COVID Study: Food, Agriculture, Construction Workers Top List Of Most At Risk Of COVID DeathA University of California, San Francisco study of the jobs at most risk for death from COVID-19 shows line cooks, machine operators, agricultural workers and construction laborers at the top of the list.
Oakland Among Several U.S. Cities To Create COVID-19 Resiliency Funds To Help Black BusinessesThe Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce raised $1 million to help struggling businesses weather the pandemic and expects to award some 150 grants, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
History Of Redlining, Predatory Lending, Systemic Racism Impacts Black Home Ownership In Bay AreaVanessa Bulnes says if you don’t think racism in housing still exists, just drive through her neighborhood.
VIDEO: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Talks To BR About Surviving The COVID-19 PandemicCongresswoman Barbara Lee talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the coronavirus, its impact on African Americans and communities of color, and the work she's doing on the part of her constituents to ensure their economic recovery.
NBA Guard Jeremy Lin Oscar Reaction: 'Tired Of It Being Cool To Bash Asians'NBA guard Jeremy Lin wasn't feeling it one bit when Chris Rock called three Asian kids dressed in suits onstage at the Oscars and introduced them as PricewaterhuoseCoopers accountants.
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.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department's Potential Racial BiasSan Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.
Blacks, Latinos Detained In Disproportionate Numbers By San Jose PoliceThe City of San Jose's Independent Police auditor believes new data on police detentions and arrests shows that racial bias exists in the department.
Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With DiversityApple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley's economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.
Twitter Reveals Lack Of Diversity Among Workforce, Says It Has Plenty Of Work To Do Saying it has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to diversity, Twitter released information about the diversity of its workforce on Wednesday. The numbers reveal most employees of the social networking giant are male, and predominantly white or Asian.
Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter ItselfCalls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.
'Black Twitter' Credited With Torpedoing Zimmerman Juror Book DealJust 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.'
Jobs, Income, IPOs Up In Silicon Valley; Not For Blacks, HispanicsA new report says Silicon Valley bounced out of the recession last year, adding jobs, income and initial public offerings.