The 47-year old teacher at MLK middle school will be charged with assault by means of force likely to inflict great bodily injury, participating in a riot, and inciting a riot.
A legal battle will determine if UC Berkeley must let controversial speakers like Ann Coulter on campus regardless of security concerns. Milo Yiannopolous and others vow to return.
The CHP says 106 people committed criminal acts in last June's Sacramento rally that turned violent. Whether anyone will face charges is now under consideration.
The teacher who made headlines this week after going on Fox News to defend the role of violent protest in shutting down "racist, misogynistic and homophobic" messages is asking her supporters to push back.
People on the right side of the political spectrum are furious at the Berkeley school teacher's contention that it was okay to shut down Milo Yiannopoulos' slated talk.
Protests against far-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos started peacefully but turned violent when anarchists turned up.
Six weeks after the Berkeley Unified School District placed Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School teacher Yvette Felarca on administrative leave “pending an investigation into concerns that have been raised,” the teacher will be returning to her classroom.
A roomful of supporters of Berkeley teacher Yvette Felarca — who was placed on paid leave by the district last month — demanded during Wednesday night’s School Board meeting that she be returned to her classroom immediately and taken off leave.
The Berkeley Unified School District has placed Yvette Felarca, a Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School teacher who is also a controversial anti-racist activist, on administrative leave “pending an investigation into concerns that have been raised.”
The teacher’s involvement at a protest in Sacramento prompted threats of violence against students at King Middle School.
Local and federal authorities investigated threats Monday targeting youth at a North Berkeley middle school by a group that demanded the termination of a teacher who protested against a neo-Nazi rally in Sacramento over the weekend.
Berkeley’s major commercial districts are awash with plywood — some of it covers broken glass, some has been erected as a preventive measure to protect vulnerable windows.
I am happy to see that a rising tide of idealism is causing non-violent demonstrations for justice across the country.