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  • OAKLAND RAGES OVER SHOOTING OF JACOB BLAKE

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    Several hundred people marched through the streets in solidarity with protests in Kenosha, Wis. during the 'Justice for Jacob' protest in Oakland, Calif., August 26, 2020.
    Several hundred people marched through the streets in solidarity with protests in Kenosha, Wis. during the “Justice for Jacob” protest in Oakland, Calif., August 26, 2020.

    Tensions were high as hundreds of people marched through Oakland on Wednesday evening to protest against the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on August 23. Speakers led the crowd in chanting the names of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Oakland’s own Oscar Grant who was killed by BART police in 2008.

  • BMWS ON FIRE OFF THE SHOULDER OF TELEGRAPH AVE

    I was kind of disappointed the ‘ATTACK AND DETHRONE GOD’ meme’s gone a little stale but hey, with the autonomous zone in Seattle and now I guess in Chicago, Ashville and Nashville the mood is less destroy everything bad and more let’s create the new world already. Just so I spell it out now by the way I’m going full gonzo for this article and I’ll be back to prim and proper reporterly style next article.

    Anyways, Oakland didn’t pop off until a couple days after all the other cities so maybe our autonomous zone isn’t coming until we get a little more destruction in or find just the right spot. Who knows? We’re living in the Cool Zone now.