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Sana Saleem

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Sana Saleem is a writer with focus on social justice and human stories. She's member board of advisory for the Courage Foundation, Edward Snowden's legal defence fund.

Jessica Williams: The Tragic Tale of a Lost Daughter

The life of Jessica Williams, birth name Jessica Leanne Nelson, was honored as friends, family and community members gathered to pay their respect eight...

Healthcare professionals demand police brutality be declared a health crisis

Students and healthcare professionals from the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco State University argued yesterday that police brutality should be seen as...

New chief promises reform — but can he stand up to the POA?

  San Francisco new police chief didn't mince his words while speaking at a meeting arranged by NAACP and Brothers Against Guns, a San Francisco...

Another Officer-Involved Shooting In the Bayview

Update: An earlier version of this article stated that the victim was 27 years old. It has since been changed after update from the Medical...
Protestors and police face off

SFPD’s Rap Sheet: More than 25 scandals since 2015

Most of the anger directed at the San Francisco police department, and the calls to fire Chief Greg Suhr, involves the four recent shootings...

The Frisco 5 are back: ‘This is a community-driven fight and we will keep fighting’

In their first appearance since they were taken to the hospital on Friday, May 6th, the Frisco 5 – except Maria Cristina Gutierrez –...

One After Another Supervisors Jane Kim, David Campos, John Avalos, and Eric Mar call for Chief Suhr to quit

In a statement released this morning Supervisor Jane Kim joined the Frisco 5 – Maria Cristina Gutierrez, Edwin Lindo, Sellassie Blackwell, Ilyach Sato and...

Protestors Picket City Hall in Support of Frisco 5

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents were on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station for...

Hunger Strike Day XVII: Frisco 5 end hunger strike and call for ‘No Business As Usual’ Monday

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding...

33 arrested at ‘Frisco Five hundred’ City Hall shutdown

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding...