Meet The Co-Owners Of Oakland's Black-Owned Cannabis Dispensary 'Blunts & Moore''Blunts and Moore' co-owners Brittany Moore and Alphonso T. Blunt talk to BR's Christin Ayers about how they came to own Oakland's first pot dispensary created through the city's cannabis equity program.
'We Re-Member' Tackles Bias, Discrimination Through Education About Black History'We Re-Member' co-founders Cairo Person and Natasha Ventsko talk to Black Renaissance producer Jan Mabry about their work tackling bias and discrimination by providing education about the Middle Passage and the impact of enslavement.
California's Historic Drop In Arrests Still Imperils BlacksCalifornia is seeing a historic drop in arrests that still leaves blacks far more likely to wind up in handcuffs, particularly in Bay Area counties.
Former Facebook Employee: Company Has 'A Black People Problem'Facebook has a "black people problem," according to a former black manager at the Menlo Park-based social media giant.
Breed Issues Directive After San Francisco City Workers Allege DiscriminationDozens of city employees spoke out about unfair treatment, being passed-up for promotions, being retaliated against after filing complaints, and the disproportionate disciplining of African American workers.
Donor Network West Saves LivesDonor Network West's Ayanna Anderson and heart transplant recipient Anthony Robinson talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the importance of becoming a donor.
Tech, Social Media Companies Lagging In Hiring BlacksAfrican-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices — but when it comes time to hire, tech companies aren't looking to them.
FBI: Hate Crimes Rose For 2nd Year In A Row In 2016The FBI says hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people.
NAACP Warns African-Americans Against Travel On American AirlinesThe NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines they could be subject to discrimination or even unsafe conditions.
Pew: 1 In 4 African-American Adults Have Been Harassed OnlineA new study says African-American adults are facing more harassment online than other races and ethnicities in the United States.
CDC Estimates 1 In 2 Black Gay Men Will Be Diagnosed With HIVAbout half of gay and bisexual black men will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime, according to new government estimates.
African Americans Have Made Up More Than Half Of Homicides In San Francisco In 201512 of the 23 people killed in San Francisco in 2015 have been African American.
African Americans Account For 45 Percent Of Those Cited For Resisting Arrest In San FranciscoThis as African Americans make up only six percent of the city’s population.
CA, NV Lawmakers Push To Make Ethnic Studies Course Mandatory For Public High School StudentsProposals that would make a class in ethnic studies mandatory for all high school students are being considered by legislators in California and Nevada. The bills would make the courses a graduation requirement.
Former Judge Teaches Class In Oakland On 'How Not To Get Shot' By The PoliceAdministrative law judge Demetrius Shelton says behavior that used to get kids sent to the principal’s office, now gets them thrown in jail.