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Protesters rally at Oakland City Hall for Mayor Sheng Thao’s resignation following FBI raid

Posted on AllSides June 23rd, 2024
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A small but vocal group of Oakland residents called on Mayor Sheng Thao to resign during a protest on the steps of City Hall on Sunday evening, three days after federal agents raided her home in a probe connected to a politically influential family. “If we clean out City Hall, we clean out Oakland,” said Patricia Wright Newton, 78, one of two dozen protesters who had gathered to call for Thao’s ouster. The group stood behind a fake photoshopped mugshot of Thao dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit and held...

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