John Carlos, Tommy Smith Legacy Reverberates 53 Years After Olympic Protest For Racial JusticeIt has been 53 years since Olympic medalists Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists in the air on the podium for racial justice and human rights.
San Leandro's Woodrow Wilson Elementary Moves Forward With Name ChangeAs America re-examines a history of racial injustice, one school in San Leandro recently decided it will be changing its name to something that is a better fit for its diverse student body.
City of Antioch Formally Apologizes for Past Persecution of Chinese ImmigrantsThe City of Antioch faced its own history Thursday, acknowledging a dark chapter shared with the much of the country, but with specific horrors on the very site where the apology was issued.
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.
Antioch Issues Official Apology for Racist Treatment of Early Chinese ImmigrantsThe city of Antioch on Tuesday issued an official apology to early Chinese immigrants for treating them unjustly, calling it a "first step" toward racial reconciliation.
Marin School Board Votes To Rename Drake High After Beloved, Former Teacher Archie WilliamsSchool officials in Marin County voted unanimously to approve renaming Drake High School after former teacher, Olympic gold medalist and Tuskegee Airman Archie Williams, on Tuesday night.
Hundreds at Bay Area Rallies March to Support Asian AmericansThis weekend brought another series of Asian American support events to the Bay Area, notably in San Mateo, where there were a lot of questions about the future of the movement.
Public Defender: Attack on Elderly Asian Woman in San Francisco Not Racially MotivatedNewly-released surveillance video shows that a beating suspect was himself a victim of assault moments before he allegedly attacked an elderly Asian woman in San Francisco
Albany Residents Rally to Condemn Anti-Asian ViolenceWhile we continue to hear of cases of hate crimes directed at the Asian community, residents in one East Bay city banded together to stand up against racism and violence.
Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Decriminalize Jaywalking, Says Citations Disproportionately Issued To People Of ColorA Bay Area lawmaker is seeking to decriminalize jaywalking in California, saying such citations are disproportionately issued to people of color and have led to life-threatening encounters with law enforcement.
Hundreds Rally in San Mateo to Denounce Violence Against Asian AmericansHundreds rallied in the Bay Area Saturday afternoon to call attention to the surge in attacks on Asian people across the country.
Santa Cruz Warriors Guard Jeremy Lin Shares He Was Called 'Coronavirus' On Basketball CourtWarriors G League guard Jeremy Lin shared on social media that he experienced a racist taunt on the basketball court.
Google To Pay $2.6 Million To Settle Allegations Of Discrimination Against Asians, WomenGoogle will pay $2.6 million to more than 5,500 employees and past job applicants to resolve allegations that the internet giant discriminated against female engineers and Asians in California and Washington state.
Oakland Car Caravan Drives Home Legacy Of Martin Luther King Jr. As A Radical DisrupterOn Monday the nation honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a non-violent crusader for civil rights and racial justice but some say his legacy has been whitewashed.
Union City Officials Denounce 'White Lives Matter' Banner Found at Busy Intersection SaturdayCity officials denounced a "White Lives Matter" banner found Saturday morning at the corner of Smith and Dyer streets and a police report was filed after it was promptly taken down.