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Creating my own history

Berkeley Got Back

In 1870, the UC regents finally voted to admit women on equal terms with men, paving the road for multiple generations of female innovators, researchers and activists.
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East Bay leaders hold forum on police accountability

East Bay elected officials held a town hall meeting to discuss police accountability Wednesday night, giving community members the opportunity to voice concerns about the disconnect many feel exists between law enforcement officials and minority communities.
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(Jeff Capps/Senior Staff)

Photo Essay: Oakland’s First Friday returns

Oakland’s First Friday and Art Murmur returned this past week after February’s street festival ended in tragedy when 18-year-old Kiante Campbell was shot and killed at 20th Street and Telegraph Avenue. That First Friday could have been the city’s last. The monthly night gathering attracts thousands for its food, music
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A protester jumps from one semi trailer to another. Protesters stopped semi trucks along the approaches to the port.

Protesters shut down maritime operations at Port of Oakland

OAKLAND — In an attempt to shut down maritime operations, protesters from the Occupy Movement marched to the Port of Oakland during Wednesday’s general strike, effectively shutting down business for the evening while causing no reported damage. The march began at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Downtown Oakland and lead the crowd
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