Facebook Announces Civil Rights Task Force To Fight Meddling In 2020 Election, CensusFacebook has launched a civil rights task force and an election monitoring center to guard against interference in the 2020 presidential campaign and census.
Federal Judge Strikes Down Cash Bail System In San FranciscoA federal judge in Oakland on Monday struck down the use of money bail for people who are arrested in San Francisco on suspicion of crimes but haven’t yet been arraigned.
Family: Travel Ban Keeping Mother From Dying Son In OaklandPresident Trump's travel ban, which applies to travelers from mostly Muslim majority nations, is preventing a mother in Egypt from seeing her dying son at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland.
Civil Rights Attorneys Challenge Loitering Laws In Public HousingCivil rights attorneys are challenging the so-called loitering laws aimed at public housing. As BR's Christin Ayers talked to residents of Oakland's Lockwood Gardens who said the situation is so bad, they are afraid to gather in their own yards.
SJSU Honors Legacy Of 1968 Olympics ProtestersStudents at San Jose State University on Wednesday had the chance to meet a pair of icons who secured a major spot in civil rights history by spurring their own movement 50 years ago.
Groups Protest Transgender Migrant's Death In US CustodyImmigrant and LGBT rights advocates on Wednesday protested the death of a Honduran transgender woman while in United States custody, saying the case underscores concerns that transgender migrants in detention facilities often do not receive adequate medical care.
Facebook Taps Advisers For Audits On Bias And Civil RightsFacebook has enlisted two outside advisers to examine how it treats underrepresented communities and whether it has a liberal bias.
San Francisco Sues Jeff Sessions 'To Restore Civil Rights Protections'San Francisco is suing Jeff Sessions, alleging he rescinded six civil rights protections for marginalized individuals without explanation.
Santa Clara County Supervisor Pushes To Ban Gun Shows On Public FairgroundsA Santa Clara County supervisor wants to ban gun shows from the public fairgrounds.
Berkeley Alum Removed From Southwest Jet For Speaking Arabic SuesA former University of California at Berkeley student who was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane after he spoke Arabic sued the airline Tuesday for allegedly violating his civil rights.
Moore Stands with Homophobic Supporters as Campaign StrugglesRoy Moore first caught the attention of many in the LGBT community after describing homosexual conduct as "an inherent evil" and some activists suggested this week that open acceptance of Moore's anti-gay rhetoric harkens to a dark and violent time in Alabama history.
Civil Rights Lawyer Hails Ruling Blocking Military Transgender BanA federal court ruling blocking President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people in the military was hailed by a San Francisco civil rights lawyer who worked on the case.
Conservative Group Files Civil Rights Complaint Over 'Free Speech Week'Cconservative students at UC Berkeley file civil rights complaint, claiming that university officials violated their First Amendment rights.
Activist, Comedian Dick Gregory Dies at 84Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died...
Civil Rights Lawyers At SFO To Help People Impacted By Trump Travel BanLawyers from four civil rights groups are at SFO to help people with questions or problems concerning implementation of Trump's travel ban.