Santa Clara County Declares Juneteenth A Paid Holiday For County EmployeesThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved making Juneteenth, which honors the end of slavery in the United States, a paid holiday for county employees.
San Francisco Archbishop Holds Exorcism At Golden Gate Park Site Where Serra Statue Was ToppledArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone gathered a group of worshipers over the weekend at the site where Black Lives Matter protesters toppled a statue of Father Junipero Serra to conduct a exorcism because "evil is present here."
San Francisco Archbishop Outraged Over Toppling Of Golden Gate Park Junipero Serra StatueSan Francisco Archbishop Salvadore Cordileone has voiced harsh criticism of protesters who toppled a statue of Catholic missionary Junipero Serra in Golden Gate Park during a weekend Juneteenth demonstration.
Photos: Juneteenth Protesters Topple Golden Gate Park Statues Of Serra, Key, GrantThe statues of Junipero Serra, Francis Scott Key, U.S. Grant laid on the ground in the pre-dawn darkness of Golden Gate Park Saturday, toppled, broken and defaced by a large crowd of Juneteenth protesters who gathered to demand an end to racial injustice.
Racial Profiling Incident At Forever 21 Leads To Remarkable Partnership For Non-Profit GroupA Bay Area couple who accused Forever 21 employees of racial profiling nearly a year ago on Friday said that the popular youth clothing retailer has done more than just apologize since the incident.
Thousands Gather For Peaceful Juneteenth Celebration In OaklandAfter weeks of sometimes tense protests, the community gathered for a peaceful, joyful celebration Friday in Oakland for Juneteenth.
Juneteenth Marked Across Bay Area With Rallies, Protests, Work StoppagesA series of rallies and events across the Bay Area and the nation Friday were held to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the emancipation of those enslaved in the U.S., with this year's celebration taking on new urgency amid the movement for racial justice.
Tesla Makes Juneteenth A Holiday For US Workers, If They Use Paid Time OffTesla has made Juneteenth a holiday for its US employees in an apparent reversal of its initial policy.
Juneteenth: Protesting Dockworkers Shut Down Port Of Oakland; March For Racial Justice Work at the West Coast's second largest commercial port ground to a halt Friday, as thousands of dockworkers walked off their jobs and joined truck drivers, local dignitaries, labor and community leaders in a march to Oakland's City Hall protesting police brutality and systemic racism.
Port Of Oakland Longshoremen To Observe Juneteenth With Work Stoppage, March To City HallThere's a big push to make Juneteenth, observed every June 19th to celebrate the end of slavery, a national holiday following recent incidents of civil unrest.
Pelosi Calls For Removing Portraits Of Former House Speakers Who Served In The ConfederacyHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to the House Clerk on Thursday asking for the removal of portraits of four former speakers of the House who served in the Confederacy.
Juneteenth: Going Home To Texas, Where Segregation, Jim Crow Was Law Of The LandOn this Juneteenth, KPIX Operations Manger Don Sharp travels to his home town in Texas and recalls growing up in the segregated South under Jim Crow.
Juneteenth: KPIX's Don Sharp Remembers Growing Up In Segregated SouthBlack Renaissance's friend and colleague KPIX's Don Sharp, takes reporter Devin Fehely home to the small town in Texas where he grew up during Jim Crow.
Free Bay Area Events For Families This Weekend (6/25-6/26)Free and fun family-friendly event choices abound throughout the Bay this weekend. From jazz and folk festivals, flea markets and health fairs to African-American and Mexican heritage celebrations, we have you covered.