racism

While Oakland has seen vicious action surrounding a memorial to Breonna Taylor, residents in the Rogers Park neighborhood in Chicago put up a mural in her honor in December. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

After its hateful destruction, Breonna Taylor’s statue will be restored

America must deal with how Trumpism equals racism combined with narcissism, irrationalism, terrorism

 

Dan Pucillo stands on the porch of his Noe Valley home in San Francisco on Monday, November 21, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Preparing for the worst under Trump presidency, SF neighborhood finds solidarity

Fear. Despondence. Isolation. Disbelief. Theses are just some of the feelings that…

 

The San Francisco Unified School District doesn’t take a cookie-cutter approach to education. (Courtesy photo)

Erasing structural racism in the classroom

In education, and here in San Francisco, we talk a lot about…

 

The Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement was released Monday. The report aimed to investigate bias in the SFPD in part after officers were caught sending racist text messages.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD allowed statute of limitations to lapse on more disciplinary cases

In March of last year, former police Chief Greg Suhr moved to…

The Blue Ribbon Panel on Transparency, Accountability, and Fairness in Law Enforcement was released Monday. The report aimed to investigate bias in the SFPD in part after officers were caught sending racist text messages.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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The concept of race is nothing but fiction

Race is the world’s most persistent deception. Throughout history, the color of…

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An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Recent racism allegations renew calls for federal, state investigations into SFPD

Police critics are once again calling for an investigation into racism and…

An SFPD car sits on the corner of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, April 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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DA: Criminal case reveals new racist texts sent by more SFPD officers

New allegations of racism among officers in the San Francisco Police Department…

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An op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal by Heather Mac Donald, titled "The Myths of Black Lifes Matter," hangs on a bulletin board in the San Francisco Police Department's Taraval Station. (Submitted photo)

No violation in SFPD’s posting of Wall Street Journal article on policing

A San Francisco police station found itself at the center of controversy…

An op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal by Heather Mac Donald, titled "The Myths of Black Lifes Matter," hangs on a bulletin board in the San Francisco Police Department's Taraval Station. (Submitted photo)

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

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

Black SFPD officer targeted by police union reassured by Chief Suhr

A San Francisco police officer targeted by the police union for speaking…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Protest, celebration mark Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to second full term

Mayor Ed Lee’s inauguration to his second four-year term was lauded with…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
SF police officer accused of racism, sexual harassment on Tenderloin beat

SF police officer accused of racism, sexual harassment on Tenderloin beat

A San Francisco police officer who worked on a two-year Tenderloin drug…

SF police officer accused of racism, sexual harassment on Tenderloin beat
University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)

Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. — A white college student suspected of posting online threats…

University of Missouri grounds maintenance workers begin to clean up Mel Carnahan Quad on the University of Missouri campus Wednesday. (John Happel/Columbia Missourian via AP)
An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

After 54 years, Confederate flag removed from Statehouse

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of…

An honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol lowers the Confederate battle flag as it is removed from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
For every white adult convicted of a crime in San Francisco, there were more than 10 black adults and nearly two Latino adults convicted. SOURCE: SFGOV.ORG

New report exposes racial disparities in SF criminal justice system

Statewide, the gap between the arrest rates of blacks and whites is…

For every white adult convicted of a crime in San Francisco, there were more than 10 black adults and nearly two Latino adults convicted. SOURCE: SFGOV.ORG
Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.

On Guard: Does SF have a Ferguson problem?

Last week, San Francisco’s black community took The City by the collar,…

Examiner file photoLast week's protest at SF City Hall drew hundreds.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner

Protesters target police, Muni on anniversary of Kenneth Harding Jr.'s death

Family and supporters of Kenneth Harding Jr. disrupted Muni service at Church…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner

California Gov. Jerry Brown coasting on symbols over substance

Just as Gov. Jerry Brown’s previous budget-saving measures such as eliminating some…

Skin cream maker cancels a print ad that triggered online complaints of racism

The makers of Nivea skin creams canceled a print ad that triggered…

Race charges fly in US Airways saggy pants spat

The US Airways ticket agent who first gave Deshon Marman guff about…