Students Protest Racism At San Francisco High School By Staging WalkoutThe Black Student Union at Lowell High School in San Francisco was holding a walkout Tuesday morning to protest what it says are past instances of racism at the school.
San Francisco Police Take Pledge To Root Out IntoleranceSan Francisco police officers are being asked take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying racist or intolerant behavior.
Group Of Black Teens Asked To Leave Apple Retail Store Over Shoplifting Concerns In MelbourneApple apologized on Thursday after a group of black teenagers was asked to leave one of its retail stores in Melbourne, where a staffer had expressed concern they would shoplift.
Racism Alleged In 'Humiliating' Ejection Of Book Club Members From Napa Wine TrainA woman who set off a social media firestorm when she chronicled her book club’s ejection from the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday afternoon said Monday that she has yet to receive an apology from the company.
Twitch Founder's San Francisco Home Targeted With Racist Slur; Suspect Caught On CameraTwitch founder Justin Kan was the apparent victim of a hate crime when a man was caught on surveillance camera footage tagging a racist slur on the garage door of his San Francisco home.
Apple Removes 'Mean-Spirited' Civil War Apps Displaying Confederate FlagApple pulled Civil War games from the App Store Thursday, joining other U.S. companies that have already banned the sale of any Confederate flag merchandise in reaction to last week's shooting massacre at a black church in Charleston.
In San Francisco Speech To Mayors, Hillary Clinton Calls for 'Common-Sense' Gun Control, Decries RacismHillary Rodham Clinton called for "common-sense" gun reforms and a national reckoning with the persistent problem of "institutional racism" in a speech to the nation's mayors in San Francisco on Saturday.
Berkeley High School Recalls Yearbooks Over Offensive PrankBerkeley High School has asked all students to bring back their yearbooks after offensive language was placed into the yearbook. The students affected believe the comment was motivated by race.
Wife Of 49ers Player Claims 'Wolf Of Wall Street'-Style Sexist, Racist Environment At Former WorkplaceThe wife of a San Francisco 49ers player has filed a federal suit claiming racial and sexual harassment at her former New York workplace, a financial firm she likened to a "Wolf of Wall Street”-style office.
Berkeley Black Student Union Want Changes To Address Discrimination, Rename Building For Black Panther On FBI Terror ListThe issue of race has the University of California, Berkeley campus buzzing, after a student group wants a building named after a member of the Black Panthers.
Oakland Councilwoman Proposes New City Department To Address RacismOakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks expects to propose a new city department that would address systemic racism within the city government and in the city to the full City Council by the end of the month.
Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be ReviewedSan Francisco's Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.