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SFBay Archives: Civil Rights

Attorney says officer should be charged in shooting

Civil rights attorney John Burris said Tuesday that a BART police officer who fatally shot a suspect near the West Oakland BART station last month should be prosecuted for murder because the suspect wasn't armed and wasn't posing a threat at the time.

SF sued for alleged discrimination against trans woman

A state agency has sued the city of San Francisco for allegedly discriminating against a transgender woman by preventing her from using a women's restroom in a city building.

San Francisco moves toward honoring site of ‘Compton’s Cafeteria’ riot

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim Tuesday introduced legislation to create the nation's first transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual cultural district in an area that was home to a historic protest.

 

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