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.
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.
San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.
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.
Hundreds turned out for a discussion on racism in Berkeley on Friday night, two months after comedian W. Kamau Bell was racially profiled at a café.
North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy “The Interview.”
In the latest chapter of the ongoing Bay Area reaction to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson has fired back at the public defenders, who accused him last week of racially biased prosecutions.
A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Saturday.
Demands for a new franchise name will follow the Washington Redskins across the country as they prepare to play at Levi’s Stadium for the first time Sunday.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation prohibiting California state government agencies from selling or display items displaying the Confederate flag.