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Calls to Defund Police Intensify After Racist Facebook Posts Involving San Jose Officers

Rebukes and calls to defund San Jose police are intensifying after racist Facebook postings were exposed in recent days. “I am incredibly disappointed to have … Read More

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Four San Jose Police Officers Placed On Leave Amid Investigation Of Racist Facebook Posts

Four active San Jose police officers were placed on administrative leave Saturday as the department launched an investigation into a “closed” Facebook group where racist … Read More

Ropes Hung On Trees Near Lake Merritt Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crime

Oakland police found five ropes hanging from various trees around Lake Merritt and are investigating the case as a potential hate crime, Mayor Libby Schaaf … Read More

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Intimate Black Lives Matter Protest Held In Santa Clara

“We are moving toward positioning to hold all perpetrators of state sponsored terror — namely police and sheriffs departments who hide under the cover of … Read More

The Role of Cross-Racial Solidarity in a Time of Protest

During this time of civil unrest in America, many people are calling for dismantling racism. Much of the conversation frames the conflict between a black … Read More

George Floyd protesters: No justice unless all four cops charged

Three other officers involved were fired but have not been charged, angering protesters and community leaders who have demanded all four officers be held accountable. … Read More

Muslims move prayers online as holy month of Ramadan begins

The change is difficult for 350,000 devout Muslims in the Bay Area such as Sameena Usman. She and her two children posted pictures of decorations … Read More

Immigration Advocates Slam President’s Plan to Suspend Immigration to the U.S.

Immigration advocates in the Bay Area are slamming President Trump’s plan to temporarily suspend all immigration to the U.S. The president said the ban will … Read More

Bay Area Groups Raise Concerns Over Tensions Between Iran and U.S.

The Bay Area Council on American Islamic Relations is handing out booklets reminding people of their rights in response to concerns Iranian Americans face heightened … Read More