Reposted from Advance the Struggle.
Behind Every Fee Increase is a Line of Cops
Fully armed, a line of 10 swat team police marched up to the picket line. Half-stunned by their presence, the crowd of supporters hesitatingly jeered the cops. In unison and on command the pigs charged forward and shoved the picketers to the ground. Throughout the day there were various refusals to accept these attacks; they ranged from hurling verbal abuse at the cops with chants like “Fuck the Police,” to acts ofPolice Attack, Students Fight Back physical resistance such as refusing to sit down at the urging of cops and fellow protesters, to minor incidents of exchanging blows with the pigs.
Friday November 27
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Meet at the corner of Shellmound and Ohlone Way in Emeryville.
Annual Black Friday protest at Emeryville's Bay Street Mall. The Bay Street Mall was built on top of an ancient Ohlone burial site after years of protest actions by the local Native American community. The construction of the mall unearthed THOUSANDS of human remains, many of which were taken away to landfill in the name of consumerism.
While the construction of the mall couldn't be stopped, we in the Bay Area Native American community ask the non-Native community to join us in protesting this obscene structure. On "Black Friday" every year we remind the public that this is sacred Indian land and the Bay Street Mall should be boycotted.
MRS (marine recruiting station)
64 Shattuck Sq
(on Shattuck Ave just south of University where Stattuck runs one way and north - 2 blocks north of the downtown Berkeley BART)
Join CodePINK, Veterans for Peace, and others today and every Wednesday as we STAND against war, dialogue with those youth in danger of being recruited for cannon fodder, engage those doing the recruiting, hand out information and flyers to passers-by, and help make a HOT PINK presence for PEACE!
The MRS (marine recruiting station) is located at 64 Shattuck Square, which is on Shattuck Ave, just south of University, where Shattuck runs one-way and north. Also 2 blocks north of the downtown Berkeley BART.
For more info call 510-540-7007
(11-20) 12:56 PST BERKELEY -- A group of about 60 UC Berkeley students and supporters barricaded themselves inside Wheeler Hall early this morning in the most dramatic display of disobedience on the campus since the UC regents voted to raise student undergraduate tuition by 32 percent Thursday.
The group entered Wheeler Hall around 6 a.m. and three students were arrested immediately for burglary as they moved heavy furniture to block doorways on the second floor, according campus police.
Andi Walden, a student among those occupying the building, who spoke to The Chronicle by phone, said the protesters had enough food and water to last four days.
"We decided it was necessary to take action," said Walden, a Middle Eastern studies and political science major. "A lot of people have been saying, 'Who's university? Our university.' So we decided to put that into action."
Saturday November 21
TIME: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2022 Blake Street, Berkeley, 94704
Take BART to Downtown Berkeley Station, walk 8 blocks south and make a right on Blake. Grassroots House is on the left side.
This Know Your Rights training teaches people what their rights are when dealing with the police, dealing with searches and seizures, detentions, and other issues that arise. We will also give people training in how to best observe and document police interactions with community members.