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Kwame Shakur: Letter to the People

Kwame Shakur skillfully documents an unfolding roadmap in revolutionary movement for self-determination, liberation and freedom building substance and solidarity among the people.

News & Views

Black contractors getting little if any more city contracts since new law

“It’s a whole community being left behind,” said Bendu Griffin, president of Tonma, a management consulting firm in Oakland, adding that Black contractors are going extinct.

Voices are raised against the NBA launching its new African league in Rwanda

“My family and I urge you, on behalf of our husband and father, as well as countless other victims of the Rwandan regime, to please reconsider your choice to host the BAL games in Rwanda," pleads Taciana Rusesabagina, wife of the hero of "Hotel Rwanda," now imprisoned as a "terrorist."

Why I am calling for a Local Health Emergency in San Francisco

Absence a response by the local health officer or designee moves Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai to declare a Local Health Emergency under Section 101080 of the California Health and Safety Code at Naval Stations Hunters Point and Treasure Island.

Behind Enemy Lines

Kwame Shakur: Letter to the People

Kwame Shakur skillfully documents an unfolding roadmap in revolutionary movement for self-determination, liberation and freedom building substance and solidarity among the people.

Trans woman seeks release from CDCR custody after attacks

Transgender Advocacy Group pleads with Gov. Newsom to grant clemency to Syiaah Skylit, who is experiencing retaliation, threats and abuse, and reasons to believe she will be killed while in prison.

Culture Currents

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

A failure of leadership

After more than 15 years of “cleanup,” the Shipyard is still a toxic mess – and now Lennar is moving forward to build residential housing on the site.

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