The City has to get it together if we're going to stop violence on the streets. Saturday Oakland cancelled a concert co-sponsored by Ella Baker Center and our Silence the Violence campaign. The City of Oakland and the Oakland Police Department shut down an event expected to draw hundreds.
Nicole Lee speaks out in this article from the Oakland Tribune:
Anti-violence rally canceled over safety concerns
Oakland officials cite lack of permit, police presence
By Heather MacDonald, STAFF WRITER