Letters of the week: The Homeless Issue in Oakland was a Hot Topic Among our Readers | East Bay Express

I love this idea. Everybody’s happy.  It would help prevent isolation of the mentally ill, too. We need to ensure that our neighbors KNOW we care. Allow Homeless Campers In Your Backyard Could the YIMBY concept be more literally applied? What if Oakland homeowners were offered payment if they allow one homeless person (or couple) […]

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Letters of the week: The Homeless Issue in Oakland was a Hot Topic Among our Readers | East Bay Express

Here’s another east bay express letter that gives me a toothache. The people of the east bay really care about our neighbors, they do. ‘Homeless Lives Matter Too??’: People Sleeping On Oakland’s Streets Still Waiting For Government Response To Growing East Bay Crisis” by Gabrielle Canon, News, May 25: Evict Wealthy Residents In my opinion, […]

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It sounds like this Old Folsom oldguarders are in contempt of court. I suppose they are banking on the slow action of the courts and their gift of cookies to the judge.These brave men are fighting for their lives. Please support them.Folsom Hunger Strike Update: Retaliation, Demands, & Rally – It’s Going Down

The following are officials to contact:Chief Deputy Inspector General – Roy Wesley – (916) 255-1102Ombudsman Sara L. Smith (the person who is supposed to check on welfare, investigate complaints, etc.) – (916) 324-5458 // sara.smith@cdcr.ca.govSecretary Scott Kernan – scott.kernan@cdcr.ca.govUndersecretary Ralph M. Diaz – ralph.diaz@cdcr.ca.govGovernor Jerry Brown – (916) 445-2481Chief Office of the Ombudsman – Sara […]

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Every one of these stories inspires, infuriates and compels us to actionPrisoners | Sacramento Prisoner Support

After the assassination of Martin Luther King and the social upheaval which followed it, Robert Seth Hayes joined the Black Panther Party, working in the Party’s free medical clinics and free breakfast programs. Like many other activists, Seth was forced underground by FBI and police repression of the Panther movement. Once underground, Seth joined the […]

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Assata Shakur Speaks!

Source: Assata Shakur Speaks! Assata Shakur: The government’s terrorist is our community’s heroine by Mos Def Early in May, the federal government issued a statement in which they labeled Joanne Chesimard, known to most in the Black community as Assata Shakur, as a domestic terrorist. In so doing, they also increased the bounty on her […]

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I should think so…

Libby won’t get anywhere with that police association either. The last reforms they agreed to were completely forgotten. opd do what it want. OPD don’t listen Oakland Police Dept. audit: Officer recruitment, misconduct under microscope Mayor Libby Schaaf asked for the audit in May, weeks before police Chief Sean Whent resigned and two other interim […]

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