Tag: Berkeley

Trump Threatens Funds Cut After UC Berkeley Protest

The University of California, Berkeley on Wednesday canceled a scheduled speech by Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos after violent protests erupted. β€œThe violence was instigated by a group of about 150 masked agitators who came onto campus and interrupted an otherwise nonviolent protest,” UC Berkeley said in a statement. Fires were lit and firebombs were set…

Protests continue in Berkeley, Calif., after more than 200 arrested in Monday night’s demonstrations

Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday night as demonstrations continue in Northern California over the chokehold death of Eric Garner. A California Highway Patrol said approximately 80 percent of its available staff would be deployed to monitor the fourth night of consecutive protests in the area. The agency arrested more than…

Explosive Thrown at Cops in Berkeley

In Berkeley, California, a second night of protests against police killings of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York turned violent again Sunday as some demonstrators threw explosives at officers, assaulted each other, and shut down a freeway, police said. The California Highway Patrol said some protesters made their way to a freeway in…