New State Bill Would Bring Back Affirmative Action
California’s Assembly has advanced a possible constitutional amendment that would once again allow affirmative action in the state. The measure, ACA 5, would repeal a current section of the California Constitution written in the 1990’s.
Reporter: Katie Orr, KQED
U.C. President Janet Napolitano on the Fight to Protect DACA
The Supreme Court will soon make a decision on whether so-called "Dreamers" can stay in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Janet Napolitano created DACA as Homeland Security Secretary under President Obama. And in her current role as President of the University of California, has taken the lead in the fight over whether DACA is legal.
Guest: Janet Napolitano, University Of California President
28,000 Californians Face Deportation If Temporary Protected Status Ends.
An estimated 28,000 essential workers in California could be at risk of deportation if the courts allow President Donald Trump to end humanitarian protections called Temporary Protected Status, or TPS. We bring you the story of one Bay Area man who’s afraid his future in the U.S. could come to an abrupt end at any moment.
Reporter: Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED
Visiting Black-Owned Restaurants Doesn't Address Police Brutality
You might have seen lists of Black-owned restaurants on social media or your favorite food blog, along with the suggestion that patronizing these establishments is a way to support the Black community and protest police brutality. We spoke to someone who picked that apart.
Guest: Ruth Gebreyesus, KQED