The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
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.
A group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.
Organizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.
BART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.
Members of a California high school basketball team can wear T-shirts reading “I Can’t Breathe” during warm-ups at a tournament despite previously being told to stay home if they did.
Mendocino High School Basketball Players Disinvited From Fort Bragg Tournament For Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ T-Shirts
A North Coast high school basketball tournament has become a flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after Mendocino High players were disinvited from an event in Fort Bragg because of concerns they would wear “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during warmups.
Protest Over San Jose Police Officer’s Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His Firing
The demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.
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.
‘Duty To Kill You;’ San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets On #ICantBreathe Protesters
A veteran San Jose police officer has been placed on leave after tweets from an account apparently belonging to him were critical and some say threatening to activists involved in the I Can’t Breathe and Black Lives Matter protests.