Killed by Cop Worldwide (tags)

Oscar Grant's murder: This is not an isolated incident! Remember Julian Alexander! Hammick in 2002, Kendra James in 2003, James Perez, James Philip Chasse, Jr. all unarmed and killed by Police. Diallo, Sean Bell, Ousmane Zongo, Jonny Gammage, Patrick Moses Dorismond, Alexandros Grigoropoulos and Now Oscar Grant, all unarmed and killed by Police. Within hours of Oscar Grant's shooting, Robbie Tolan!. Let the world know about! We will not allow a police state!

We Are Our Biochemistry, Says George Riddle (tags)

George Riddle gave a lecture to the Humanist Fellowship of San Diego containing some provocative — and frightening — ideas about the human genome and the possibility of manipulating it. Drawing on the research of his uncle Oscar Riddle, a pioneering genetic scientist who made the cover of Time magazine in 1939 and died in 1952, as well as other, more recent scientists, George painted a picture of a brave new world in which diseases like cancer and diabetes have ceased to exist — and largely ignored the racist and classist applilcations of the knowledge he described so enthusiastically.

PEACE PLANE FLIES OVER OSCARS & OSCAR FOR PEACE EVENT!! (tags)

Peace Plane to Fly Over Oscar Ceremony! Join "Oscar for Peace" anti-war vigil and awards ceremony at noon, at the corner of Hollywood and Vine! 2.25.07

Freedom for Anarchist Prisoners in Oaxaca! Freedom for Oscar and Sacramento! (tags)

Anarchists and anti-authoritarians have played a vital role in the struggle against the government of Ulisses Ruiz Ortiz in Oaxaca. Among the many prisoners being held in jails around Mexico are anarchist activists Oscar Santa Maria Caro and Sacramento Delfino Cano Hernandez who were arrested on November 30th in Oaxaca.

Can Oscar Marry Oscar? (tags)

Same-Sex Couples Suing for California Equal Marriage Rights Ask Academy Awards Recipients to Come Out in Support When They Receive Their Oscars

In Oscar Texas, One More Acceptance Speech to Go? (tags)

One native of Terrell, Texas gave the acceptance speech of a lifetime at Sunday night's Oscar ceremony. Will Brenda Denson-Prince get her chance, too? A judge has been named to hear her appeal for a seat on the Kaufman County Commissioners Court.

The Daily Poetry Movement (tags)

The fine was levied. But such a fine can not undo the actions taken, can not end the misery, can not prevent the US having paid over $1.5 million dollars a day for the massacres. I worked hard, I barely paid my bills, everywhere I went they took extra, a percentage for their corporations to kill, and my water turned off. upRising!

M/23 Oscar Breakaway Video Clips (tags)

3 video clips of the LAPD and Sheriffs who surrounded the first breakaway march of the Oscars.

Pics Hollywood Oscar Anti War Rally (tags)

Pics Hollywood Oscar Anti War Rally

M/23 Hollywood Oscar Anti-War Rally (tags)

1st page of photos from the Hollywood Oscar Anti-War Rally.

Pics of Oscar protest in Hollywood Sun. 03-23 (tags)

Pics of Oscar protest in Hollywood Sun. 03-23

Pics of Oscar protest in Hollywood Sun. 03-23 (tags)

Pics of Oscar protest in Hollywood Sun. 03-23

ACTION ALERT: Academy Awards Peace Action (tags)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has enacted an unofficial blacklist of Hollywood stars, who will not be allowed to speak and "use the Awards as a platform to air anti-war views." Please come out and show your support for those in our entertainment community who have demonstrated the strength and courage to risk their careers and speak out for peace.

Actor Oscar Action (tags)

"Plainly For Peace" Citizens for World Peace is calling on all Academy Awards Ceremony participants who oppose a war on Iraq to dress "Plainly for Peace" (jeans, t-shirts, tennies) on Oscar night, March 23, 2003.

Hollywood: no Palestinians allowed (by Latuff) (tags)

...for the Academy, it’s probable that Palestinian films simply cannot be submitted, denying in a way, their right to exist. Sound familiar?

Huge Demonstration confronts Bush in El Salvador (tags)

Up to 15,000 Salvadorans protest against Bush's visit to El Salvador

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