12/18/14 Preemption to Cover Black Lives Matter Actions

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Tonight, part of the APEX Express crew will forgo our regular programming to cover the recent protests in Oakland in support of Black Lives Matter. We’ll talk with two practitioners from the nationwide call for Healing Justice for Black Lives Matters event from today about the importance of healing work in movement building. We’ll also hear a quick report back from the student protest on Monday.

Finally, we make space to reflect on Monday’s visionary shutdown of the Oakland Police Department. How did this action come together? And what lessons can folks in other cities take from their experience? We’ll talk with organizers from the Black Brunch, Bay Area Solidarity Action Team, and #Asians4BlackLives.

Community Calendar
Lessons and Carols for Advent and Christmas
Saturday, December 20th, 5pm
Episcopal Church of the Incarnation
1750 – 29th Avenue, San Francisco
This musical concert features 88 Keys, an inter-generational choir of Asian Pacific Islander LGBTQ people of faith and allies that was started by the Network on Religion & Justice, and the choir of the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation. $10-$20 suggested donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. The venue is wheelchair accessible.

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