Wednesday, Stanford researchers released the results of a two-year-long study into the department, confirming that Oakland officers exhibit significant racial biases in their day-to-day work. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports, featuring our LIVE FREE Director Michael McBride and his brother Ben McBride of the Empower Initiative for their Ceasefire work to reduce urban gun violence.
Join us Tuesday evening, July 12th from 6PM to 8PM for a vital discussion about lifesaving solutions to the urban gun violence epidemic at the Center for Faith & Justice at 1305 University Avenue in Berkeley, CA.
A bill that would effectively ‘ban the box’ on some state job applications was officially signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards Wednesday. Ban the Box is a nationwide effort to remove the criminal history section on job applications with the hopes of helping a person with a criminal history to at least get past the application phase and make it to an interview where they can better explain themselves.
When you read theology, how many of the theologians are white men? As a means to start diversifying our theological reading, here are 10 important books by non-white theologians. These books will undoubtedly open the gates to a host of works by other authors.
In a perverse misapplication of a 1933 California law intended to stop lynch mobs from forcibly removing detainees from police custody and engaging in public murders of Black people, Black Lives Matter organizer Jasmine "Abdullah" Richards was convicted of attempted felony "lynching" on June 1, 2016.