Several councilmembers wanted bigger cuts, and signaled future plans to reduce by up to $150 million.
Juneteenth has always been about much-needed conversations. This year, the volume got turned up.
Davis joins Boots Riley and others to celebrate the 155th anniversary of freedom from slavery and to rally against police violence.
Several councilmembers and many civilian city employees say it’s time to rethink OPD’s budget.
The twists and turns of a two-year battle over police discipline.
A rally led by Oakland youth focused on calls to cut the budgets of city and schools police.
Advocates hope Alameda County will buy other empty buildings to become housing for unsheltered Oaklanders.
OPD said the officers opened fire after Salgado rammed his car into CHP vehicles.
A decision on how to spend Measure Q revenue comes as activists urge the city to “defund the police.”
The congresswoman calls for a new federal body to address the impact of slavery and systemic racism on Black communities.
Scenes from a furious gathering of 5,000 that left major destruction and confusion in its wake.
To understand why countless Oakland residents will gather to defy the curfew tonight, it’s important to understand how curfews have long been used to quell pain and fury in communities of color.
Leaders hope Wednesday night’s action forces a turning point in the conversation about funding for local law enforcement versus other public resources.
Youth organizers hope the massive student-led action will inspire other young people to safely organize, too.