Each day we are risingup as a nation. We are protesting police violence and over-policing of Black people in our cities and communities. In response to the police murder of George Floyd last week, Black Lives Matter has called for nationwide protests every day this week.
The pressures in this pandemic and misinformation from a spiteful administration has brought out the worst in some people with increased acts of hate against our Asian community members. The day I wrote this a violent hate crime happened at a local grocery store.
It may surprise Alamedans that, on June 2, the City Council intends to make a recommendation to city staff about drafting a charter amendment to potentially eliminate City Charter Article 26, otherwise known as Measure A, was enacted in 1973 in response to both the demolition of the city’s stock