Civil Rights Activist, NAACP Board Chairman, Politician Julian Bond Dies At 75Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night.
San Francisco Attorney Advocates Policies For Imprisoned ParentsPresident Obama recently pointed out that mass incarceration is now impacting millions of children, across the U.S. Now, a San Francisco Bay Area criminal defense attorney is working to do something about it, shining a light on a rewarding career path for those interested in criminal law.
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.
Comedian Dave Chappelle Says Blacks Should Keep Former NAACP Leader Rachel DolezalIn a commencement address, Dave Chappelle said blacks should go ahead and draft Rachel Dolezal. "I'm sure her rebuttal will be illuminating," he said.
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.
Norovirus To Blame For Sickening Over 50 Guests At Redwood City Hotel Last MonthSan Mateo County health officials have determined a norovirus outbreak caused more than 50 people at a Redwood City hotel to fall ill last month.
Dozens Attending NAACP Gala At Redwood City Hotel Sickened After Meal Of Salmon, SaladMore than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning.
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.
Los Angeles Chapter President of NAACP Resigns Over Decision To Honor Donald Sterling 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.
Virgin America— Other Firms, Drops L.A. Clippers Sponsorship 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.
Prosecutor Stands By Misdemeanor Charges For SJSU Students Accused Of Hate CrimesWhile 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.
SJSU President Acknowledges Inadequate Response To Student Racial HarassmentSan Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.