Black Lives Matter

Political commentator Glenn Beck during the annual American Conservative Union CPAC conference at National Harbor March 5, 2016 in Oxon Hill, Md. (Gage Skidmore/Planet Pix/Zuma Press/TNS)

Facebook beating of disabled white teen becomes conservative rallying cry

CHICAGO — A depraved attack on a mentally disabled white teen broadcast…

 

Rihanna at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev. (Lumeimages/Sipa USA/TNS)

Scoop: Rihanna receives MTV VMAs’ top honor, here’s why it makes sense

Only MTV would consider giving its top career achievement award to Rihanna,…

 

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray was arrested after her office dropped the remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in Gray's death. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Baltimore prosecutors abandon case against police in Gray’s death

BALTIMORE — More than a year after a young black man suffered…

 

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, La., on Wednesday, in honor of recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and police. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Gunman’s manifesto describes actions as ‘necessary evil’

BATON ROUGE, La. — The man who ambushed and killed three law…

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, La., on Wednesday, in honor of recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and police. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
An officer stands outside the Bayview Police Station during a rally in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, June 2, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Second threat made against SFPD this week

Days after a man allegedly threatened to kill acting San Francisco Police…

An officer stands outside the Bayview Police Station during a rally in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, June 2, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge, on Sunday. Multiple law enforcement officers were killed and wounded Sunday morning in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)

Three Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead

BATON ROUGE, La. — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed…

Baton Rouge police respond to active shooter near Hammond Aire Shopping Center in Baton Rouge, on Sunday. Multiple law enforcement officers were killed and wounded Sunday morning in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
First lady Michelle Obama tries to keep her dress from blowing as she walks down the steps of Air Force One with President Barack Obama at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama: Still far from solving police, community issues

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, concluding a more than three-hour meeting Wednesday…

First lady Michelle Obama tries to keep her dress from blowing as she walks down the steps of Air Force One with President Barack Obama at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Cynthia Ware places flowers on a make-shift memorial at the Dallas police headquarters in Dallas on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Divide between Black, Blue movements widens after shootings

WASHINGTON — Kaylin Luces found herself in a difficult position last week:…

Cynthia Ware places flowers on a make-shift memorial at the Dallas police headquarters in Dallas on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee: ‘We need to come together’ following Dallas ambush

Mayor Ed Lee joined a chorus of voices Friday morning calling for…

Mayor Ed Lee. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Protesters gather in front of the Oakland Police Department headquarters downtown during a protest in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, both fatally shot by police officers, on July 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco police ask protesters to remain peaceful

San Francisco police are asking those who attend a protest in The…

Protesters gather in front of the Oakland Police Department headquarters downtown during a protest in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, both fatally shot by police officers, on July 7, 2016. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, who will be speaking at the symposium. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF feels impact of Dallas police deaths

Interim Chief Toney Chaplin stood at podium inside the Scottish Rite Masonic…

SFPD Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin, who will be speaking at the symposium. (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Veronika Gonzalez, left, and her mother, Leisa Gonzalez, right, cheer during Sunday’s SF Pride Parade as it marches down Market Street.  (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Heightened security, terror fear, prompts some to skip SF Pride

The green newsrack shook as three teenagers climbed atop it. They smiled…

Veronika Gonzalez, left, and her mother, Leisa Gonzalez, right, cheer during Sunday’s SF Pride Parade as it marches down Market Street.  (Photo by Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A protester displays a sign outside a courthouse after Officer Caesar Goodson, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial in Baltimore on Thursday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

After Baltimore officer acquittal, residents negotiate hope for change

BALTIMORE — It was supposed to be an open-and-shut case: The 25-year-old…

A protester displays a sign outside a courthouse after Officer Caesar Goodson, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, was acquitted of all charges in his trial in Baltimore on Thursday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Protesters who blocked highway off-ramp near SFO reach plea deal

Eight women who blocked a highway off-ramp to San Francisco International Airport…

(Courtesy Black Lives Matter)
Oree Originol — real name Daniel Aguilera Jimenez — has quietly become an integral part of the Black Lives Matter movement and other campaigns across the nation to end police violence against minorities. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area artist’s portraits serve as backdrop to Black Lives Matter movement

The black and white images — all faces — look like cartooned…

Oree Originol — real name Daniel Aguilera Jimenez — has quietly become an integral part of the Black Lives Matter movement and other campaigns across the nation to end police violence against minorities. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Anti-Black Lives Matter article prominently posted in SF police station

An anti-Black Lives Matter opinion article that labels an epidemic of police…

Minister Christopher Mohamad speaks to the San Francisco Board

Rise up, San Francisco: This is your Citizen Advocacy Guide

There’s a current running through San Francisco. Dissatisfaction is boiling. You can…

Minister Christopher Mohamad speaks to the San Francisco Board

Mario Woods autopsy shows meth and antidepressants in system, suffered more than 20 bullet wounds

Mario Woods had methamphetamine and antidepressants in his system, and suffered 20…

Sellassie Blackwell, left, of the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition addresses the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Police turn out in droves to support officers involved in fatal shooting of Mario Woods

More than 70 off-duty San Francisco police officers who filled a Tenderloin…

Sellassie Blackwell, left, of the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition addresses the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night at the Salvation Army Kroc Community Center. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

MLK protesters who blocked Bay Bridge cited and released

Ten protesters who chained themselves across a part of the Bay Bridge's…