Tag Archives: Raheim Brown

Activists protest appointment of new OUSD police chief

About two dozen protesters jammed the entrance of the Oakland Unified School District’s office building near Lake Merritt on Wednesday afternoon, demanding the dismissal of recently-appointed OUSD interim police chief Barhin Bhatt, who was involved...

Oakland Tribunal addresses officer-involved shootings, racial profiling

Oakland residents give testimony about officer-involved shootings and racial profiling in the community at the Oakland Tribunal: A People's Hearing on Racism and Violence.
Superintendent Tony Smith listens as a member of the public speaks against the OUSD police shooting of a 20-year-old man on Saturday.

School board hears grief over shooting, examines budget

Teachers in Oakland can expect a 2 percent raise next year, but that was the only positive budget news from Wednesday night’s school board meeting. The district is expecting to lose more of its state...