History Of Redlining, Predatory Lending, Systemic Racism Impacts Black Home Ownership In Bay AreaVanessa Bulnes says if you don’t think racism in housing still exists, just drive through her neighborhood.
Pride 2020 Sees Increasing Parallels, Connection Between LGBTQ And Black Lives MatterPride 2020 is taking place as many are marching in the street demanding justice for Black lives. For some who are both Black and LGBTQ, these two movements intersect and take on an extraordinary significance.
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.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Family Wearing 'Black Lives Matter' Shirts In BurlingameA man was arrested and charged with making criminal threats and hate crimes after threatening to shoot a family wearing "Black Lives Matter" T-shirts at a Burlingame restaurant.
Defunding Police: SF Head Of Police Accountability Paul Henderson Says 'Race Neutral' Policing Is GoalAs calls to defund the police grow louder, elected officials are starting to weigh in. Paul Henderson, San Francisco's Executive Director for Police Accountability, confirmed that some city leaders are standing behind the idea of defunding the police.
Loud, Musical 'Caravan for Racial Justice' Rumbles Through San PabloOn the 12th straight day of protests in the Bay Area over the death of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter, the East Bay community of San Pablo saw marching, dancing, and singing Tuesday in San Pablo.
Bay Area Lawmakers Demand End To Government Surveillance Of Peaceful ProtestersA group of Democratic Bay Area lawmakers were among 35 members of Congress demanding Tuesday that federal agencies stop all illegal surveillance of peaceful protesters across the United States.
"You Can't Fight If You're Sick"; Bay Area Doctor's Advice For Protesting In A PandemicIn the past week and a half, we have watched tens of thousands of people march through the Bay Area, protesting the end of police brutality and racism. The problem with all of this? It’s happening in the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic.
VIDEO: Alameda Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Black Man's Arrest For Dancing In StreetA video showing Alameda police officers arresting an African American man who had been exercising in the street has gone viral and has prompted a response from city officials.
San Jose Mayor Proposes Changes In Police Use-Of-Force Policy For Large ProtestsThousands of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside San Jose City Hall Friday and later marched peacefully to police headquarters to demand accountability from officers in their handling of demonstrators, a plea echoed by Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Fremont Protesters Hold Black Lives Matter Rally, March To Police HeadquartersA group of protesters was making its way through Fremont streets Thursday afternoon.
Warriors Co-Owners Joe Lacob, Peter Guber: Race Relations In U.S. 'At A Tipping Point'The co-owners of the Golden State Warriors issued a statement Thursday signaling the team's support for the current social justice protests sweeping the nation and pledging to help create "real and sustainable change."
Not Just Large Metro Areas, Black Lives Matter Protests Held In Piedmont, Other Small CommunitiesIn perhaps a sign that the tide is turning, Piedmont joined the ranks of small, white suburban communities across the U.S. now standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday night.
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.
Jeff Adachi Receives Posthumous Award For Work As Public DefenderSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who died suddenly earlier this year, has been posthumously awarded a prestigious national racial justice award, the Public Defender's Office announced Monday.