Oscars: Blacks Tuned In Despite Call For Boycott, Others Tuned OutDon't blame the effort to promote an Oscars boycott among blacks because of diversity concerns for the drop in Academy Awards viewership this year.
Will Smith Praises Academy for #OscarsSoWhite ResponseThe 47-year-old actor's highly publicized decision to not attend the Academy Awards after only white actors were nominated for a second year in a row has been a hot topic...
Academy Award-Nominee Mark Ruffalo May Skip Oscars CeremonyOne of the acting nominees joining the boycott would add a new chapter in the backlash that has roiled the Academy...
Will Smith Weighs In On His 'Oscars' Boycott"We've discussed it, but at this current time, we're uncomfortable to stand there and say this is OK." - Will Smith
Calls For Boycott Of Oscars Grow Over Diversity Of NomineesAmid calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards over its all-white acting nominees Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Facebook she also would sit out this year's ceremony...
NAACP Ends 15-Year Boycott Of South Carolina Now That Confederate Flag No Longer Flies At StatehouseThe NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse.
Berkeley Mayor Joins Oakland, SF In Push To Boycott Indiana Over Religious Freedom ActBerkeley Mayor Tom Bates joined the mayors of Oakland and San Francisco in asking city officials and Bay Area residents to join the boycott against the state of Indiana in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Gap And Levi Strauss Team Up To Oppose Religious Freedom LawsTwo more Bay Area-based companies have banded together in opposition to the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana that critics say could be used to discriminate against gay people.
Protests In Solidarity With Michael Brown Planned In Bay Area Shopping Areas On Black FridayOn Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.
Warriors Coach Says Fans Should Boycott Game 5 Over Sterling's CommentsGolden State coach Mark Jackson has a suggestion for fans of both the Warriors and the Clippers: Don’t show up for Game 5 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
KCBS Sports Fans: Clippers Owner's Bad Behavior Not Exactly New News 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.
African-American Business Leaders Threaten Boycott Of SF TourismThe San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce is threatening a tourism boycott, alleging discriminatory practices by the hospitality industry.