When it comes to addressing civil rights concerns, Facebook is falling short. That's according to a two-year-long independent audit commissioned by the company.
A Redwood City firefighter is suing the department he works for, alleging racial discrimination.
After a Black Lives Matter street mural in downtown Martinez was defaced, police expect several thousand protesters to participate in a protest on Sunday, now that several groups, including one with a national profile, are involved.
Assata Shakur was sentenced to life for the killing of a police officer in 1973 before escaping prison in 1979 and fleeing to Cuba.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
Michael Lofthouse is the head of Solid8, a San Francisco-based cloud computing company.
San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton on Tuesday introduced an ordinance to outlaw racially motivated 911 calls.
The July 4th incident, captured on video, has brought national attention, and the man who organized the mural project is relieved that charges came swiftly.
Organizers of #BlackoutDay2020 are celebrating the impact of an economic protest calling for social justice.
Contra Costa County District Attorney's office on Tuesday charged two people with a hate crime for defacing a Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez on July 4.
A pair of disturbing videos are making the rounds on social media, highlighting incidents of anti-Asian and anti-Asian American bias.
Crews carried out a statue of Christopher Columbus from the center of the California Capitol rotunda on Tuesday, three weeks after legislative leaders announced it would be removed.
The University of California system has named Dr. Michael Drake to replace Janet Napolitano and become its first Black president.
The City of Martinez is in the national spotlight, after a video went viral showing a woman painting over a Black Lives Matter mural.
Police arrested Joseph Osuna shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, shortly after he got into an argument with another person at the mural site, on Court Street in front of the Justice Wakefield Taylor Courthouse.
“Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1 and the league is considering putting names of victims of police brutality on helmet decals or jersey patches, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.
Black-owned businesses are enjoying a surge in support amid the national reckoning on racism sparked by George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis.
Demands by residents to defund the police were heard Tuesday by Oakland City Council members who will now revisit the budget they approved last week.
Oakland City Council members approved a settlement Tuesday with Richmond resident Najari Smith, who was stopped by police in 2018 for allegedly playing music too loud from a trailer attached to a bicycle he was on.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has joined 10 other mayors across the country in support of a guaranteed income to lift people out of extreme poverty.