San Francisco School Board Votes To End Lowell High School's Merit-Based Admissions PolicySan Francisco's school board voted to change the admissions policy at the city's prestigious Lowell High School.
Kamala Harris' Historic Inauguration Begins New Chapter In U.S. PoliticsFor more than two centuries, the top ranks of American power have been dominated by men — almost all of them white. That ends on Wednesday. Kamala Harris will become the first female vice president — and the first Black woman and person of South Asian descent to hold the role.
Google Hires New Personnel Head Amid Rising Worker TensionsGoogle has hired a top executive from pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to oversee its personnel policies amid ongoing tensions with many employees who are upset with the company's policies.
Google CEO Says Company Will Review Abrupt Exit Of AI Scholar Timnit GebruGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai has apologized for how a prominent artificial intelligence researcher's abrupt departure last week has “seeded doubts” in the company heaquartered in Mountain View.
Google AI Researcher Timnit Gebru's Exit Sparks Ethics, Bias ConcernsFuror over Timnit Gebru’s abrupt departure is the latest incident raising questions about whether Google has strayed so far away from its original “Don’t Be Evil” motto that the company now routinely ousts employees who dare to challenge management.
Bay Area Artist's Mexican Roots At Core Of Her ArtInes Chapela's art is inspired by her travels and nature but it's her culture that is at the heart of every piece.
Dublin High Student's Diversity T-Shirt Draws Praise From Warriors Head Coach Steve KerrAcacia Triplett wanted to rally her fellow Dublin High students around diversity and unity. So she designed a t-shirt that not only has the local community abuzz, but has captured the attention of outspoken Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and his players.
Californians To Vote On Racial, Gender Preference ProgramsA California with vastly different political preferences and demographics is voting on whether to allow affirmative action in public hiring, contracting and college admissions — nearly a quarter century after voters outlawed programs that give preference based on race and gender.
Wells Fargo CEO Apologizes For Memo Comment On Black Talent Pool Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf has apologized after he blamed the lack of diversity at the San Francisco-based bank on "a very limited pool of Black talent to recruit from."
West Coast Conference Institutes 'Russell Rule' To Increase DiversityThe conference announced Monday the adoption of the “Russell Rule” named after former University of San Francisco and Boston Celtics star Bill Russell.
'There's Not Enough Black People' In Golf, Says Lee WestwoodFormer world No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood says golf has some work to do in addressing issues of diversity within the sport and that it's "dominated by White people."
Reddit Cofounder Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Board, Urges Seat Be Filled By Black CandidateAlexis Ohanian says he is trying to set an example for other leaders -- by stepping down.
Diverse Crowd Marches Peacefully At Fremont George Floyd ProtestFrom Newark to Fremont, protesters held largely peaceful marches across the Bay Area in the memory of George Floyd Tuesday.
College Grad's Biracial Identity Inspires Her To Teach Others About Diversity, AcceptanceStudents Rising Above's Nyia Roberts is planning on social work as a career so she can teach young people about acceptance and diversity. And she says she's ready for the next time someone questions who she is.
49ers Richard Sherman Critical Of NFL's Lack Of Minority Head CoachesVeteran defensive back Richard Sherman has played for a number of coaches during his lengthy NFL career, none of them have been better in his opinion than his current mentor -- San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh.