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.
Speaker Pelosi Says Capitol Siege Rioters Chose 'Whiteness Over Democracy'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi used an online video meeting with her San Francisco constituents to criticize the overwhelmingly white mob that attacked Congress on Wednesday.
Bay Area Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest.
SF Supes To Vote On Law To Stop Racially-Motivated 9-1-1 'Karen' Calls About People Of ColorFed up with white people calling 911 about people of color selling water bottles, barbecuing or otherwise going about with life, San Francisco supervisors are set to approve new hate crime legislation giving the targets of those calls the ability to sue the caller.
California Senate Votes to Require State Review of All Deadly Police ShootingsThe California Senate voted Sunday to require the state's top prosecutor to investigate all police shootings that kill an unarmed civilian, advancing one of the highest profile reforms introduced this year in response to the killing of George Floyd.
6 Arrested, Officer Injured As Oakland Police Clash With Jacob Blake Shooting ProtestersFor the third night since Wednesday, protesters marched through the streets of Oakland Saturday to demand justice in the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with some agitators clashing with police.
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.
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.