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UC Berkeley’s Black Student Union leads peaceful protest march from campus to Oakland

The UC Berkeley Black Student Union organized a march from campus to Oakland Saturday Dec. 13, 2014. Photo: Natalie Orenstein Despite being shaken by the appearance of effigies hanging from nooses on campus Saturday morning, UC Berkeley Black Student Union (BSU) leaders said they didn’t want that incident to affect their planned march against police killings […]

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Black Lives Matter protest by hundreds of Berkeley High students ‘shows how it’s done’

Hundreds of Berkeley High students staged a ‘die-in,” observing a 4.5 minute silence while lying at the foot of the Campanile on the UC Berkeley campus as part of a protest action on Dec. 10, 2014. Photo: Tracey Taylor Hundreds of Berkeley High students staged a ‘die-in,” observing a 4.5 minute silence while lying at the […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Schools

Cal students, supporters hold ‘black lives matter’ rally

A photograph from Thursday’s “black lives matter” rally at UC Berkeley. Photo: Genesis Ahtty A large group of black UC Berkeley students and their supporters are holding a rally on campus now, Thursday afternoon, in response to the recent Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury verdict regarding the fatal shooting by a police officer of Michael Brown. They […]