Students, Youth Activists March To Alameda Courthouse To Demand Justice For Mario GonzalezStudents, parents and youth activists rallied and marched from Oakland to the footsteps of the Alameda Police Department on Monday, demanding justice for the death of Mario Gonzalez while in police custody.
May Day March and Rally in San Francisco Spotlights Essential Workers and Social Justice DemandsA May Day march honoring union workers filled Market Street in San Francisco Saturday morning and, while the focus was on labor, other social concerns were highlighted as well.
Derek Chauvin Trial: Bay Area Lawmakers React To Guilty Verdicts In George Floyd KillingA jury in Minneapolis Tuesday found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges in the killing of George Floyd, prompting responses from people all over the Bay Area.
UPDATE: Police Shootings Protest In Oakland Turns Violent; Windows Broken, Fires Ignited; Businesses VandalizedDemonstrators took to the streets of Oakland Friday night to voice their anger over recent deadly shootings by police but the rally quickly turned violent and destructive with protesters setting fires, smashing windows and blocking streets.
Solano County Sheriff Slammed Over Response To Claim Some Deputies Belong To Extremist GroupsSolano County Sheriff Thomas Ferrara has come under fire from critics claiming he hasn't been completely transparent when he said federal law enforcement cleared several of his deputies of being members of an extremist organization.
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.
Hackers Disrupt San Jose Church's Online Easter Service with Profanity, Racist Hate SpeechSan Jose Police are investigating a hate crime against a San Jose Baptist church after suspects hacked into their online Easter services and unleashed a flurry of profane racist and homophobic comments.
Stephen Curry, WNBA Players Receive Jackie Robinson Award From NAACPGolden State Warriors star Stephen Curry’s tireless work off the basketball court campaigning for social justice, supporting women's causes and even interviewing Dr. Anthony Fauci about the coronavirus pandemic is drawing acclaim from civil rights leaders.
Bay Area Community Leaders Say Many Attacks on Asian Americans Go UnreportedBay Area Asian community leaders said a string of recent attacks against seniors is just the tip of the iceberg.
6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Because of Racist ImagesThe business that preserves and protects Dr. Seuss' legacy has announced it will stop publishing six titles because of racist and insensitive imagery.
UPDATE: Antioch Police Deny Officers Kneeled on Neck of Navy Vet During ArrestPolice officials in Antioch on Tuesday denied that officers kneeled on the neck of a man who died after being taken into custody late last year.
Popular Wine Country Restaurant Closes Amid Furor Over Former Staffer's BLM MaskJust a week after reopening, a popular Sonoma restaurant closed abruptly this week after receiving death threats amid growing outcry over a Black Lives Matter facemask.
SF Human Rights Commission Accepting Applications For African-American Reparations Task ForceThe San Francisco Human Rights Commission will begin forming the city's African American Reparations Advisory Committee to come up with a plan to pay reparations to residents who are descendants of slaves.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Criticizes Timing Of SFUSD Plan To Rename SchoolsMayor London Breed on Wednesday offered some sharp criticism of the timing as the San Francisco Unified School District moved forward with a plan to change the names of 44 schools named after problematic historical figures by April.
President Biden Issues Executive Order Blocking Trump Ban On Transgender Military Service MembersPresident Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order permitting transgender individuals to serve in the military, the latest change in course on the issue over the last handful of years.