“When we write about relationships, we’re not just looking about the relationship of fathers to their wives or children, but to their own parents and relatives, their friends and their community.”
“Unalienable Rights” by filmmaker Froi Cuesta tells the story of the 1978 MOVE confrontation with the Philly police and all of the local politics surrounding it.
“A Lifetime of Being Betty,” to be released Aug. 17 at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Visit www.thefreight.org/event/1858290-little-village-foundation-berkeley/.
When there aren’t enough Black folks doing the writing, Black characters are written by white writers with all the inherent biases.
“Do you love it? You don’t get to hate San Francisco unless you love it.”
California community colleges omit Africa and lack equity in their curricula
All kids need a good night’s sleep. Research shows this is essential for neurotransmitters, the chemicals that allow brain cells to communicate.
Oakland is going to miss those million fan parties and victory parades when you crowned the whole town with championship trophies and jubilation! But hey, you gave us a great run while it lasted!
Painted in 1987, the lavish mural that adorns the building on the northeast corner of Third and Palou, Bayview Hunters Point’s main intersection, is named “Tuzuri Watu,” which means “We are beautiful people” in Swahili, and it features a who’s who of celebrated African American figures.
Since its inception in 1969, the Saint John Coltrane African Orthodox Church (SJCAOC) has been dedicated to the spiritual artistry of its namesake, the great American jazz musician and composer, whose instrument was the saxophone.
Teri Williams, owner of OneUnited Bank, the largest Black-owned bank in America, and author of “I Got Bank,” encourages young folks to enter this year’s contest.
Jamaal Bradley, an industry giant, is the former supervising animator at Dreamworks and has worked at various studios, including Walt Disney Animation, Sony Pictures Imageworks and Electronic Arts. He has been a senior animator on several Oscar-nominated films.
This year’s 21st annual San Francisco Black Film Festival was an elegant and epic occasion. Filmmakers from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Durban, South Africa, London, England Atlanta, Arizona, Macon, New York, Kansas, Los Angeles, as well as the Bay Area and more convened on Northern California’s most international city to look at recent films.
Ebony Iman Dallas is featured artist at Joyce Gordon Gallery’s iteration for June 2019, Year of the Woman. exhibiting “Through Abahay’s Eyes” (“Through My Father’s Eyes”), which is up through June 30, tracing her homecoming to Somaliland. Artist talk is 7-9 p.m., at Joyce Gordon Gallery, 406 14th St., Oakland.