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Why are so many of San Francisco’s black mothers and newborns succumbing?

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 scarcely five months pregnant with twins when the labor aches jolted through her lower body. Rushed to the hospital, the doctors told her that her cervix had dilated totally. There was nothing they could do to stop the newborns from coming. ” I didn’t know what was going on ,” said Ball, a San Francisco native.” I was in shock .” Weighing 1lb each, Da’Mya…

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Woman Calls Cops On 8-Year-Old Selling Water, So Internet Digs Up Some Interesting Facts About Her

Remember’ BBQ Becky ‘? The internet thinks this woman could be her best friend. Recently, a video went viral, presenting an angry woman allegedly calling the police on an 8-year-old girl who was “illegally” selling water on the street. Meet’ Permit Patty.’ Her real name is Alison Ettel. Twitter user @_ethiopiangold and Instagram user @ladyesowavy shared the original video of Ettel appearing to report the girl, a relative of both. “This woman don’t want a little girl selling sell some water. She’s calling the police on an 8-year-old girl, ”…

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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 drug arrests as part of a pattern of racial profiling, according to a new lawsuit. Police in the California city, where merely 6% of the population is black, worked with federal authorities to arrest 37 people, all of whom were black, for selling small amounts of drugs, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California said in…

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Why are so many of San Francisco’s black mothers and newborns succumbing?

In one of the wealthiest US cities, the racial gap in birth outcomes is stark: Why isnt this sounding a bigger alarm? Jasmine Ball was scarcely five months pregnant with twins when the labor pains jolted through her lower body. Rushed to the hospital, medical doctors told her that her cervix had distended totally. There was nothing they could do to stop the babies from coming. ” I didn’t know what was going on ,” said Ball, a San Francisco aborigine.” I was in shock .” Weighing 1lb each, Da’Mya…

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Bands mix music and politics at San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival

Headliner Janet Jacksons situate began with a message on social issues while Florence and the Machine called for unity Amid the tens of thousands of people who attended the 11 th annual Outside Lands music celebration in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park this weekend, one face stood out, two-dimensionally speaking: Barack Obama’s. The oversized cutout of the former president’s smiling face, taped to a long stick, bobbed above the crowd as fans cheered on the Scottish band Chvrches during their performance on Saturday. One of the four women from San…

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Why are so many of San Francisco’s black mothers and newborns 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 completely. There was nothing they could do to stop the newborns from coming. ” I didn’t know what was going on ,” told Ball, a San Francisco native.” I was in shock .” Weighing 1lb each, Da’Mya…

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Why are so many of San Francisco’s black the women and newborns succumbing?

In one of the wealthiest US cities, the racial inequality in birth outcomes is stark: Why isnt this sounding a bigger alarm? Jasmine Ball was barely five months pregnant with twins when the labor aches jolted through her lower body. Rushed to the hospital, the doctors told her that her cervix had dilated entirely. There was nothing they could do to stop the newborns from coming. ” I didn’t know what was going on ,” said Ball, a San Francisco aborigine.” I was in shock .” Weighing 1lb each, Da’Mya…

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Scooters littering US city streets shout at people: ‘Unlock me or I’ll call the police’

Built-in alarm sparks indignation from US city officials amid concerns over racism and policing: This is a threat to people The tales of Americans calling police on people of color who are just going about their daily lives have gone viral multiple times, and prompted their own nationals debate about everyday racism. So one has to wonder what a Silicon Valley startup was guessing when it programmed its electric scooters to yell at people:” Unlock me to ride me, or I’ll call the police .” A female voice from within…

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‘We’re being pushed out’: the displacement of black Oakland

After police were called on a barbecue, black Oaklanders share narratives of combating racism and evictions Kenzie Smith can’t get the voice out of his head. The girl could’ve ended his life with a single telephone call, he told, and her threatening terms play on repeat. The 37 -year-old Oakland human made headlines last month when a white woman called police on him for barbecuing at Lake Merritt, a public park he has frequented since he was a child. Jennifer Schulte, who called 911 to complain about Smith’s use of…

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Security robots are being used to ward off San Francisco’s homeless population

Is it worse if a robot instead of a human is used to deter the homeless from setting up camp outside places of business? One such bot cop recently took over the outside of the San Francisco SPCA, an animal advocacy and pet adoption clinic in the city’s Mission district, to deter homeless person from hanging out there — causing some people to get very upset. Silicon Valley game developer and Congressional candidate Brianna Wu tweeted yesterday her dismay at the move, telling, “I’m sorry for being so frank but…

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