By Paige St. John, L.A. Times State investigators are calling for immediate action at a Northern California prison with an “entrenched culture” of racism and violence, where guards allegedly have set inmates up for [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley this week announced a settlement with Comcast Cable Communications LLC to resolve allegations that Comcast both unlawfully disposed of hazardous waste and [...]
San Francisco students walked out of class Friday, taking to the streets and blocking traffic to protest police killing of Mario Woods. San Francisco students walked out of class Friday, taking to the streets [...]
The Department of Justice issued groundbreaking new guidance to law enforcement agencies this week, detailing how certain police responses to domestic violence and sexual assault violate victims’ civil rights.
By Sam Whitehead, GPB News Members of Sapelo Island’s Gullah Geechee community in Georgia are suing local and state governments for practices they say are threatening their ability to live on land they’ve called [...]
The Afrikan Black Coalition, the largest statewide coalition of Black students, recently reported on the $25 million investment in private prisons and $425 million investment in Wells Fargo by the University of California (“UC”).
The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee delayed a decision Tuesday on a proposal to increase relocation payments to tenants who are pushed out of their apartments through Ellis Act evictions. <
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has lost patience after months of delays by city officials who have been balking at implementing a court-recommended policy to strengthen internal police use-of-force review boards, saying they must continue to [...]
By Levi Rickert Native News Online Fourth-grader Alex Fierro, a member of the Wukchumni (Yokut) tribe, proves one person’s action–or lack of action–can make a difference. He is already at his young age a [...]
The City of Alameda has been in the spotlight in the past few weeks after it declared a housing crisis state of emergency, which includes a temporary freeze on rent increases and blocks evictions.