Racist Tweets Are Latest Controversy For Miss Universe OrganizationSocial media quickly unearthed an account of freshly crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay that featured the N-word in tweets and the organization was forced into damage control mode...
66 Cases Pulled For Review Over SFPD Sergeant's Alleged Inappropriate Racial RemarksThe San Francisco Public Defender’s Office Thursday said that 66 cases have been pulled for review in connection with a Bayview police sergeant who faces discipline for alleged inappropriate racial and sexual remarks.
New Racist, Homophobic Texts Emerge In Ongoing SFPD ScandalAs the San Francisco police continue to deal with scandals involving racist and homophobic texts, inflammatory new messages emerged from a former officer on Tuesday.
Racist Graffiti: Pro-Trump, Anti-Black Messages Written On Palo Alto High School WallsA racist graffiti message targeting a national movement turned up at a Palo Alto high school, and police say they are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
New Claims Of Racist Texts Among SFPD Officers Mocking Previous ScandalThe San Francisco Police Department is in the spotlight again for texts between officers that appear to mock the public outcry from a previous scandal where officers were accused of sending racist texts.
City Challenges Decision Allowing SFPD Texting Scandal Officers To Keep JobsSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Tuesday he will appeal a court ruling that found the city’s Police Department could not fire officers who traded racist, homophobic texts because the department waited too long to act.
Racist, Anti-Chinese Messages Tagged On San Francisco BuildingsThe San Francisco police department said they are investigating a spate of racist, anti-Chinese graffiti appearing in the Portola neighborhood as a hate crime.
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.
Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police OfficersThree retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 San Francisco police officers who sent homophobic, racist and sexist text messages, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.
Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize FiringsThe decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.
Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police BrutalityMassive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.
Clorox Apologizes After 'Where's The Bleach?' Tweet About New Emoji Icons Is Deemed Racially InsensitiveClorox is trying to clean up a mess on social media after a tweet the company made. The Oakland-based company joked about the new multi-cultural emoji icons, but many didn’t find it funny.