Freedom Train attracts new generation of riders for MLK Day
One thousand people boarded Caltrain's Freedom Train Monday for a ride from San Jose to San Francisco to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.
SF sheriff's cadet says Supervisor Shamann Walton used racial slurs, threatened him
A San Francisco sheriff's cadet tells his side of what happened during an incident at city hall where he said Supervisor Shamann Walton threatened him and used racial slurs.
College football star goes from on the field to 'In The Streets'
Fellonte Misher lived the dream of many athletes. He was a college football star and went on to play pro overseas. But his life's passion is now with a nonprofit he co-founded called In the Streets.
Yosemite honors Chinese immigrants who helped develop national park
Yosemite National Park has a new attraction that honors the contributions of Chinese workers who helped turn the remote area into an international tourist destination.
Cantonese reigns in Bay Area, but at Stanford, City College, language is imperiled
Amid an increase in anti-Asian, anti-Chinese violence in the San Francisco Bay Area, students and alumni of CCSF and Stanford are fighting hard for a permanent Cantonese program.
Alleged scooter-riding vandal charged with San Francisco hate crimes
An alleged vandal who rode a scooter and used a slingshot to deface 20-primarily Chinese-owned businesses will face hate crime charges, the San Francisco district attorney announced Monday.
Biden signs bill to counter rise in anti-Asian hate crimes
President Joe Biden on Thursday signed legislation to curtail a dramatic rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and expressed pride that lawmakers who seem to agree on little else came together against hate and racism.
Retired Black NFL players say brain-injury payouts discriminate
Thousands of retired Black professional football players are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players are eligible for claim payouts in the NFL’s $1 billion brain injury settlement.
Hollywood's portrayal of AAPI community is formative, research shows
What we see in Hollywood films of Asian Americans is formative, research shows. It is why the movie Crazy Rich Asians was considered so pivotal.
Push to retain ferry service to historic Angel Island a reminder of its dark history
Angel Island, located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay, represents a dark chapter in United States history. It's a place where immigrants from China were detained and mistreated.
Young people speaking up at Bay Area's Asian American and Pacific Islander rallies
Young people are making their presence felt at Bay Area rallies that denounce the racism and violence targeting Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame
Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization’s show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of color.
Series of Bay Area rallies held in support of AAPI community
A series of rallies in the Bay Area took place across the Bay Area Saturday afternoon, all to combat racial hate.
UCSF researcher discusses how certain COVID hashtags affect anti-Asian sentiments
A new UCSF study shows anti-Asian sentiment online can have a snowball effect.
NAACP, demonstrators sue City of San Jose for police use of excessive force during George Floyd protests
Two civil rights organizations and demonstrators, including a man who lost his right eye, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city of San Jose for using excessive force against George Floyd protesters.
Rally, vigil promoting healing and solidarity held in Oakland after Chinatown attacks
A rally was held in Oakland on Saturday to promote multicultural healing after a dramatic surge in horrendous attacks on Asian Americans.
Republican-controlled Senate in Mississippi votes to ban transgender athletes on female teams
There was little discussion before senators passed Senate Bill 2536 in a late-night session earlier this week to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.
English soccer at breaking point over abuse on social media
Death threats. Racist abuse. Sexist slurs. And social media accounts allowed to stay active even after spreading bile.
From Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter: The fight for equality continues
Former Black Panther Dr. Saturu Ned, BLM Bay Area's Cat Brooks, and young activists talk about the historical and continued efforts for equality within the Black community.
Black History Month focusing on ‘The Black Family’ as theme for 2021
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.