May Day – Occupy Oakland Rally (videos)

May Day Occupy Oakland speaker

May Day General Strike at Occupy Oakland — Oscar Grant Plaza (aka Frank Ogawa Plaza) in downtown Oakland, CA.

After a standoff with the Oakland Police May Day Occupy Oakland protestors retreat to OGP and protest through song — a protestor speaks directly into the camera.

Speakers at the May Day Occupy Oakland rally:

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Boots Riley:

Occupy Oakland Claims New Encampment

A march through Oakland on November 19, 2011 culminated in the Occupy protesters claiming a new encampment at Fox Square Park in Uptown Oakland.

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Peace Attack
Truck blasting music showcases Trespassing sign ripped down when protesters tore down the fences surrounding the vacant lot at Fox Square Park in Oakland.

People Are Too Big To Fail
Occupiers tear down fences in vacant lot adjacent to Fox Square Park in Oakland.

Occupy Oakland

Occupy Tulsa Stands With Occupy Oakland

This Space is Already Occupied
Residents in the Uptown Oakland neighborhood came out to protest the occupation and encampment.

Police lined up in front of the fence at Fox Square Park lot