Black Lives Matter

Attorney John Burris describes the police killing of Sean Monterrosa at a press conference announcing a federal lawsuit against the City of Vallejo.
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Matt Bigler
August 06, 2020 - 6:22 pm
The family of a man shot and killed by a Vallejo Police officer during a wave of looting two months ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city. They claimed police knew the officer who pulled the trigger had a history of firing his gun on the job.
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Black Lives Matter protesters painted a hand sculpture black in downtown Santa Rosa over the weekend.
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Mike DeWald
August 04, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Protestors in Santa Rosa painted a downtown sculpture black over the weekend, a move that has sparked conversation about the role of public art in the community.
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Timi Bliss uses a paint roller to fill in the base color of her letter as a group of artists and volunteers paint a Black Lives Matter mural on the street outside the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery on July 18, 2020 in Minneapolis.
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Megan Goldsby
August 04, 2020 - 3:23 pm
A Martinez couple has pleaded not guilty to hate crime charges after they went viral for painting over a Black Lives Matter mural following Fourth of July weekend.
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The front of the Way Christian Center in Berkeley with a new "Black Lives Matter" sign displayed.
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Matt Bigler
August 02, 2020 - 5:13 pm
The Berkeley church that was targeted by an arsonist last week , shortly after the pastor hung a Black Lives Matter banner on the front of the building, has been distributing personal protective equipment across the country during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Minnesota Wild's Matt Dumba takes a knee during the national anthem flanked by Edmonton Oilers' Darnell Nurse, right, and Chicago Blackhawks' Malcolm Subban before an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
AP News
August 01, 2020 - 5:49 pm
Minnesota’s Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of...
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Senior Pastor Mike McBride shows the spot outside his church that was damaged by a suspected arson fire Wednesday.
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Matt Bigler
July 30, 2020 - 5:13 pm
The leaders of a predominantly Black church in Berkeley are asking for the public’s help in tracking down an arsonist who started a fire next to the sanctuary, believing the incident may be connected to a "Black Lives Matter" banner.
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Advocates urge the public to vote YES on Prop. 16 and 17 in November.
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Carrie Hodousek
July 24, 2020 - 4:47 pm
At a rally Friday outside San Francisco City Hall, community leaders urged the public to vote YES this November on two state propositions that would support black lives.
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Rebekah Sager
July 24, 2020 - 7:27 am
In yet another “Karen”-like incident, a white woman in Westwood barred a Black Postmates delivery person from doing his job. The driver captured the whole encounter on cellphone video. Watch it now.
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rofile portrait of American naturalist John Muir (1838 - 1914).
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
July 22, 2020 - 7:26 pm
Amid calls for racial justice throughout the nation, one of history's most well-known and revered environmentalists is now facing scrutiny himself. John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club and widely celebrated "Father of the National Parks" is being called out by the conservation group for his...
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House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Water (D-CA) questions Wells Fargo and Company CEO Timothy Sloan as he testifies before the committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill March 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 21, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Congressional colleagues of the late John Lewis are looking at how best to carry forward his legacy legislatively. Some have called for the restoration of the Voting Rights Act in the Civil Rights hero’s name, while efforts like the push to rename the Edmund Pettus Bridge are more symbolic. For...
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