March 28th : Anniversary of the Infamous Collier Park Riot in Ocean Beach, 1971

by on March 28, 2008 · 2 comments

in Civil Disobedience, Civil Rights, Environment, OB Time Machine, Ocean Beach, Organizing, Peace Movement

OCEAN BEACH, CA. Today marks the 37th anniversary of the infamous Collier Park Riot, a clash between San Diego Police and anti-Viet Nam war protesters and Ocean Beach residents. Over 50 were arrested, a number injured, after police attacked a peaceful gathering of hundreds in what was to become Collier Park West, the hilly, grassy area at the intersection of Soto Street and Greene Street in northeast Ocean Beach. Go here for our page on the famous conflict.

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avatar OB Joe March 28, 2008 at 11:05 am

Right Arm! OB Rag!

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avatar Molly March 28, 2008 at 11:11 am

Remember the Collier Park Riot!

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