Defend Black Immigrants

DEFEND BLACK IMMIGRANTS National Day of Action Join Haitian Bridge Alliance and allies for a rally and candlelight vigil to demand an end to mass deportations of Haitian migrants and an end to anti-Black violence on all Black immigrants. THU. 10/14 @ 6:00pm City Heights/Weingart Performance Annex at 3795 Fairmount Ave., San Diego, CA 92105 Masks […]

Call for Action at Valhalla High School

September 30, 2021 Re: NAACP SAN DIEGO BRANCH CALLS FOR ACTION AT VALHALLA HIGH SCHOOL NAACP San Diego Branch remains deeply concerned about the incident at Valhalla High School in which a campus supervisor used excessive force during an altercation between two students.  Our original concern expressed on September 3 becomes even stronger with the […]

Mark Ritchie Must Not be Returned to Duty

Mark Ritchie, by showing a terrible lack of both empathy and judgement by posting a pornographic image of Mr George Floyd, has demonstrated his unfitness to wear a bad and carry a gun. He must not be reinstated.

SD Unified Reports Black Kids to Cops Twice as Often

San Diego schools report kids to police at disproportionate rates This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity and USA TODAY. Joshua Zavala stood at 5-foot-2 and weighed under 100 pounds when he first felt handcuffs around his wrists.

On the Death of Oral Nunis, Sr

Unnecessary force caused the death of an elderly man in mental crisis. Body worn cameras “malfunctioned” so the entire exchanges are not captured. This incident underlines the need for PERT and MCRT.

Public Safety, Masks and Vaccination, and Extremism in the SDPD

August 27, 2021 Re: Public Safety, Masks and Vaccination, and Extremism in the SDPD We are seeing many disturbing signs from the San Diego Police Department.  The extremist social posts continue, suggesting that masks and vaccination are some form of oppression.  That would be bad enough, but we are also told this isn’t just an […]

Taser “Award” Demonstrates Lack of Culture Change

A plaque celebrating how soon his career a Sheriff’s Department Sergeant tased 25 people was wholly inappropriate. The fact that this award seems to have been on open display in his office for nearly 10 years calls the culture into question.