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Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter – Part 2

Cal High's Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter - Part 2

June 12, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing the second part of a conversation that occurred between 2020 ...

Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter

Students pictured are Paige McKindra (top left), Jordan Nabwe (top right), Chinwe Nwankwo (bottom left), and Lajolie Beugre (bottom right).

June 11, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing a transcript of a conversation that occurred between 2020 Cal Hi...

San Ramon community joins in support for the Black Lives Matter movement

The protestors in San Ramon marched from the Safeway on Bollinger Canyon Rd to the city hall.

Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor

June 10, 2020

Hundreds of people swarmed the streets of San Ramon and surrounded City Hall the afternoon of June 3 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In coordination with the San Ramon Police Department, the peaceful protest lasted from 5-7:30 p.m. and followed other similar protests in Dublin, Livermore,...

The murder of George Floyd sparks unrest in the Black Lives Matter movement

Reporter Ricardo Lopez from The Minnesota Reformer was at the site of a protest in downtown Minneapolis when a riot was taking place.

Nick Harvey, Opinion Editor

May 30, 2020

Although the looting that continues to occur after the murder of George Floyd on May 25 is disgraceful, the protests starting in Minneapolis and spreading to cities across the country remain largely justifiable. Because on that fateful night, police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on Floyd’s neck...

Black Lives Matter is important

In Oakland, protesters block major highways to take a stance in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Shirin Afrakhteh, Opinions Editor

September 29, 2016

A cell phone video from the back of a car dashboard lays out the horrible scene: a black man showing no resistance is aggressively slammed against the hood of the car and shoved to the ground by two policemen. Two gunshots cut through the air, followed by screams’ of witnesses. A woman in the car...