California Launches First-In-Nation Task Force To Consider Reparations For African AmericansThe State of California launched its first-in-the-nation task force Tuesday, examining the possibility of reparations for the history of slavery and discrimination against African-Americans.
Gov. Newsom Appoints Members to Task Force Studying Reparations for Black AmericansGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the appointment of five people -- including two Bay Area members -- to serve on the newly formed task force to study and develop reparation proposals for Black Americans.
Derek Chauvin Trial: South Bay Activists Relieved By Guilty VerdictActivists and civil rights leaders across the Bay Area took to the street to express their feelings of relief in the wake of the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin Tuesday.
Stephen Curry, WNBA Players Receive Jackie Robinson Award From NAACPGolden State Warriors star Stephen Curry’s tireless work off the basketball court campaigning for social justice, supporting women's causes and even interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci about the coronavirus pandemic is drawing acclaim from civil rights leaders.
Palo Alto Considers Opening Up Access To Residents-Only Foothills Park Amid ACLU LawsuitOfficials in Palo Alto are expected to consider a proposal that would open access to Foothills Park to the general public, as the city faces a lawsuit over the park's residents-only requirement.
ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
CBS Announces Multi-Year Content Partnership With NAACPCBS & the NAACP announced a multi-year deal to create a variety of content across its television and streaming platforms.
Facebook Exec Admits 'Trust Deficit' As Advertiser Boycott AcceleratesA Facebook executive acknowledged Tuesday that the social media giant faces a "trust deficit" amid a widening advertiser revolt over misinformation and hate speech on the platform.
Patagonia Joins Growing Facebook Advertiser BoycottPatagonia, the outdoor apparel brand, said it will join a growing advertising boycott of Facebook and Instagram being led by a coalition of civil rights groups.
The North Face Biggest Brand Yet To Join Facebook Ad BoycottOutdoor apparel brand The North Face has become the best-known company yet to commit to an advertising boycott of Facebook.
Activists Outline Police Policy Changes In Wake Of Protests Following George Floyd KillingAfter two weeks of protests and unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, activists have begun to outline some of the specific policy changes they want to see enacted.
South Bay NAACP President Teaches Civil Rights-Era Non-Violence To New Generation Of ProtestersProtests raging across the county over the death of George Floyd have sparked a debate over violent and non-violent activism that has been burning since the 60s and 70s civil rights era.
NAACP, Alameda County DA Partner On Program To Dismiss Some Convictions From The RecordAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley joined with the NAACP on Wednesday to announce a program aimed at helping people convicted of certain crimes go through a process for getting their convictions dismissed from the record.
NAACP Leader Says San Francisco Public Schools Failing Black StudentsSan Francisco's NAACP leader says there's a crisis in city schools.
California NAACP: Replace 'Racist' National AnthemThe California chapter of the NAACP is pushing to get rid of the national anthem, calling the song racist and anti-black.