Stories about Police Brutality

Black youth a new organizing force in Oakland

Young leaders are expanding and reimagining what solidarity and equity looks like.

In ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble,’ filmmaker Dawn Porter limns civil rights icon

The Bay Area director's new doc follows the congressional lion from early years to legendary status.

Labor unions join call to defund the police

Demonstrators from union coalition demand Police Officers Associations embrace reforms or be expelled from labor federations.

Reviving Pride’s protest origins, with ‘The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot’

A play about the Tenderloin's 1966 transgender uprising was a sensation; revisit it at this special reading.

The rest of the world sees uprisings, not riots

Foreign correspondent: The United States is paying the price for denying people what Malcolm X called ‘the right to be a human being.’

For Pride, all queer people must stand up for Black lives

Our history echoes though the George Floyd protests. Now Pride's moved online, let's re-engage its radical spirit.

Before the looting, a peaceful march

Hundreds took to the streets to protest the George Floyd killing.

New Music: ‘Who Sent You?’ asks free jazz combo Irreversible Entanglements

In an uncertain time, the quintet asks essential questions and pushes improvisation into a moving statement.

When Jerry Brown sounds like Donald Trump

Plus: Bridge funding (not a band-aid) for City College, locking up too many kids -- and the Chron just keeps getting it wrong about the new DA. That's The Agenda for Jan. 27-Feb 2

Screen Grabs: A very contemporary Les Misérables

Plus: an incredible tale of 70,000 VHS tapes, the Village People's disco disaster, and more in cinemas this week.