Workers File Racial Discrimination Claim Against Firm Building SF Office TowerThree black men filed a claim with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing Thursday alleging that they were subjected to a racially hostile working environment and had their lives threatened while they were working at a new office tower in San Francisco.
Museum Remembers The Brutal Struggle For Racial Equality In AmericaAs former KPIX anchor Dana King stared at the statue of her great grandmother outside the new National Museum For Peace & Justice tears came to her eyes.
Lawsuit Over White Nationalist's Twitter Ban Clears HurdleA San Francisco judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit that accuses Twitter of violating the free speech rights of a leading white nationalist figure by banning his social media account.
Lawsuit: Harvard Ranks Asian-Americans Lower On Personality TraitsA group that claims Harvard puts quotas on Asian-American applicants contends the university scores them higher than students of other races on academics and extracurricular activities but ranks them lowest in a "personal" category.
Appellate Court: Nine SFPD Officers Can Be Disciplined In Racist Texting ScandalAfter being on paid leave since December 2015, nine San Francisco police officers may now lose their jobs in a racist texting scandal that rocked the department.
Barr Blames Ambien For Tweet; Drug Maker RepliesRoseanne Barr is partly blaming Ambien for the tweet that led to her show's cancellation, but the maker of the insomnia drug quickly retorted that "racism is not a known side effect."
Southwest Airlines Confronts Cal Women's Coach Over Infant SonCalifornia Women's head basketball Lindsay Gottlieb was confronted at the Denver airport by a Southwest Airlines employee who questioned her relationship to her infant bi-racial son before she could board a flight.
Starbucks Closing Over 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias TrainingAfter the incident last month, the coffee chain's leaders apologized and met with the men but also scheduled an afternoon of training for 175,000 employees.
Thousands Protest In Oakland By 'BBQing While Black'They came by the thousands to Lake Merritt, spending a Sunday afternoon, enjoying the sunshine, a good meal prepared on the barbecue and making a statement of protest.
"It's America": Video Of Man's Racist Tirade At NYC Restaurant Goes ViralA customer at a New York City restaurant was caught on video in a racist tirade threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on some employees and patrons after they spoke Spanish.
Muslim Group Seeks Action From SJPD Chief Over Alleged Bias A Muslim civil rights organization has sent San Jose police Chief Eddie Garcia a letter with demands after a Lebanese-American police officer alleged blatant racism within the department last week.
Muslim SJPD Officer Sues Department Over HarassmentOfficer Nabil Haidar filed the suit alleging harassment and discrimination based on race, national origin and religion, saying he experienced those after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.