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Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Woman Pleads No Contest In Hayward Attack On Blues Singer Over Trayvon Martin Tribute

A woman pleaded no contest Friday to physical elder abuse for attacking blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at a festival in Hayward last July.

02/28/2014

Julianne Hough (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Blackface Costumes Revive Controversy At Halloween

Kelsey Crowe, who teaches in San Francisco, has been following the fracas & she sees more tribute to than hatred in Hough’s costume…

10/29/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin Tribute

The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.

08/19/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Charges In Attack Of Bay Area Singer During Trayvon Martin Tribute

A woman has been charged with felony counts of assault and elder abuse in an attack on 73-year-old R&B singer Lester Chambers at an East Bay blues festival where he had just dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin.

08/14/2013

Michael B. Jordan & Ariana Neal in "Fruitvale Station" (credit: The Weinstein Company)

‘Fruitvale Station’ Movie Delivers Nuanced Portrait Of Oscar Grant

Oscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film “Fruitvale Station.”

07/28/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Chief Admits ‘Intelligence Failure’ In Handling Of Zimmerman Protest

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said the department made mistakes in the handling of the initial protest the night of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.

07/24/2013

Protesters in San Francisco after the 'not guilty' verdict was announced in the case of George Zimmerman. (http://twitter.com/LisaMcIntire)

Bay Area Joins Nationwide Rallies For Civil Rights Charges Against Zimmerman

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — Protesters gathered in San Francisco and Los Angeles to call on federal prosecutors to bring civil rights charges against neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman in the shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon […]

07/20/2013

Protesters in Oakland voice outrage nearly a week after the George Zimmerman verdict was released. (CBS)

Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally

Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.

07/19/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

‘Black Twitter’ Credited With Torpedoing Zimmerman Juror Book Deal

Just hours after it was announced that unidentified juror B37 from the George Zimmerman trial had a book deal. the agent dropped her, following a huge backlash on a sub-culture of Twitter known as ‘Black Twitter.’

07/18/2013

Oakland police were seeking the public's help in identifying individuals responsible for vandalism during George Zimmerman verdict protests. (Photo Courtesy of Associated Press)

Photos, Video Of Suspects In Oakland Zimmerman Vandalism Released

The Oakland Police Department released photos and video surveillance footage of individuals responsible for acts of vandalism in Oakland during protests against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting case in Florida.

07/18/2013

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