Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities
Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities

The petition, which has been signed over 5,000 times, highlighted Gandhi's controversial past that involved multiple racist statements

San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping
San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping

Chief of Police William Scott says new rule helps uphold a fundamental principle of law that 'anyone who was arrested was innocent until proven guilty'

Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study
Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study

The analysis suggests that due to a reduction in vehicle traffic, fatal collisions with wild animals dropped by 21%, 38% and 44% for California, Idaho and Maine

Scientology agents stalked Danny Masterson's alleged rape victims, silenced them through 'intimidation' tactics
Scientology agents stalked Danny Masterson's alleged rape victims, silenced them through 'intimidation' tactics

The lawsuit filed by Chrissie Carnell Bixler along with three others claims that she was filmed and stalked by church members, one of whom spit on her after he was caught red-handed trying to hack her phone

Activists blasted for saying Star Spangled Banner by slaveowner Francis Scott Key shouldn't be national anthem
Activists blasted for saying Star Spangled Banner by slaveowner Francis Scott Key shouldn't be national anthem

Activists have recommended John Lennon's 'Imagine' as the best choice for national anthem, but Twitter wasn't happy

Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him
Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him

Following his kneeling protests against police brutality, Kaepernick was out in the cold when his contract with San Francisco 49ers was not renewed

This Day in History: Gilbert Baker unfurls world's first rainbow flag at a 1978 gay pride march in San Francisco
This Day in History: Gilbert Baker unfurls world's first rainbow flag at a 1978 gay pride march in San Francisco

In 1978, Gilbert Baker was commissioned by the first openly gay politician in the country, Harvey Milk, to create this flag for the LGBTQ+ community

'They're looking at Jesus!' Trump issues warning to protesters after he fears they will target religious statues
'They're looking at Jesus!' Trump issues warning to protesters after he fears they will target religious statues

Trump says he'll have a 'very powerful statement' to protect the statues

What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter
What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter

In the aftermath of pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum's permanent ban from Twitter, it looks like many more of Trump's followers are set to join Parler

Ulysses S Grant's statue toppled over by BLM protesters, angry Internet says he ‘freed a slave, hated slavery’
Ulysses S Grant's statue toppled over by BLM protesters, angry Internet says he ‘freed a slave, hated slavery’

Many took issues with the toppling of his statue at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, stating that he stood against slavery

Historic Homes for sale: Le Petit Trianon, Little Daisy Hotel and Harry Gesner's Triangle House up for grabs
Historic Homes for sale: Le Petit Trianon, Little Daisy Hotel and Harry Gesner's Triangle House up for grabs

These luxury homes are treated more than just a place of residence, owing to their extravaganza and sometimes for the rich history they bring with them.

Udemy's co-founder and former president Gagan Biyani on why he was fired from the $2 billion startup in 2012
Udemy's co-founder and former president Gagan Biyani on why he was fired from the $2 billion startup in 2012

The Indian-American entrepreneur took to Twitter hoping that his journey would 'be useful to anyone who’s been laid off or fired' due to the pandemic

San Francisco Police say mountain lion 'confused and lost' in East Cut, puzzled Internet asks 'where's that?'
San Francisco Police say mountain lion 'confused and lost' in East Cut, puzzled Internet asks 'where's that?'

Apparently, there is no place called East Cut as it has always been called Rincon Hill

Pride Month 2020: How Stonewall Riots paved way for gay activists to host first Pride marches in 1970
Pride Month 2020: How Stonewall Riots paved way for gay activists to host first Pride marches in 1970

The Stonewall Riots also indicated that there was more to be done in order for the underrepresented LGBTQ+ community to be heard and seen, more tangibly

NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league
NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league

Kaepernick hasn’t played a down since opting out of his contract in 2016, the same year the quarterback began his protest

Husband of California ‘Karen’ who called cops on man stenciling BLM on his own house fired from investment bank
Husband of California ‘Karen’ who called cops on man stenciling BLM on his own house fired from investment bank

The man in question was Robert Larkins, who was sacked by his investment bank, Raymond James, after being identified as the man in the video with Lisa Alexander

'He'll get there': Ben Carson convinced Trump will stop opposing players kneeling to protest police brutality
'He'll get there': Ben Carson convinced Trump will stop opposing players kneeling to protest police brutality

Carson's assurance should be seen with scepticism as the president has remained unmoved on his stance even after George Floyd protests

California 'Karen' who called cops on man stenciling #BLM on his own house 'deeply sorry' for 'racist' actions
California 'Karen' who called cops on man stenciling #BLM on his own house 'deeply sorry' for 'racist' actions

Lisa Alexander said the incident opened her eyes to how her actions were those of 'someone who is not aware of damage caused by being ignorant and naive to racial inequalities'

Trump says he won't be watching NFL, US Soccer after bosses said they would allow players to kneel during anthem
Trump says he won't be watching NFL, US Soccer after bosses said they would allow players to kneel during anthem

The reversal by the sports bodies have come about in the wake of protests over George Floyd's death

NFL player Michael Bennett says team owners can't support both Trump and BLM: 'That's null and void'
NFL player Michael Bennett says team owners can't support both Trump and BLM: 'That's null and void'

The three-time Pro Bowl defensive end questioned NFL's sudden support for social activism

White California couple seen calling cops on man of color stenciling #BLM on his own house wall in viral video
White California couple seen calling cops on man of color stenciling #BLM on his own house wall in viral video

They asked him questions like 'is this your property?' and lied that they know who lives in the house

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him

'The first thing we know is Kap was right on point. He was right on police brutality and inequality'

Pride Month 2020: Homeless LGBTQIA community needs federal laws prohibiting housing discrimination
Pride Month 2020: Homeless LGBTQIA community needs federal laws prohibiting housing discrimination

Only twenty-two states and the District of Columbia expressly prohibit housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Pride Month 2020: Patria Jimenez, first openly gay member of Mexican Congress, ushered in monumental changes
Pride Month 2020: Patria Jimenez, first openly gay member of Mexican Congress, ushered in monumental changes

It was in 1997 that Jimenez ran for Congress when the rights for the LGBTQ community were still contested heavily in Mexico

Pride Month 2020: A timeline of the legalization of same-sex civil unions in the US
Pride Month 2020: A timeline of the legalization of same-sex civil unions in the US

'They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right,' the US Supreme Court said while declaring same-sex marriages legal in all 50 US states in 2015

People with blood type O nearly 26% less likely to test positive for Covid-19, study involving 750,000 finds
People with blood type O nearly 26% less likely to test positive for Covid-19, study involving 750,000 finds

It was also discovered that blood type O people were less likely to be hospitalized because of the virus. The research did not find a significant difference in how susceptible people from other blood groups were

Athletes will face bans if they kneel at Tokyo Olympics to support anti-racism protests, says IOC
Athletes will face bans if they kneel at Tokyo Olympics to support anti-racism protests, says IOC

'No kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, venues or other areas'

George Floyd protests: Demonstrators topple statue of Christopher Columbus in Byrd Park, throw it into lake
George Floyd protests: Demonstrators topple statue of Christopher Columbus in Byrd Park, throw it into lake

The statue-vandalizing acts continued in the US as the sculpture of the 15th-century explorer was pulled down with the help of three ropes

Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Wilson made the statement during a video conference call with reporters in wake of George Floyd protests against police brutality and systematic racism in the US

Piers Morgan asks Trump to take the knee at Oval Office on live TV: 'It will probably get you re-elected'
Piers Morgan asks Trump to take the knee at Oval Office on live TV: 'It will probably get you re-elected'

'In one stunning moment, Trump could heal so many wounds, unify so much of the country,' he wrote in an open letter

George Floyd death: Kamala Harris says 'it will not be easy' to get a conviction for Derek Chauvin
George Floyd death: Kamala Harris says 'it will not be easy' to get a conviction for Derek Chauvin

The California senator said the former Minneapolis cop's case is one where 'jurors are inclined to trust police officers'

Trump slams NFL chief Roger Goodell for saying he was wrong to oppose Kaepernick: 'Is it OK to kneel now?'
Trump slams NFL chief Roger Goodell for saying he was wrong to oppose Kaepernick: 'Is it OK to kneel now?'

Goodell released a video where he expressed regret for not listening to the league's players who were protesting against police brutality

Can Golden Gate Bridge sing? New railings make eerie sound, Internet calls it 'soundtrack to 2020 Apocalypse'
Can Golden Gate Bridge sing? New railings make eerie sound, Internet calls it 'soundtrack to 2020 Apocalypse'

'Can someone explain to me why is this eerie sound has been going on for an hour in San Francisco?' read a tweet that sparked the conversation

NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'
NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'

The video features 17 stars including Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes and Odell Beckham Jr

Porn star allegedly taken off flight in San Francisco after speech supporting George Floyd death protests
Porn star allegedly taken off flight in San Francisco after speech supporting George Floyd death protests

Elle Knox was flying with United Airlines from Houston to San Francisco when she stood up to give a speech

Pride Month 2020: How Mayor George Moscone paved the way for representation and inclusivity in San Francisco
Pride Month 2020: How Mayor George Moscone paved the way for representation and inclusivity in San Francisco

Moscone was a pivotal figure in the city of San Francisco becoming more inclusive, setting a model for other states to follow

Pride Month 2020: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy of 1993 prevented gay people from openly serving in US military
Pride Month 2020: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy of 1993 prevented gay people from openly serving in US military

DADT permitted people that identified as homosexuals to serve, but it came with a price. Gay and lesbian personnel were only allowed to enlist or serve in the armed forces as long as they remained closeted

#DeleteFacebookNow trends after employee resigns in Trump row, but what about WhatsApp, Instagram?
#DeleteFacebookNow trends after employee resigns in Trump row, but what about WhatsApp, Instagram?

A Facebook employee resigned from his job and posted a long letter spilling the beans on how Donald Trump is 'permitted to break the rules' on the platform and Mark Zuckerberg is not taking any action

NFL's George Floyd statement slammed as hypocritical after league's stand on Kaepernick: 'Save the bulls***'
NFL's George Floyd statement slammed as hypocritical after league's stand on Kaepernick: 'Save the bulls***'

Fans took the league to task for acknowledging the "pain, anger and frustration" of the protesters, the very reasons why Kaepernick started taking the knee at games

NFL was wrong for not signing Kaepernick, admits ex-executive in light of Floyd’s death: 'Vikings should sign him'
NFL was wrong for not signing Kaepernick, admits ex-executive in light of Floyd’s death: 'Vikings should sign him'

Lockhart argues that considering the spotlight on the Vikings amid the current controversy, signing Kaepernick would be a good move

George Floyd death: Emotional Michelle Obama says she is exhausted by 'a heartbreak that never seems to stop'
George Floyd death: Emotional Michelle Obama says she is exhausted by 'a heartbreak that never seems to stop'

'Right now it’s George, Breonna, and Ahmaud. Before that it was Eric, Sandra, and Michael. It just goes on, and on, and on'

First US Covid-19 case did not cause outbreak, disease spread later after Americans returned from China: Study
First US Covid-19 case did not cause outbreak, disease spread later after Americans returned from China: Study

The first confirmed case In Washington state in January is not linked to the outbreak. Instead, evidence shows virus that spread in Washington reached mid-February after Americans returned to the US

LeBron James backs Colin Kaepernick after George Floyd tragedy: ‘Do you understand now?’
LeBron James backs Colin Kaepernick after George Floyd tragedy: ‘Do you understand now?’

George Floyd died earlier this week after a police officer forcefully kneeled on his neck while making an arrest

Rush Limbaugh calls Twitter a 'political sewer', defends Trump in battle against social media platform
Rush Limbaugh calls Twitter a 'political sewer', defends Trump in battle against social media platform

The ailing conservative radio host slammed the microblogging site saying it has treated the president unfairly

NFL changes Colin Kaepernick's status to 'UFA' from 'retired' on official website after severe backlash
NFL changes Colin Kaepernick's status to 'UFA' from 'retired' on official website after severe backlash

The quarterback has not played in the NFL since opting out of his contract in 2016

Trump backs Elon Musk's decision to reopen California plant in defiance of coronavirus closure order
Trump backs Elon Musk's decision to reopen California plant in defiance of coronavirus closure order

This comes after Musk announced the previous day he had gone "against Alameda County rules" and resumed production in his Fremont facility, despite it being ordered to remain closed until June

California leads effort to help illegal immigrants overlooked by Trump's $2 trillion coronavirus relief package
California leads effort to help illegal immigrants overlooked by Trump's $2 trillion coronavirus relief package

The $2 trillion CARES Act is giving most taxpayers unemployment benefits and cash payments up to $1,200 but unauthorized immigrants numbering 11 million have been excluded from its scope

From gloves to bags, plastic use sees spike amid pandemic and it's worrying as most will end up in oceans
From gloves to bags, plastic use sees spike amid pandemic and it's worrying as most will end up in oceans

These wastes mostly end up in the oceans. We are already responsible for dumping the oceans with around 8 million tons of plastic trash every year

Nancy Pelosi's $160 million net worth stems from real estate investments and blue-chip stock holdings
Nancy Pelosi's $160 million net worth stems from real estate investments and blue-chip stock holdings

Her marriage to multimillionaire Paul Pelosi, a prominent businessman in real estate and venture capital for decades, has only helped her in increasing her wealth

Don Shula, legendary Miami Dolphins head coach, dies at 90
Don Shula, legendary Miami Dolphins head coach, dies at 90

Often regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NFL history, Shula was primarily known four leading the Miami Dolphins' unbeaten streak to the Super Bowl in the 1972 season

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