San 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.
Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests
“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.
Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco
A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.
Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.
Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.
A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California’s policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.
Fans of the popular NCIS series may be surprised when a regular character shows up with a new hair-do, but it’s not just a fashion choice.
The response to the public release of audiotapes in which a man said to be Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, making racist remarks aimed at African Americans exploded around the world of sports and beyond over the weekend.
It is laughable to watch pundits far and wide demand action right now against the buffoon who’s owned the Los Angeles Clippers since 1981. He’s been an embarrassment pretty much since Day One. It doesn’t take much digging to find the long record of allegations against Sterling–or the things he’s said and done on the record.
Oakland Police said in a preliminary report released on Monday that while blacks comprise 28 percent of Oakland’s population, they accounted for 62 percent of nearly 15,000 police stops during an eight-month period last year.