The jam-packed conference will take place at the Museum of the African Diaspora from September 9 to September 10.

In cities all across the country, there are a number of special events scheduled during this year’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. RELATED: How To Talk With Your Kids About Dr. King’s Death Of course, you can attend a local parade today. However, there are also concerts, special movie screenings, prayer services and […]

SEATTLE — A gay softball organization has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to three players who were disqualified from its 2008 Gay Softball World Series because of their perceived heterosexuality.

SAN FRANCISCO — Two white San Francisco male police officers are suing the city for what they claim to be racial bias in the promotion practices of the police department. Heinz Hoffman and Thomas Buckley filed a lawsuit complaint Aug. 16, stating “The city has a longstanding custom and practice in discriminating against white males.” […]

San Francisco’s mass transit system, BART, closed all four of its stations in downtown San Francisco on Monday evening due to protests. Groups protested yesterday against the BART’s decision to cut underground cellular service for three hours last Thursday night in an effort to stop a possible protest over the  July 3 slaying of a […]

SAN FRANCISCO — A man reportedly armed with a knife on a Bay Area Rapid Transit station platform in San Francisco was shot and killed by police, transit officials said Monday. BART spokesman Linton Johnson said dispatchers received a call of a “wobbly drunk” on the platform of the Civic Center/UN Plaza station at around […]

A San Francisco elementary school recently shed its old name as stand against racism. Formerly named Peter Burnett elementary after the state’s first civilian elected governor and a known racist, school officials were prompted to remove Burnett’s name from the building.

SAN FRANCISCO-An unidentified man burst into flames at a San Franciso sex shop after watching pornography. The New York Daily News reports: Cops and firefighters are searching for clues about what caused a man to burst into flames while watching porn in a private booth at a San Francisco sex shop. Crew members from a […]

SAN FRANCISCO– A cell phone video of San Francisco police shooting a man in a wheelchair armed with a knife has surfaced. The man doesn’t seem to pose to much of a threat to the undercover cops but there are reports that he had previously stabbed another officer. KTVU reports: A passerby shot the video […]