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Bare-Breasted Women Stop Traffic to Protest Police Killings of Black Women

About a dozen topless protesters stopped traffic on Market Street this morning,…

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Black San Franciscans Face High Rates of Bullshit Arrests

African Americans are cited for resisting arrest eight times more frequently than…

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S.F. Travelodge Accused of Not Accepting Black Musicians' Credit Cards

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Someone Racist Like You? Unpacking Stephin Merritt's Comments on Adele Fans

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Does Rock Music Make People Racist? These Researchers Think So

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The Greatest, Most Racist Generation: 1952 Magazine Feature Says “Wetbacks” 20+ Times

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Which Decade's American History Textbook Is the Most Racist? It's the 1890s vs. the 1930s!

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Fire Department Doesn't Favor White Officers, City Says

The Civil Service Commission has rejected accusations that the San Francisco Fire…

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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson NOT Joining Arizona Boycott

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