Stories about Black Lives Matter

The Police Officers Association is now attacking the SF Labor Council

Don't these people know that they are just alienating their potential friends and allies? By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2105 – The San Francisco Police Officers...

BART 14, allies call for charges to be dropped

Attorney for protesters argues that they were charged under a law that's vague and unconstitutional By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 4, 2015 – A large and upbeat...

96 Hours of protests start with Black Lives Matter actions in SF, Oakland

By Julia Carrie Wong JANUARY 16, 2015 -- While protesters banged spoons on BART cars and shut down stations in San Francisco, another action was...

BART protests, $70,000, and free speech

Should a public agency force protesters to pay the costs of a demonstration?   By Tim Redmond JANUARY 14, 2015 – In September, 1981, thousands of antinuclear...

Tom’s Town: The 12 days of San Franciscmas

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- The holidays are here, and despite this feeling like a tough year for many of us on San...

Tom’s Town: How the Berkeley police and CHP screwed up their response to protests

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 12, 2014 – It’s incredible what a difference a week makes as the movement against racial injustice and police violence in...

Tom’s Town: Why were top SF officials so quiet on the police brutality issue?

By Tom Temprano DECEMBER 5, 2014 -- It has been difficult, if not impossible, to focus on anything in the news besides the utterly demoralizing...