Hundreds March for Racial Justice Friday Night in Oakland and San JoseHundreds of peaceful protesters marched through the downtown streets of Oakland and San Jose Friday evening.
NHL Postpones Playoffs Over Jacob Blake Shooting After Sharks Forward Kane Leads CallThe NHL postponed two days of playoff games Thursday after withering criticism from Black players who said the league was slow to acknowledge the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.
Oakland Business Owners Support Cause, Despite Damage From Jacob Blake ProtestAfter a night of marching against racial injustice in Oakland, on Thursday morning business owners were cleaning up damage left behind by protesters who turned destructive.
Jacob Blake Protest: Broken Windows, Vandalized Vehicles, Courthouse Set Ablaze Following Night Of Oakland UnrestHundreds of protesters angered over the Wisconsin police shooting of Jacob Blake marched peacefully in the streets of Oakland late Wednesday night before splinter groups unleashed a wave of vandalism that left store windows slammed, vehicles burned and smoke rolling out of the Alameda County courthouse.
Agitators Smash Windows, Set Fires At Oakland Protest In Solidarity With Jacob Blake NBA BoycottHundreds came out to a planned protest in Oakland Wednesday night, to show solidarity with the pro-sports boycott for Jacob Blake, a black man who was shot, point blank, 7 times in the back by a police officer in Wisconsin.
Pro Athletes' Stand Against Racial Violence Part Of A Long Tradition Of Protest That Includes KaepernickProfessional athletes took a stand Wednesday against the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man in Wisconsin, by boycotting scheduled games. This is not the first time athletes have used the national stage to bring awareness to racial injustice.
Reopenings: Frustrated SF Small Business Owners Make Case For Reopening On Steps Of City HallOn the steps of San Francisco City Hall, small business owners, particularly those who run gyms and hair salons came out to protest the current COVID-19 restrictions, saying they need to open up now to have a chance at survival.
Virtual Lawrence Livermore Lab Protest Held On 75th Anniversary Of Hiroshima BombingBay Area nuclear war protesters held their annual rally at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory virtually on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima to call for an end to nuclear weapons.
Oakland Courthouse Vandalism Damage Totals $200K; Mayor Schaaf Scolds Agitators At ProtestOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf chastised people who attended a protest over the weekend for vandalizing a police station and attempting to set the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse on fire.
Demonstrators Clash Over Protest Methods; Oakland Mayor Warns Trump Is Stoking ViolenceOakland mayor Libby Schaaf reacted to a night of violence in downtown Oakland with a warning to protesters Sunday that images of rioting and vandalism will "play into [Trump's] twisted campaign strategy."
Update: Hundreds March In Oakland; Windows Smashed At OPD, Fire Ignited Inside CourthouseHundreds marched in downtown Oakland Saturday night, demanding social justice and showing solidiarty for protesters in the streets of Portland who have been in a standoff with federal agents for more than a week.
Civil Rights Leaders: Black Lives Matter Movement Needs Tighter FocusSome veteran civil rights leaders in the Bay Area fear the Black Lives Matter movement lacks focus and, at times, has undermined its own message.
Vandalism Of Black Lives Matter Sign Thrusts Quiet City Of Martinez Into Spotlight No One WantsThe quiet city of Martinez was suddenly thrust onto the national stage last week, when a video of two Trump supporters painting over a Black Lives Matter sign in front of the courthouse went viral, but it's a spotlight no one here wants.
Bay Area Track Legend, Famed Civil Rights Activist John Carlos Calls For End Of Olympic Protest BanFamed civil rights activist and track legend John Carlos wants to abolish the rule that bans protests at the Olympics.
Parents Demand Answers After San Ramon Unified Asks For $600 Donation Per Student, Gives Itself RaiseSchool is out for summer but parents are already wondering what will happen to students in the Fall during the pandemic. One district facing a budget shortfall is already asking parents for money, and parents have concerns over how it will be spent.