1. dregsone:

    During my video shoot for the song "Revolutionaries" with White Mic, we stopped to chop it up with the legendary Spie One of TDK crew. We got some footage of graff murals where one of Oakland’s premiere yards, the 23rd Yard, used to be, and Spie gave us a tour and broke down the…

  2. Zara McFarlane - Police and Thieves.

    I love this.

  3. Thanks Tony Robles.  Lol.

  4. Let us not forget…

    (Thank you Ninoctchka Rosca for this one!)


  5. fastcompany:

    Cast your vote in our coffee week championship.

  7. Spent a lot of time thinking, writing, thinking and writing some more this weekend. I was compelled to. The story of my good friend from my perspective. I had the perfect conditions. The grass is green, the ladybugs, dragonflies and turkeys came out to join me, my batik malong stretched out with my Kahoy shades. Cleared my mind and wrote. How refreshing it is to put pen to paper and the words came so easily….#ripJB

  8. america-wakiewakie:

    Oakland to Palestine: Two Days Successful Blockade of Israeli Cargo Ship | AROC

    On August 17th, 2014 Palestine was once again victorious in Oakland, CA. For the second day in a row the Bay Area community held off the Israeli Zim ship from unloading at the Port. Thousands of people rallied on Saturday and successfully kept the ship at Bay on its regular scheduled day. Today we got word that the ship had arrived and workers were being called to unload it. Within 30 minutes we mobilized over 400 people back to the Port. And we won!

    Workers honored our picket and stood on the side of justice, as they historically have. Oakland said no to Zionism and blocked the boat for an entire weekend. This is the first time in history that this has happened. Israeli apartheid is falling one port at a time!

    Palestine will be free from the river to the sea. Long live international solidarity and the struggle for liberation!

    (Photo Credit: Jackie Brown)

    (via cultureofresistance)

  9. Tibetan Monks living in exile in India flew to Ferguson to show support for Mike Brown and community.

    (Source: merosezah, via kid-adobo)

  10. america-wakiewakie:


    URGENT: Ship is delayed!! Our organizing is working!

    Come out to West Oakland BART tomorrow (Saturday) at 3pm NOT 5am! Bring more people! Come louder and stronger and let’s stop Israel at the Port of Oakland! Zionism isn’t welcome in our town!

    PSA BAY AREA! Block the Boat for Gaza August 16, 2014!

    Stop Israel at the Port. Zionism isn’t welcome on our Coast!

    West Coast Blockade of the Israeli Zim Ship 

    Port of Oakland
    Saturday, August 16th
    5am – meet at West Oakland Bart and march to Berth 57


    Block the Boat for Gaza has text alert system. If you are planning on going to the action in Oakland on Saturday 08/16, please text the word ‘Join’ to 510-346-5951 for important updates in real time.

    What’s happening?

    The world has watched in horror as Israel has continued to bombard and devastate Gaza. Millions around the globe have come out in support of the Palestinian people and against the Zionist regime, holding massive marches, demonstrations, and actions. Here in the Bay, San Francisco witnessed some of the biggest mobilizations in recent years, with a series of marches, each bringing out thousands of people. It’s time to step it up.

    Call to Action

    Palestine is calling us to action! Palestinians laborers, Palestinian General Federation Trade Union (PGFTU), have called on workers around the world to refuse to handle Israel goods. Palestinians throughout Gaza, the West Bank and 1948 Palestine have demonstrated their unity in the struggle against Apartheid Israel and have taken to the streets in the tens of thousands, bravely facing Israeli military armed with US made weapons to call on the international community to stand with them as they resist Zionism throughout all of historic Palestine. We will be answering this call by organizing community pickets at the Port of Oakland, asking the longshoreman to honor this request and to stand with the people of Palestine as they have done in the past.

    Historical Background

    During apartheid in South Africa, ILWU workers made history when they refused to unload South African cargo in San Francisco in 1984. This action was a major catalyst for international anti-apartheid solidarity and struggle worldwide. In 2010, after a Turkish flotilla, the Mavi Marmara, was attacked by Israel for attempting to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza, we built on ILWU’s history and successfully blocked the Israeli Zim ship from being unloaded at the Port of Oakland — the first time in US history an Israeli ship was blocked. We will be continuing this legacy by organizing to block the Israeli ship once again. And just as apartheid fell in South Africa, so too it will fall in Israel!

    Sustained BDS in the Bay

    If there is one thing that the latest Israeli attacks show, it’s the power of Palestinian resilience. The resistance in Gaza is still alive and thriving, despite Israel’s ongoing attempts to destroy it. But we should always remember that the Palestinian resistance did not begin with Israel’s latest bombardment, nor did it begin during the last bombardment. It has been going on since 1948, since Israel came into existence. And it will not cease until Israeli apartheid falls.

    We refuse to allow Israel to conduct its business as usual, here in the Bay and everywhere!

    Every Saturday, the Israeli owned Zim shipping line docks and unloads its cargo at the Port of Oakland. Let this action be the beginning of a sustained campaign to stop the Israeli ship from ever unloading in our town.

    From Seattle to Oakland to Los Angeles – turn the Israeli ship around! We encourage all of our allies on the West Coast to join us in ensuring that Zim ships are not welcome anywhere.

    (via cultureofresistance)