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The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (pictured in 2016) shares stories from its fall Lavender Pen tour in its spring concert “Bridges” on March 29 in Davies Hall. (Courtesy Gareth Gooch)

SF Gay Men’s Chorus builds bridges in 40th anniversary concert

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is singing a particularly challenging 2016…

 

Gabrielle Lurie/s.f. examiner file photoMission High School recently hosted an event to bring greater attention to the black lives matter movement. The event included a die-in. Five SFUSD teacher librarians created a resource guide to help teach about two events that sparked the movement.

SF teacher librarians create black lives matter resource guide for classrooms

In more ways than one, December marked a significant step toward increasing…

 

Max DeNike/The S.F. ExaminerMore than 200 people gathered on Christmas Eve morning at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard to show solidarity with police brutality protests.

SF LGBT community marches Christmas Eve in solidarity with police protest movement

On Christmas Eve morning, more than 200 people blocked the Octavia Boulevard…

 

AP Photo/Fulton County SheriffThis 2010 booking photo provided by the Fulton County

NYC cop killer revealed intentions on social media

NEW YORK — The warning came just moments too late: A man…

AP Photo/Fulton County SheriffThis 2010 booking photo provided by the Fulton County
HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsPublic defenders from around the Bay Area joined San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and others to call for racial equality in the justice system.

Public defenders gather at Hall of Justice to call for racial equality

Standing on the steps outside the San Francisco Hall of Justice this…

HANNAH ALBARAZI/Bay City NewsPublic defenders from around the Bay Area joined San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and others to call for racial equality in the justice system.
Jonah Owen lamb/the s.f. examinerDeontre Martin walks with the protest crowd Tuesday night near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland.

On the front lines of police protests in the East Bay

Deontre Martin scrambled through a fence and up an embankment, emerging on…

Jonah Owen lamb/the s.f. examinerDeontre Martin walks with the protest crowd Tuesday night near the MacArthur BART station in Oakland.
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley

Protests a reminder: We can’t whitewash the past

Two black men were killed and, in the aftermath, protests have raged…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoA protesters raises his arms as California Highway Patrol Officers stand in front of him as protesters block traffic on Highway 80 in Berkeley
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Police cases converge to stir national debate

From the White House to the streets of some of America's biggest…

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AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network

NYC cop in videotaped death: No intent to harm

A white New York City police officer was cleared Wednesday in the…

AP Photo/Family photo via National Action Network