Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Culture Currents

Culture Currents

Cultural happenings in SF and beyond.

Reparations for Bayview Hunters Point

Bayview Hunters Point may be blessed with clean indoor air if Santa has his way.

End corporate-military genocide and ecocide!

Baba Jahahara exalts the names of our new Ancestors, denounces the failures of COP 26, uplifts the ever-closer-reality of Reparations and victories for Freedom.

Gratitude during pandemic holiday times

Love service in community is the fabric Positive Directions Equals Change weaves.

Quest to detect plutonium

In the footprints of Dr. Janette Sherman, Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai continues to uncover the deadly poisons left by the US Navy on the killing fields of Bayview Hunters Point.

Jazz fusion band TBA will rock the Compound’s ‘Last Saturday’ TODAY 5-9pm

It's a fundraiser, accent on FUN! Amazing music-makers coming out to support Black media, SF Bay View and Black New World Media. Be there!

GIRLFLY in the Gardens

Finding their way and their place through poetry and sharing the fruit.

A father and grandfather loves up on the children after decades of being unjustly...

Richard Johnson’s Formerly Incarcerated Giving Back brings holiday love and joy to children and families impacted by the prison system.

California Reparations Task Force looks at long history of racism in American agriculture

Ongoing corrupt and genocidal USDA policies, denials of land, wealth and constitutional rights for California Black farmers is being scrutinized by the California Reparations Task Force.

Abdul-Haqq Khalifah turns sadness from the passing of his teenage daughter into fundraising for...

Abdul-Haqq Khalifa shares his ongoing journey of response and healing at the death of beloved 15-year-old daughter Najiyya.

Bay Area personalities and musicians come out for the Dec. 4 Black media fundraiser!

Ghana becomes a bridge of rediscovery, reclamation and celebration of Black lives weaving the threads back together where they have been frayed.

Homefulness the world

With Indigenous leadership, solutions have been seeded, planted and launched in Homefulness No. 3 with world-view in so-called Bellingham, WA.

Singer Stacy Audriene is featured on D’Wayne Wiggins upcoming tour to Ghana

The D’Wayne Wiggins Presents tour brings Stacy Audriene and friends’ music and more into the loving arms of Ghana this December.

Bay Area-based wordsmith Marisha Ashanti is touring Ghana with D’Wayne Wiggins of Tony, Toni,...

Marisha Ashanti shares her excitement for the upcoming D’Wayne Wiggins of Tony, Toni, Tone tour to Ghana. 

Burned alive for sleeping outside

Never to mince words, Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia points out: “Krapitalism kills everything – people, animals and love.”

Legendary composer Marcus Shelby is bringing his opera ‘Harriet’s Spirit’ to the Bayview Opera...

“Harriet’s Spirit” will be on stage at the Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third St., between Oakdale and Newcomb, today and tomorrow, Nov. 13 and 14. Performances are at 1 p.m and 4 p.m. on Saturday, with the final performance at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Register at https://operaparallele.org/harriet/.

Interview with Dedoceo Habi on talking PTSD

Dedoceo Habi shares how he learned that the best way to make sure you sustain your trauma-related behavior is to run away from it, to act like it doesn’t exist.

Open letter from Sunnydale resident to Mayor Breed, Gov. Newsom and HUD Secretary Marcia...

The capital empire insists that the oppressed continue to bend, or move as it were, to the will of the system and its appendages – one of several forms of Genocide.

Bay Area neo-soul sensation Morgan J is set to rock Ghana on tour with...

Morgan J shares her excitement of embarking into her unknown, in Ghana, to experience her culture, her people and to receive whatever God has waiting for her there.

Fighting co-optation: Honoring the Black Panther Party on its 55th anniversary

Delency and Abbas Muntaqim deftly lay out the critical importance of history and education in the revolutionary movement.

A Conspiracy of Flowers

At the International Tribunal 2021, poet Steve Bloom eloquently speaks his poem, ‘A Conspiracy of Flowers,’ to his friend also present, former Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera.
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