San Francisco’s police chief says 79 people in all were charged in connection with a protest at Union Square during Black Friday that turned violent. At least five SFPD officers were injured during their response.
A touching photo of a white police officer hugging an African-American boy at a Portland protest this week has drawn heavy attention on social media.
BART trains are running through the Transbay Tube again Friday afternoon after a group of activists protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision were arrested for halting BART service at the West Oakland station.
On Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.
Authorities say more than 30 protesters have been arrested in Oakland as a third night of demonstrations related to the Ferguson protests deteriorated into unrest and vandalism.
Oakland councilman Noel Gallo said police officers, CHP officers and county sheriff’s deputies have called him to say they are concerned for their safety during the recent protests.
Students and activists protesting tuition hikes at the University of California at Berkeley vacated their occupation of a building on campus early Wednesday morning.
Meanwhile, the St. Louis County Police Department reports 45 people were arrested Tuesday night.
A grassroots protest is circulating on social media asking people not to shop on Black Friday to show solidarity with victims of police brutality.
Here are some of the highlights from the testimony, released by prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s office Monday night.