San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department's Potential Racial BiasSan Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
Video Shows SFPD Informant Targeting Black Woman Over Asian Woman In Drug Sting OperationNew video shows an undercover San Francisco police informant ignoring an Asian woman who may have been offering drugs, and instead going after a black woman.
Starbucks Ends Maligned 'Race Together' Initiative Following Social Media BacklashStarbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the company's diversity and racial inequality campaign that had sparked widespread criticism in the week since it took effect.
San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of 'Unconscious Bias' In Arrests, Judgments For MinoritiesSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.
Hillary Clinton Addresses Ferguson Shooting, Racial Strife During Technology Conference In San Francisco Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
San Jose State Motivational Speaker Files Complaint After Claiming Police Beat HimA man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.
Inmate Lawsuit Challenges Racial Lockdown Policy At California PrisonsA federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California's policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.
Larry Magid: Apple Wants To Add Ethnic Emojis After criticism and calls for ethnic diversity, Apple wants to add some new emoji faces.
'Big Brother' Contestants Make More Offensive RemarksA run of ethnically insensitive remarks has continued during filming for the 15th installment of the CBS reality series, raising questions...