Appeals Court Overturns Murder Convictions in East Bay Double Homicide, Cites RacismA California appeals court on Friday overturned the convictions of three Black men over a 2012 double slaying in Contra Costa County, saying prosecutors dismissed a Black woman from the jury pool for racial reasons.
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.
Marin County Launches Project to Identify, Rectify Historically Racist PoliciesMarin County officials announced this week they are going over its policies to identify and fix any that prevented people of color from purchasing homes and led to segregated neighborhoods.
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.
SamTrans Unveils Unity Artwork Adorning Buses, Shelters To Stand Against RacismSamTrans this week launched a series of anti-racism artwork that is being displayed on the transit agency's buses and shelters around San Mateo County.
Update: USF Student Who Hung Noose Off Dorm Room Balcony ExpelledOfficials at the University of San Francisco on Friday confirmed that the student who was found to have hung a noose from the balcony of his dorm room has been expelled from the school.
USF Officials Investigate Noose Found Hanging Off Student Dorm Room BalconyThe University of San Francisco on Wednesday is investigating a disturbing incident at a student dorm where a noose was found hanging off a balcony.
Martinez City Council Possibly Forming Anti-Racism Task ForceThe Martinez City Council plans to discuss forming an anti-racism and anti-discrimination, pro-inclusion and equity task force on Wednesday night, and will likely appoint two of its own members to help direct the process from an ad hoc subcommittee.
Update: Ousted San Francisco School Board VP Allison Collins Files LawsuitSF School Board member Alison Collins on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the SFUSD, the city and county of San Francisco and individual board commissioners after being voted out as Vice President over racist tweets she posted in 2016.
San Francisco Board of Education Votes to Remove Allison Collins As VP Over Racist TweetsMembers of the San Francisco Board of Education on Thursday approved a "no confidence" vote to remove Vice President Alison Collins from her leadership position over racist tweets she posted five years ago.
Asian American Attacks: A Guide For Parents Struggling To Explain Hate Crimes To Their ChildrenThe ongoing, nationwide attacks on the AAPI community are forcing Asian American parents into tense, complex discussions on race and racism within their immediate family.
Angered by Asian American Attacks, Hundreds Rally in San Jose to Demand ChangeMore than a thousand demonstrators gathered outside San Jose city hall Sunday to condemn anti-Asian racism and violence.
San Francisco Officials Demand School Board VP's Resignation Over 'Racist, Anti-Asian' TweetsMayor London Breed was among a group of elected officials Saturday who were demanding the resignation of School Board Vice President Alison Collins after several "racist, anti-Asian" Twitter posts came to light.
Asian-American Community Leaders Call Proposed State Senate Crime Bill 'Tone Deaf'Many Asian-American organizers are pushing back on a proposed state crime bill that they warn would actually lead to more robberies and attacks.
San Francisco Man Arrested On Hate Crime Charges In San Jose Caltrain Station AssaultA San Francisco man has been arrested on hate-crime charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted an Asian woman as she waited for a morning commuter train in San Jose.