Murder was the case that they gave him, and days before his trial was slated to begin, the man who many (and by “many” I mean “me”) believe sucked the soul out of hip-hop, is receiving his just desserts.
Although I have always believed there is no such thing as kinda pregnant, an intermediate Spades player or someone who a little bit racist, there are indeed levels of racism. If there was a scale on which you could measure bigotry, the racism threat meter’s colors would range from some-of-my-best-friends-are white to …
The 27-year-old white man who is accused of stabbing and killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson at a BART train stop in Oakland, Calif., in July will likely not get hit with hate crime charges—but may still get the death penalty.
A 71-year-old Sikh man was brutally attacked by a park near his home in Manteca, Calif. early Monday morning, prompting outrage from the community.
A 50-year-old Sikh man in California says he was brutally assaulted and told “go back to [his] country” as he was putting up campaign signs for a local Republican candidate. But while it was likely his turban that made him a target, Surjit Malhi credits it with saving his life.
Once again, America has proven it pays to be rich and white after an 18-year-old, former high schooler from Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., was acquitted of first-degree and attempted murder charges even after he admitted to driving a car that two homicide suspects were driving in before the alleged crime was committed.
Updated Wednesday, Aug. 1, 5:30 p.m. EST:
Money doesn’t protect you from racism and actor Ving Rhames made that clear during his interview with SiriusXM’s The Clay Cane Show Friday. When asked about how racism impacts his life, Rhames discussed an incident in which his neighbor called the cops on him because she thought he was a robber.
An Oakland, Calif., firefighter doing his duty to serve his community, conducting city-mandated inspections around Oakland Hills, actually had the police called on him, and on another occasion, he was harassed questioned and recorded by a resident who thought he was suspicious even though he was in full uniform and…
Most kids, when they get the option to choose a historical figure for a history project, choose people like Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X or Barack Obama.
A black family was targeted by a white man who had the nerve to ask them if they had showered prior to attempting to enjoy a day at a California hotel pool.
On Wednesday, after a neck and neck race in which thousands of provisional ballots needed to be counted, London Breed officially became the first black woman elected mayor of San Francisco after her opponent, fellow Democrat Mark Leno, conceded the primary race. The election, held June 5, was so tight that the San…
I thought it would take at least a month to find a white man worse than Aaron Schlossberg, the New York City lawyer captured on film threatening to call immigration on people speaking Spanish at a café. But America is nothing but ambitious, and somehow it managed to produce someone who undoubtedly saw what Schlossberg…
A San Jose, Calif., high school teacher and assistant football coach has been placed on leave—but will still be collecting a paycheck—after an incident during which he allegedly simulated a noose to intimidate the lone black student among a group of football players.
A female motorist in Fremont, Calif., who launched into a mocking, racist tirade against a Korean-American Air Force veteran won’t be charged in an incident that is being labeled by authorities as “road rage” on the part of both parties.
On Wednesday during a White House meeting with mayors, sheriffs and other local leaders from California who oppose the state’s “sanctuary” immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the borders illegally as “animals,” and that’s exactly what he meant.
Another day, another shakedown just for being black.
Although I have spent 99.9 percent of my years as a black male, during the course of my lifetime, I can remember a few rare occurrences when I had brief out-of-body experiences.
Updated: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 11:15 a.m. EDT: It turns out that one of the three filmmakers who were recently stopped by a swarm of police cars for checking out of an Airbnb is the granddaughter of the late, great reggae singer and prophet Bob Marley.
The Merced, Calif., Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a black man was brutally beaten and injured while in custody.