Jogger who junked homeless man’s things charged with theft in new conflict

Henry Sintay accused of grabbing telephone of person filming him during afterward scuffle in same Oakland park A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged against theft after a separate incident in the same location. Henry Sintay, who was filmed last Friday dumping a […]

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San Francisco police targeted only black residents in drug apprehends, suit asserts

ACLU says the arrests of 37 people for selling small amounts of drugs are part of a pattern of racial profiling in the department San Francisco police exclusively targeted black residents during undercover medication arrests as part of a pattern of racial profiling, according to a new lawsuit. Police in the California city, where only […]

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Jogger who junked homeless man’s things charged with theft in new conflict

Henry Sintay accused of grabbing telephone of person filming him during afterward scuffle in same Oakland park A jogger caught on camera trashing a homeless man’s belongings in an Oakland park has been arrested and charged against theft after a separate incident in the same location. Henry Sintay, who was filmed last Friday dumping a […]

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Why are so many of San Francisco’s black mothers and babies dying?

In one of the wealthiest US cities, the racial disparity in birth outcomes is stark: Why isnt this sounding a bigger alarm? Jasmine Ball was barely five months pregnant with twins when the labor pains jolted through her lower body. Rushed to the hospital, the doctors told her that her cervix had dilated entirely. There […]

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Pride and prejudice? The Americans who fly the Confederate flag

A listening tour in Mississippi asks flag advocates why they still support a symbol that represents pain, division and challenging history It was 1957 when little Lindy Luby’s great-uncle depicted up at her home near Benton, Mississippi, where the family had lived for generations. He was a justice of the peace in Yazoo City, the […]

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Pride and racism? The Americans who fly the Confederate flag

A listening tour in Mississippi asks flag advocates why they are continuing supporting a emblem that represents ache, division and difficult history It was 1957 when little Lindy Luby’s great-uncle proved up at her house near Benton, Mississippi, where the family had lived for generations. He was a justice of the peace in Yazoo City, […]

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Oppression in America: ‘To root this out we need a movement against racist policies’

To root out racism, academics and activists say, talk of healing is not enough: the bias at the heart of American politics, policing and society must be addressed It seems as though every single day, the listing grows. Waiting in a coffee shop while black. Selling real estate while black. Moving in while black. Napping […]

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San Francisco police targeted only black residents in drug arrests, lawsuit asserts

ACLU says the arrests of 37 people for selling small amounts of drugs are part of a pattern of racial profiling in the department San Francisco police exclusively targeted black residents during undercover narcotic arrests as part of a pattern of racial profiling, according to a new lawsuit. Police in the California city, where only […]

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Oppression in America: ‘To root this out we need a motion against racist policies’

To root out racism, academics and activists say, talk of mending was not sufficient: the bias at the heart of American politics, policing and society must be addressed It seems as though every single day, the listing grows. Waiting in a coffee shop while black. Selling real estate while black. Moving in while black. Napping […]

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Parkland students on the road to end gun violence make diversity central

As a bus tour for gun-violence prevention wraps up, black and brown Americans are working to ensure their voices are heard It was some time after 8p m when Angela Smith’s teenage daughter contacted her with an urgent request. Bria, 17, wanted to leave home the next morning to join a weeks-long national bus tour […]

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