Race

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Monday's protest was organized by black organizations including The Blackout Collective, #BlackBrunch and #BlackLivesMatter. (Photo: Blackout Collective)
Bearing a banner declaring "Black and Breathing," protesters surrounded and temporarily blockaded the Oakland Police Department headquarters on Monday morning while shutting down a nearby freeway entrance to demand "an immediate end to the war on Black people." "We fight for justice for every single Black life that has passed at the hands of...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Adding their voices to the growing call for justice, tens of thousands of...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The daughter of one of the men whose recent death at the hands of police has...

Further

As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.