June 15, 2013
Marcus Book Store, at 1712 Fillmore St., San Francisco, is packed with knowledge it has purveyed since 1960, for 53 years. Now the oldest Black book store in the country has been ordered out. But the community is REFUSING to let Marcus Books close. The Sweises, who bought the property, want the judge to evict Marcus Books. Everyone is urged to BOYCOTT their businesses, Big Dog City Cab and Royal Cab companies. On Tuesday, July 2, 3 p.m., the community will caravan to the Sweis home in South City for a PROTEST RALLY at 4 p.m.
October 15, 2010
Literary inspiration, superstar author and female activist Terry McMillan made a special visit to San Francisco to sign her latest triumph, “Getting to Happy,” the sequel to “Waiting to Exhale,” catching up with the four women in “Exhale” 15 years later.