Study: Police Officers Of Color Make Fewer Stops And Arrests; Use Less Force Than White OfficersAt a time of national reckoning and outcry over systemic racism, prominent proposals for addressing police brutality call for law enforcement agencies to more closely reflect the demographics of communities they serve.
Proposition 16, Which Would Have Ended California's Diversity Ban, FailsProposition 16 has failed. This means the current ban on the consideration of race, sex, color, ethnicity, and national origin in public education, public employment, and public contracting will remain in effect.
Proposition 16: Allows Diversity As A Factor In Public Employment, Education And Contracting DecisionsProposition 16 permits government decision-making policies to consider race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in order to address diversity by repealing constitutional a provision prohibiting such policies. The effects of the measure depend on the future choices of state and local government entities and are highly uncertain.
2019 Running Of The ElkRunners and walkers took to the streets of Elk Grove today.
Accepting Rights Award, Kaepernick Decries 'Lawful Lynching'In his acceptance speech, Colin Kaepernick described police killings of African Americans and Latinos in the United States as lawful lynchings.
Starbucks CEO Apologizes To 2 Black Men ArrestedThe CEO of Starbucks Co., Kevin Johnson, called the arrests a "reprehensible outcome" and said he wants to personally apologize to the men, saying the company "stands firmly against discrimination or racial profiling." But that didn't stop protesters from gathering Sunday outside the store in downtown Philadelphia where the arrests occurred.
Commitment To Dr. King's Unfinished Work Remains 50 Years LaterAfter his assassination, the members of King's tight circle barely paused to grieve. They plunged into carrying out his unfinished work, and turned it into a lifelong vow.
McClatchy High School Science Fair Project Tying Race, IQ Sparks OutcrySacramento City Unified School District is investigating the display of a controversial science fair project that some students, parents and staff say is racially insensitive.
Paralyzed Former Driver Sam Schmidt Will Race Mario AndrettiMario Andretti will get back into a race car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to go head-to-head in semi-autonomous vehicles against paralyzed former driver Sam Schmidt.
Sanders Wins 3 States; Clinton Retains Big Delegate Lead
Former LA Mayor Appears Poised to Enter 2018 Governor's RaceThe presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away.
Man Accused Of Striking Iditarod Teams With Snowmobile, Killing DogOfficials in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race say a person on a snowmobile early Saturday morning purposely struck two teams in the race.
A Runner Awkwardly Loses Bronze Medal After Celebrating Early
Calif. Prison Guard Claims He Was Harassed Because Of His Race, Religion A Northern California prison guard has filed a lawsuit alleging co-workers harassed him because of his race and religion.
Lawsuit Tests Racial Policy At California Prisons A federal judge will consider whether California's policy of locking up prisoners by race violates their constitutional rights.