Palo Alto African-American Homeowner Fights Gentrification Despite Pricey Offers To SellLakiba Pittman was offered a million dollars for her home but she refused. She's fighting gentrification and wants to preserve her neighborhood's African American history.
Protesters Fighting For Racial Tolerance Hold Sit-In At UC Santa CruzA group of University of California at Santa Cruz students have taken over an administration building.
U.S. Mint Unveils First Ever Black Lady Liberty $100 CoinThe U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman.
1st African-American Judge Elected To San Francisco Superior Court BenchThe San Francisco Superior Court Bench elected its first female African-American presiding judge, incumbent Judge John Stewart announced Wednesday.
San Francisco State To Launch Afro-Themed Dorm FloorsNew student housing designed for African-American students and culture is coming to San Francisco State University.
Tobacco-Related Illnesses Killing More Blacks Than AIDS, Violence & Other CancersSome African-American public health leaders say too many Black people are dying from tobacco-related diseases, and feel that not much attention has been paid to the issue.
Opinions Shifting On Idea Of Reparations For Descendants Of SlavesA majority of Americans say there should not be reparations for African-American descendants of slaves, but time may bring about a shift in those numbers.
NAACP Chapter President Outed As White By Her Parents; Mocked On TwitterThe head of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she's white but has portrayed herself as black.
Jr. High Commencement Celebration For Blacks Called 'Segregation,' 'Reverse Racism' But District Will Continue To Allow ItAn Antioch school counselor is under scrutiny for organizing an 8th grade promotion ceremony aimed at African-American students.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
California Hopes To Ease Path To Historically Black SchoolsLeaders of California's vast community college system are hoping to make it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other states.
San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice SystemSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city's criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.