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More Anger Toward Jean Quan After Night of Violence at Occupy Oakland

More Anger Toward Jean Quan After Night of Violence at Occupy Oakland

by Jorge Rivas on November 3 2011, 3:01PM

The city’s first Asian-American mayor is being roundly criticized by protesters and police officers alike for her wavering stance.

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Occupy Oakland Faces a Troubled Police Dept.--and Historic Mayor

Occupy Oakland Faces a Troubled Police Dept.—and Historic Mayor

by Roberto Lovato on October 26 2011, 9:31AM

Oakland’s first Asian-American mayor, Jean Quan, has authorized violent police raids on the Occupy Oakland encampment. For many protestors of color, the move raised questions about the face—and complexion—of the power they’re fighting.

Topics: #Occupy, Politics

Jean Quan Is Oakland's New Mayor

Jean Quan Is Oakland’s New Mayor

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2010, 5:15PM

The former city council member becomes to the first Asian American and the first woman to hold the job.

Topics: 2010 Elections

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