San Bernardino

Flames sweep through a rural community at the Blue Cut Fire on August 17, 2016, near Wrightwood, California. An unknown number of homes and businesses have burned and more than 82,000 people are under evacuation orders.

Thousands Evacuated As Uncontained Wildfire Rages through San Bernardino County

The predominantly Latinx area faces home loss and an increase in pollution.

White man in dark suit and read tie stands at a lectern

Trump Says Nation Must 'Start' Racial Profiling to End Terrorism

“It’s not the worst thing to do.”

REPORT: Black People Are Primary Victims of Mass Shootings

A new piece from The New York Times analyzed statistics on shootings with four or more casualties and found that—contrary to many popular depictions of mass shootings—Black people suffer disproportionately from mass gun violence.

FBI Cracks San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone, Drops Suit Against Apple

Many cricitized the FBI over concerns of privacy violations.

ICYMI: You Must Read the Letter Activists of Color Wrote to Support Apple Against the FBI

Signed by Shaun King, Opal Tometi and others, the letter criticizes the FBI’s insistence that Apple remove security protections to investigate suspects’ Apple products. 

Feds Say San Bernardino Shooters Did Not Belong to a Terrorist Cell

And the FBI will reportedly bring charges against a friend of shooter Syed Rizwan Farook for purcashing some of the weapons used in the massacre.

Trump Calls for 'Complete Shutdown of Muslims Entering the U.S.'

He cites Muslim “hatred” of Americans as justification.

Media and Political Responses to San Bernardino Massacre Reveal Racial Coding and Assumptions of Collective Guilt

These occur in the midst of an already-vicious anti-Muslim backlash.

President Obama on San Bernardino Shooting: 'We Don't Know Why They Did It'

The president’s comments regarding the two Muslim shooters’ motive comes as some attempt to pin the crime on religious fanaticism.