Rev. Amos Brown

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington, DC during the "March on Washington." (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Bay Area Ministers Recall Historic March On Washington

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, two high-profile San Francisco ministers recounted their experiences from the civil rights march and rally in Washington, D.C.


parking meter

San Francisco Churches Resist Sunday Parking Meter Plan

A proposal to extend parking meter hours citywide on Sunday has ignited passionate opposition from churches all over San Francisco.


Peter Burnett served as Governor of California from 1849, before statehood, through 1851. (California State Library)

SF School Swaps Out Name Of Racist California Governor

For decades, a San Francisco preschool in an underserved, predominantly black neighborhood bore the name of Peter Burnett, California’s first elected civilian governor. The problem is, Burnett was a staunch racist.

CBS San Francisco–05/19/2011

SFPD's Peaceful Precautions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- San Francisco police are opening centers for the community to engage in peace even before there’s a verdict in the Johannes Mehserle trial.