Oakland Police: 'Violent, Destructive' Crowds Targeted Businesses, Officers During Racial Justice ProtestsPolice in Oakland have issued an open letter to the community lamenting the violence that broke out over a three-day period last week during protests against racial injustice, with businesses, civic facilities and police officers targeted and the majority of those arrested coming from outside the city.
Oakland Lawmaker Denounces Pence For Linking Officer's Killing To Protests, Omitting Alt-Right 'Boogaloo' ArrestOakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan denounced Vice President Mike Pence Thursday, a day after his remarks on the killing of federal officer Patrick Underwood that omitted any mention of the suspect being linked to the alt-right "Boogaloo" movement associated with white supremacy.
Oakland A's Postpone Game in Response to Jacob Blake ShootingThe Oakland A's announced Thursday afternoon that the team would not take the field that evening in response to the officer-involved shooting of Jacob Blake four days before.
Death Of Mario Woods Part Of Long History Of Racial Tension In San FranciscoThe death of Mario Woods five years ago brought police reforms to San Francisco that were five decades in the making.
California State University Approves Ethnic Studies Course RequirementEthnic and social justice studies will join English and science courses as graduation requirements at California State University.
Netflix Is Investing $100 Million In Black-Owned BanksNetflix on Tuesday said it would invest in Black-owned banks in an effort to help close the wealth gap between Black and White America.
Supporting the Fight For Social and Racial Injustice: List Of National, Local ResourcesThe Bay Area has played host to numerous protests following the death of George Floyd and other people of color killed at the hands of police. Not everyone is able to protest right now due to the coronavirus pandemic, and we know some are looking to do more, or just learn more. Here is a running list of resources, local and national, that are helping fight racial and social injustice.
NFL Arranges For Colin Kaepernick To Hold Private Workout For TeamsFormer San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will reportedly hold a private workout for a number of NFL teams, nearly three years after he last played in the league.