Nation Aug 28

A photographer is attacked by a masked demonstrator in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park during a cancelled No Marxism in America rally and counter-protest in Berkeley, California, on Aug. 27. Photo by Stephen Lam/Reuters
Black-clad anarchists swarm anti-hate rally in California

BERKELEY, Calif. — An anti-hate rally was disrupted when scores of anarchists wearing black clothing and masks stormed the demonstration in Berkeley and attacked several supporters of President Donald Trump. But police were able to head off any wider violence.

Nation Dec 24

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St. Louis County officer fatally shoots armed black teen

Tensions mounted in a St. Louis suburb Wednesday morning, after a Berkeley, Missouri police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old black man who pointed a handgun at him late Tuesday. Following the shooting, the dozens of protesters that descended onto the…

Oct 16

Fifty years ago this month, long before the Vietnam War, students on the U.C. Berkeley campus ignited protests over a ban on political activity -- a student movement that would morph into the huge, confrontational demonstrations of the early 1970s…

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