San Francisco Artist, Former Black Panther, Influenced Civil Rights Movement for GenerationsSix decades on, the art of Emory Douglas, once known as the "Minister of Culture" for the Black Panthers is back in focus following recent social justice protests.
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.
Demonstrators Gather In Lafayette To Show Solidarity With Portland ProtestersThe Mount Diablo Peace and Justice Center is hosting a demonstration Friday to show solidarity with police brutality protesters in Portland, Oregon.
Petition Urges Trader Joe's To Change 'Trader Ming's,' 'Trader José' Ethnic Food LabelsResponding to calls for Trader Joe's to stop labeling its international food products with ethnic-sounding names, the grocery store chain said it has been in a yearslong process of repackaging those products and will soon complete the work.
Los Altos Black Lives Matter Mural Proposal On Hold Until City's Arts Commission Weighs InThe Los Altos City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to remove a Black Lives Matter mural proposal off the agenda so that the application can go through the city’s Public Arts Commission.
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.