USF: The inside story of the noose found on campus

The Black Student Union at USF demands that the administrators expel student haters and step up in ethical and moral ways to protect their Black students. Institutional protocols and policies in place do not provide what’s necessary to intentionally provide a safe place to study, learn, explore, grow or live without fear. It’s a failure, and a clear and present danger.

News & Views

USF: The inside story of the noose found on campus

The Black Student Union at USF demands that the administrators expel student haters and step up in ethical and moral ways to protect their Black students. Institutional protocols and policies in place do not provide what’s necessary to intentionally provide a safe place to study, learn, explore, grow or live without fear. It’s a failure, and a clear and present danger.

End the war on Africans: The truth about Eritrea and Ethiopia’s brutal regimes

Illusion and fantasy are comfortable, but there is no room for comfort or gray areas when one is trying to stop the madness in Eritrea and Ethiopia of their people being raped, slaughtered, disappeared, displaced and starved to death, with the pain made worse by the actions of those who deny, don’t want to see or feel the madness.

Open letter from the USF Black Student Union to the administration: Noose found displayed from dorm balcony

The members of the Black Student Union at University of San Francisco, and most likely a fair number of allies, has clearly spoken to the administration about what is necessary as the administration continues to enable racist terrorism against the Black student body with a perpetual lack of action to respect and protect Black students. This BSU is not waiting another 500 years.

BLM Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare For All legislation

Ever closer to providing high quality and comprehensive healthcare available to every person, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare for All Act of 2021 introduced by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell.

The other deadly COVID prisons: Reservations and COVID-19

Another look at the U.S. government’s imperialist relentless crush of genocide against the Navaho Nation, and all First Nations, illuminates the extreme challenges set before the Navaho people to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the face of the government’s deliberate denial of resources and criminal neglect of the people.

Behind Enemy Lines

End the war on Africans: The truth about Eritrea and Ethiopia’s brutal regimes

Illusion and fantasy are comfortable, but there is no room for comfort or gray areas when one is trying to stop the madness in Eritrea and Ethiopia of their people being raped, slaughtered, disappeared, displaced and starved to death, with the pain made worse by the actions of those who deny, don’t want to see or feel the madness.

Open letter from the USF Black Student Union to the administration: Noose found displayed from dorm balcony

The members of the Black Student Union at University of San Francisco, and most likely a fair number of allies, has clearly spoken to the administration about what is necessary as the administration continues to enable racist terrorism against the Black student body with a perpetual lack of action to respect and protect Black students. This BSU is not waiting another 500 years.

BLM Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare For All legislation

Ever closer to providing high quality and comprehensive healthcare available to every person, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare for All Act of 2021 introduced by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell.

Turning razor wire plantations into schools of liberation

The Minister of Justice of the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party, its function explained and created to maintain and assure the struggle in the movement for liberation is well-oiled and moving with a united front.

Hero of the movement Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald bids farewell

The beauty of Romaine 'Chip' Fitzgerald is the essence of his humanity, transitioned to the realm of the Ancestors while leaving a rich legacy and clear message with us to fight the good fight knowing that the oppressors can neither jail nor shackle the spirit of liberation. Every day is a victory.

Krasner’s stance on Mumia won’t cost him re-election, but it will stain his reputation as a reformer

The struggle to save Mumia Abu-Jamal from death by COVID-19, death by egregious police and prosecutorial misconduct, death by empire over humanity, death by politics and self-service, death by lawlessness, is every day a victory for truth and humanity. Each new day shines brighter and the enemy is fully and undeniably exposed.

Prison leeches: Professionals who live off prisoners’ suffering

The Indiana Prison System is one example, and possibly the worst of the worst, of a culture of slave holder disdain for non-white humanity, criminal disregard for human rights and humanity itself, intentional abuse, harm and torture against caged and vulnerable human beings, and dare it be uttered – evil doing. It’s experiential, as Kevin “Rashid” Johnson shows us.

Advancing the cause of Prison Lives Matter 2021

Organizing and educating are key elements to any successful movement. Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, Minister of Defense with the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party speaks succinctly about the necessity for revival of spirit and consciousness and inside-outside unity with mass organization – the essence of Prison Lives Matter in the move forward for liberation.

Chicano political prisoner Xinachtli calls on all freedom fighters, liberation-movement organizations to unite to build the National United Front Prison Lives Matter movement

Energy is building in this country and around the globe with revolutionary leaders like Political Prisoner Xinachtli, recently released Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim and Kwame Shakur organizing, educating and building the unified front with The People on the path to reparations, self-determination and freedom for all oppressed people.

Culture Currents

Ode to George Floyd, a poverty skola in amerikkklan

Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia expresses the deep connections in the love for comrades lost and the shameful reality of an intricately woven web of poverty, homelessness and mental illness, suffering and death, controlled and managed by murderous poLice, wite supremacy and gentriFUKing under krapitalsm.

Wanda’s Picks April 2021

Wanda Sabir presents a thoughtful journey considering the effects of the pandemic on our reality, and experiencing through memorial art, theatre, healing arts and poetry the beauty, trauma, wisdom, fight and survival of Black wom(b)en holding the possibilities of the future.

Solutions for Women: Empowering women through means, unity, sisterhood and solving problems

No woman is an island and eventually the life will serve up a brick wall challenge that another strong woman, having experienced and worked through a similar challenge, might be the opportunity for solution collaboration for empowerment. Solutions for Women honors the experience.

Free them all, ASAP!

Baba Jahahara never fails to offer up the beauty of humanity in community with his garden of loved ones transitioning, revolutions building, justice promising, freedom awaiting, movement posturing, humans imagining and congratulating outstanding achievements acknowledged. We feel the love.

Reclaiming Sacred Grounds: Black Lives Matter in memoriam

Reweaving the frayed fabric of the web of existence, the screening of “Reclaiming Sacred Grounds: In Memoriam Black Lives Matter,” followed by a panel discussion about reclaiming the land where Black people have been laid to rest, brings expanded possibilities to illuminating and reconnecting the past to the present and future in honor and dignity.

Celebrating the life of Lt. Sylvester Harris

The rich and loving life of Lt. Sylvester Harris journeys now to the heavenly realms, celebrated by all who have been touched by his good humanity.

Faceless but Seen

Tara Belchar opens a personal view of an increasingly familiar picture of the inhumanity of homelessness as ­brutal, most often imposed and more often ignored and dismissed as someone else’s problem. We created homelessness – the collateral damage of classist, racist capitalism. Our humanity is being tested by the challenge of taking responsibility for our creations.

Aiding the Bayview community during the COVID-19 crisis

Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community founder Phelicia Jones and Sistahs4JustUs have been, and will continue to be, a lifeline with focused effort to the community of Bayview Hunters Point providing crucial aid and necessities during the COVID-19 crises and beyond in dedicated humanity to care for those disproportionately left out.

Bay View Archives

Welcome to the Bay View Archives! With a $20,000 grant from The San Francisco Foundation, we can finally formalize and publicize our trove of Black journalism from 1976 to 2008.

Those who must be shown: an environmental justice manifesto

George D. Porter dedicated his career to the International Longshoremen’s Workers Union Local 34. He died in the care of his loving family on the morning of Feb. 19, 1992. His immediate cause of death was dehydration. His final cause of death was pulmonary asbestosis.

Then wasn’t the time, but now is!

“The police say to us all the time that they can’t do their jobs because we won’t talk and tell on someone. Well, we ARE telling on PG&E … so now we tell them it’s your turn. Do your job! Do it now!”

Lennar builds shoddy homes

“We have been living the Lennar nightmare for seven years. We are original owners with perpetual water intrusion. I am trying to organize my neighbors (168 defective homes) and share information in hopes that together we can make a difference ... We are absolutely devastated. I am writing from Novato, California.” — Tamara

SAN FRANCISCO BLACK FILM FESTIVAL
ALL ONLINE!
Starts June 18th
sfbff.org