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The American Civil Liberties Union‏ have announced that they are suing the city of San Francisco for specifically targeting Black people for arrest and prosecution.

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Tomi Lahren was made the laughing stock of social media this week after sharing a […]

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Get Lifted, Golden State Warriors, Mayor London Breed, NBA, San Francisco -

Newly elected San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s duties are just beginning. “History maker” now precedes her name as she takes the oath on Wednesday during a swearing-in ceremony on the steps of City Hall as the city’s first black female mayor. Relieved that her campaign is complete, Breed is more than ready to put her […]

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#PermitPatty, Alison Ettel, News, Opinion, San Francisco -

#PermitPatty, also known as Alison Ettel, at first claimed that she only "pretended" to call the police on a child selling water on a San Francisco sidewalk, but audio of the call has now surfaced.

The post Audio of the 911 call #PermitPatty made on an 8-year-old Black child selling water appeared first on theGrio.

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London Breed, News, Politics, San Francisco, Sen. Mark Leno -

Here are five interesting facts about the Black woman running San Francisco who just wouldn't take no for an answer. 

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London Breed has officially became the first Black woman to be elected as San Francisco’s mayor on Wednesday.

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Beyoncé, Bible, Church, Entertainment, News, San Francisco, Video -

San Francisco's Grace Cathedral Church is inviting parishioners "to sing your Beyoncé favorites and discover how her art opens a window into the lives of marginalized and forgotten — particularly black females."

The post Beyoncé and the Bible: San Francisco church to hold Bey-inspired Mass appeared first on theGrio.

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San Francisco gets its third mayor in six weeks by ousting Black interim mayor London Breed

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Blue Ridge Parkway, Featured, Grand Canyon, Key West, Las Vegas, Living, Los Angeles, Miami, News, Road Trips, San Francisco, Seattle, South Beach, TheGrio Originals, Travel and Leisure, Vancouver, Yellowstone, Yosemite -

Road trips are a great way to catch up with your travel companions, see the world and save money in the process. So what are you waiting for? Start planning!

The post 6 road trips that will help make 2018 your best year ever appeared first on theGrio.

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  The Fillmore District of San Francisco once housed so many Black people it was […]

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Black Books, Black-owned Bookstore, Bookstores, Fillmore, HUE-MAN bookstore, Marcus Bookstores, News, San Francisco -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the oldest black-owned bookstores in the nation has been evicted from its longtime home in a historic San Francisco neighborhood...

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Ed Lee, Justice, Law Enforcement, Mayor, News, Police, San Francisco, Stop and Frisk -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mayor Ed Lee said Tuesday he was no longer considering a tactic that would allow police to stop and frisk suspicious people in an effort to get weapons off San Francisco streets....

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Civil Liberties, Ed Lee, Mayor, News, San Francisco, Stop and Frisk -

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mayor Ed Lee said he wanted to spark a discussion about a spike in violent crime when he mentioned that he was considering a controversial stop-and-frisk policy used by police in New York, Philadelphia and some other big cities...

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Bay Area, California, Hat Shop, Hats, Inspiration, Ruth Dewson, San Francisco, Store Closes -

NBC Bay Area - Ruth Dewson closes her iconic hat shop after 37 years...

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Barry Gilton, Bay Area, Los Angeles, Lupe Mercado, News, Parents, Pimp, San Francisco -

Middle school sweethearts, Barry Laprell Gilton and Lupe Mercado, have been arrested for killing their daughters alleged pimp..

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