Tonight In Oakland: Emergency Protest Against Mayor Libby Schaff And “Protest Curfew”

Screen Shot 2015-05-23 at 3.04.34 PMOakland, California

TONIGHT AT 8PM I OSCAR GRANT PLAZA – (SUNDAY 24th 2015)

Information Below is from Saturday May 23rd

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BYP100: Bay Area , in collaboration with The BlackOut Collective , #BlackLivesMatter Bay Area, Anti Police-Terror Project, The Alan Blueford Center For Justice, and Onyx Organizing Committee are putting out a call to action on the behalf of all Black women and girls everywhere!

On the night of Thursday, May 21st, while marching and chanting, and standing up for the lives of all Black women everywhere, Oakland Police Department informed us that there was a new ordinance in place: not only were we told that we are not longer allowed to march at night, but we were not allowed to march in the streets. Who’s streets?! Our streets! They chose the national day of action for the rights of Black women against police violence to enforce aggressive policing of our right to peacefully convene and protest. Continue reading

[Oakland] Anti-Protest Curfew Implemented Tonight Against “Black Night” / #SayHerName March

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 11.26.16 PMFrom Davey D Cook

So tonight the Black women who organized the #SayHerName march in Oakland to bring attention to the scores of Black women being brutalized and terrorized by police were informed by OPD about a new PROTEST CURFEW.. Yes you read that right.. Oakland Police said there is a new protest curfew via Mayor Libby Shaaf

According to Cat Brooks who heads up the Anti Police-Terror Project Oakland police stopped them and informed them there is new ordinance that mayor Libby Shaaf had put in place and that there will be no night time protests.. Marches were warned to get on the sidewalk or risk arrest if they continued their protests..

According to Cat, the marches were followed and warned via loud speaker…Brooks also noted that she was told by an insider off the record, this was the first stage of a crack down..

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