Stories about Racism

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

If we treated bars and nightlife the way some at City Hall want to treat weed outlets, this city would be a much worse place

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

In 1967, protesters filled the streets of Oakland to stop the draft. Seven faced serious charges -- and their message still resonates today

Oscar Acosta, Chicano revolutionary, finally gets his historical due

Documentary takes a serious look at a brilliant, troubled leader who has been largely eclipsed by his friendship with Hunter Thompson

Dolores Huerta, filling the screen

Speaking with the civil rights leader and organizer about surviving Trump -- and new bio-pic, 'Dolores.'

BREAKING: Organizer of Berkeley’s ‘No to Marxism’ rally cancels event, blames security threats

Second right-wing event called off in the wake of counter-protests -- but it's still not clear what will happen this weekend

1967 was not the Summer of Love in Detroit

A gut-wrenching movie shows the contrast between the Peace and Love Era and the real world of inner cities

Inside the Yimby conference

Nice civil discussion on the surface -- and some nastiness behind the scenes

Scenes from the Trans March

Where there is no doubt about the politics of Pride

The case for a homeless shelter in Bayview

  It’s Friday afternoon at the drop-in center known as Mother Brown’s on the corner of Jennings Street and Van Dyke Avenue. Despite the iron-gated...

Who are the real hoarders?

'Hoarding' is considered a disease -- if you're poor and live in a tiny room. The rich call it 'collecting.'