New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: May 28, 2012
An ethics hearing Tuesday is the latest in the unfolding drama surrounding San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
ProPublica, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2012
In 1982, a squad of Guatemalan army commandos stormed the village of Dos Erres and slaughtered more than 250 men, women and children.
China Daily USA, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2012
Two men suspected in the killings of two Chinese students and charged Tuesday with capital murder may face the death penalty.
Oakland Local, News Report, Posted: May 25, 2012
Just before the biggest Occupy protests in months, the Oakland Police Department announced new reforms to its crowd control policy.
Pacific Citizen, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2012
What do musician Bob Dylan, former astronaut John Glenn, and noted author Toni Morrison have in common with Gordon Hirabayashi? They are among 13 individuals who will soon be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The NorthStar News, News Report, Posted: May 24, 2012
Half of the 873 individuals released from prison in the past 23 years after serving time for crimes they did not commit were African American.
Firstpost.com, Commentary, Posted: May 23, 2012
Dharun Ravi finally wept. But it had nothing to do with Tyler Clementi, his former roommate who jumped off the George Washington bridge.
Indian Country Today Media Network, News Report, Posted: May 22, 2012
Nearly 700 protestors met in Rapid City on Monday to march in support of Vernon Traversie, a Cheyenne River tribal member.
HRW, News Report, Posted: May 22, 2012
Vietnamese authorities should immediately release four Catholic activists accused of conducting propaganda against the state and drop the charges against them, Human Rights Watch said today.
India-West, News Report, Posted: May 19, 2012
One of the five teens changed with the 2010 fatal attack of Divyendu Sinha, a New Jersey professor, will serve no jail time.
Bolsavik.come, News Report, Posted: May 18, 2012
President Barack Obama praised Judge Nguyen as “a trailblazer, displaying an outstanding commitment to public service throughout her career.”
Oakland Local, News Report, Posted: May 16, 2012
Witnesses to the shooting death of Oakland resident Alan Blueford by local law enforcement say fear of police retribution keeps them silent.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2012
George Zimmerman, the watchman from Florida charged in the killing of unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin, could face federal hate crime charges.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 14, 2012
Detainees file into San Francisco immigration court linked together like a “chain-gang,” bound at their wrists, waists and ankles.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 10, 2012
Civil rights advocates are celebrating new legislation signed into law by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
Loop21, News Report, Posted: May 07, 2012
West and 19 other protestors protested the controversial NYPD practice.
Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: May 05, 2012
Vietnamese and Cambodian fishermen in New Orleans see their livelihoods crushed a by the BP spill.
New America Media/India-West, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2012
The achievements of a Bangladeshi American scientist meant nothing in an Alameda County, Calif., courtroom where he lost ownership of two houses that became blighted.