Community stages protest in support of man handcuffed for ‘eating while Black’

A Black man from California was detained and cited by a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for eating a breakfast sandwich and refusing to provide identification on the platform of the Pleasant Hill train station. Steve Foster, who rides the BART train to and from San Francisco daily, was […]

Black man brutalized by white transit cops in Bay Area caught on camera

In a video that was shot by a subway rider on a Bay Area Rapid Transit Authority (BART) railcar, a transit cop tasers a black rider for no reason. The police were told that someone on the car was harassing riders, but passengers told the cop that was not the case. Despite this, in the […]