In cities across the country, black women – many of whom have been on the front lines of the Movement for Black Lives – are lifting up the names of their sisters killed by police. This March, Manolia Charlotin, a multimedia journalist with the The Media Consortium, and Cat Brooks, artist and organizer with Oakland’s … Continued


On today’s show we discuss the sexual assault case at Stanford University that ignited public outrage after the defendant, Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in jail; The Firing of Oakland’s Police Chief Sean Whent; and in 1968 Muhammad Ali spoke with Pacifica Radio’s Julius Lester to explain his position on racism in America, … Continued


Sunday morning in San Francisco, California, members of the Anti-Police Terror Project and Asians4BlackLives, a Bay Area group of Asian community organizers, held a community intervention in front of Ed Lee’s home to demand that he fire Police Chief Suhr and all officers involved in the murders of Mario Woods, Amilcar Lopez, and Alex Nieto. … Continued


On today’s program we speak with Alicia one of the protesters from the Bay Area Bridge shut down. And later we hear from organizers gathered at the homes of Oakland’s Mayor Libby Schaaf, Police Chief Sean Whent and San Francisco’s Police Chief Greg Suhr to protest the accelerated expulsion of Black and Brown people from … Continued


Hard Knock Radio

Day of Protests and Poor News Network

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Thursday, December 24th, at 11am, the Justice For Mario Woods Coalition held a press conference to demand that San Francisco Mayor Lee fire Chief Suhr and hold officers involved in the execution of Mario Woods accountable. Mr. Woods was a 26 year-old Black man executed by SFPD on December 2, 2015 in San Francisco’s Bayview … Continued


OPD Shooting Nathaniel Wilks.  That’s the name of the 24-year-old black man who was shot and killed by Oakland Police Officers this Wednesday at the intersection of 27th and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland.  The shooting took place after police chased him across town by car.  Wilks crashed his car, and from there … Continued


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