It was the kind of shop that fits right into the San Francisco landscape: Gourmonade, a small, high-end lemonade shop which recently opened in San Francisco’s Mission District. But the shop’s black owner, Vicktor Stevenson, says he’s been dogged by racist acts against him and the shop even before he opened. The worst…
A San Francisco mother has filed a lawsuit alleging that the city kept her teenage son locked in a cell for days even though a judge determined that there was no reason that the boy should have been arrested in the first place and ordered his release.
On Wednesday, after a neck and neck race in which thousands of provisional ballots needed to be counted, London Breed officially became the first black woman elected mayor of San Francisco after her opponent, fellow Democrat Mark Leno, conceded the primary race. The election, held June 5, was so tight that the San…
House prices these days are ridiculous, especially if you are a single professional living in a larger city.
In an unprecedented move, the city of San Francisco will throw out thousands of marijuana convictions going back decades.
The same city that gave us Twitter, medical marijuana and one of the nation’s first openly gay elected officials just pulled a jack move on its first black female acting mayor.
No justice, no San Francisco. Those are the sentiments of conservatives after Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was found not guilty in the death of Kate Steinle, a white woman who was shot and killed in 2015 on a pier in San Francisco, which is a sanctuary city when it comes to undocumented immigrants like Zarate.
Nothing was going to stop Viennese Stanton of Davis, Calif., from having her father walk her down the aisle, even if it meant she had to have her wedding at the hospital where he’s being treated for leukemia.
An Asian-American family in San Francisco was targeted with racist letters this summer for posting a “Black Lives Matter” sign in the window of their home. Because of the threats and racial slur used, the harassing letters are being investigated by the police as hate crimes.
Update: March 23, 2017:
Colin Kaepernick is continuing his protest despite having earned the starting position with the San Francisco 49ers. Despite two losing efforts, the quarterback is also continuing to earn his place in the Afro Hall of Fame for having a perfectly coiffed mane.
Members of a youth football team in Texas have received death threats after players took a knee before a game as a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest against America's over-policing of black communities.
Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry didn't hesitate when he was asked for whom he was voting in this upcoming election.
America has a history of taking black athletes who stand up for black rights and blackballing them. See 1968 Olympians Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose black-gloved fists set off a butterfly effect of good ole down-home racism and death threats against both of their families.
Matt Haney, president of the San Francisco School Board, wants to change the names of schools in the city named after slave owners, such as Washington and Jefferson, the Los Angeles Times reports.
On Friday, Colin Kaepernick took a stand by taking a seat. He said enough with black death and quietly sat as “The Star-Spangled Banner” played.
As Californians prepare to vote in the presidential primary Tuesday, there’s one person we know for sure who won’t be participating. In fact, we will never know which candidate could have earned the vote of Jessica Williams Nelson, a 29-year-old woman from San Francisco.
My mother moved from Jamaica to America to start a new life. My deceased father was the first in his family to go to college, yet he became the first Black to get a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He also has three patents for fiber optic cables. My younger brother started his own company. I, too,…