An immigrant from El Salvador and now single mother of three, alone in San Francisco, Miriam Flores needed help. After going to a pediatrics clinic at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH), she discovered the Child Trauma Research Program.
Arnoldo Casillas, the attorney representing the Perez-Lopez family, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against San Francisco Police Department on April 24 after private autopsy findings challenged the official police version of the fatal shooting.
The “Shut It Down” movement encouraged students and workers to strike and march in cities across the country as part of a national dialogue about police brutality and discrimination.
An indigenous woman battling to keep the rivers and forests in her country from being completely swallowed up by transnational companies is one of the recipients of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize—the world’s largest and most prestigious award for grassroots environmental activism.
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Dozens gathered at the 16th Street BART plaza on Saturday, April 4, rallying in support for the missing 43 students from Ayotzinapa in Guerrero, Mexico.
Friends and neighbors of the young Latino man slain by the SFPD said their farewells on April 4.
“El Oso” is how 22-year-old Angel Barragan is known among his peers. Standing at a rugged 5’ 11” and 250 pounds with a dark, burly beard, Barragan truly lives up to his nickname.