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Oaktown Gears Up for New Year’s With March, Vigil

December 30, 2013 | 3:52 pm

Oaktown Gears Up for New Year’s With March, Vigil

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March tonight is in solidarity with inmates; vigil tomorrow honors fifth anniversary of Oscar Grant shooting.

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Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

December 30, 2013 | 9:00 am

Michael Krasny and Forum’s Producers’ Favorite Shows of 2013

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The ones that stuck with us, from a show on kindness to a Mike Tyson interview to dogs to housing.

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Good Read: ‘An Autobiography of Gentrification’ in the Fillmore

December 9, 2013 | 6:00 am

Good Read: ‘An Autobiography of Gentrification’ in the Fillmore

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A letter to a slain brother recounts the diaspora from the one-time heart of black San Francisco.

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Mandela in the Bay Area: Remembering a Giant in Human Rights

December 5, 2013 | 11:15 pm

Mandela in the Bay Area: Remembering a Giant in Human Rights

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The world mourns the South African leader, and we mark one moment in his long career.

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NAACP Calls for Felony Charges Against SJSU Students Accused of Hate Crime

November 25, 2013 | 6:26 pm

NAACP Calls for Felony Charges Against SJSU Students Accused of Hate Crime

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The president of San Jose State University says the school failed to adequately intervene.

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San Jose State Students Suspended Over Hate Crime Against Roommate

November 21, 2013 | 11:09 am

San Jose State Students Suspended Over Hate Crime Against Roommate

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Three students allegedly confined their black roommate with a bike lock and subjected him to racial taunts.

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Bay Area Authors, Activists and Listeners Weigh In on Gentrification

November 18, 2013 | 6:42 pm

Bay Area Authors, Activists and Listeners Weigh In on Gentrification

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What, exactly, does the word mean? Voices from the community say what they think.

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Oakland Civil Rights Group Turns Up Heat On ‘SNL’ Over Lack of Diversity

November 4, 2013 | 4:00 pm

Oakland Civil Rights Group Turns Up Heat On ‘SNL’ Over Lack of Diversity

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Oakland-based ColorOfChange.org has been critical of SNL’s perpetual lack of black comediennes.

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Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

November 1, 2013 | 4:11 pm

Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

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An innovation summit draws officials from 17 schools to cultivate relationships with tech leaders, firms.

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Map: How Integrated is the Bay Area (and the Rest of the U.S.)?

October 4, 2013 | 8:00 am

Map: How Integrated is the Bay Area (and the Rest of the U.S.)?

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Project turns census data into a graphic look at the varied racial makeup of cities and neighborhoods.

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