Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System
Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.
Leon Jenkins resigned on Thursday, following the controversy surrounding the Los Angeles NAACP’s decision to award LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling with a lifetime achievement award.
The continuing fallout from the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling is now affecting the team’s sponsorships. Meanwhile, the NAACP L.A. chapter is revoking an award Sterling was set to get and is returning his donations.
While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.
San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.
Civil rights activists are calling on prosecutors to file felony hate-crime charges against four white students accused of racially abusing a black student at San Jose State University.
A San Francisco police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested by several colleagues who didn’t recognize him.
The Hip Hop mogul is apologizing for a parody video of Harriet Tubman in a sex tape that appeared on San Bruno-based YouTube…
An attorney for an off-duty San Francisco police officer who was pulled over and allegedly harassed by other officers in the city’s Bayview District last week said that the incident is “quite disturbing” and an example of racial profiling.
President George Holland is calling on the community to stand up and fight back following the fatal shooting earlier this month following the First Friday event.