Racism

Women stand outside the Napa Valley Wine Train after their group was removed from the train, August 22, 2015. (Lisa Renee Johnson/Facebook)

Racism Alleged In ‘Humiliating’ Ejection Of Book Club Members From Napa Wine Train

A 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.

08/24/2015

An anti-Asian slur tagged on Twitch founder Justin Kan's San Francisco home. (Source: Justin Kan)

Twitch Founder’s San Francisco Home Targeted With Racist Slur; Suspect Caught On Camera

Twitch 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.

08/16/2015

The Confederate flag is seen flying on the Capitol grounds a day after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 23, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Apple Removes ‘Mean-Spirited’ Civil War Apps Displaying Confederate Flag

Apple 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.

06/25/2015

Hillary Clinton in S.F.

In San Francisco Speech To Mayors, Hillary Clinton Calls for ‘Common-Sense’ Gun Control, Decries Racism

Hillary 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.

06/20/2015

The 2015 Berkeley High School yearbook has been recalled after pranksters placed an offensive message. (CBS)

Berkeley High School Recalls Yearbooks Over Offensive Prank

Berkeley 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.

06/04/2015

Lawrence Okoye and Philippa Okoye (source: Twitter/Okoye)

Wife Of 49ers Player Claims ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’-Style Sexist, Racist Environment At Former Workplace

The 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.

05/19/2015

Barrows Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. (CBS)

Berkeley Black Student Union Want Changes To Address Discrimination, Rename Building For Black Panther On FBI Terror List

The 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.

03/20/2015

Oakland Town Hall on Race

Oakland Councilwoman Proposes New City Department To Address Racism

Oakland 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.

03/19/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be Reviewed

San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.

03/17/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic Texts

The mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.

03/17/2015

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