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Seven Bayview businesses that powered through the pandemic

Survival-thrival successes on Bayview’s Third Street in the pandemic era seem driven by writer Meaghan Mitchell’s lifetime mantra based on the African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

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Seven Bayview businesses that powered through the pandemic

Survival-thrival successes on Bayview’s Third Street in the pandemic era seem driven by writer Meaghan Mitchell’s lifetime mantra based on the African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Second Reparations Task Force meeting calls for more voices of Black Californians

California’s nine-member Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans, convened the second of 10 planned meetings and voted on a proposed community engagement plan to include “listening sessions” across the state.

SF students get ready for in-person learning in the fall

In preparation for in-person learning in the fall, Burton High School COVID-19 Clinic in San Francisco’s Portola area is offering a wealth of information, vacs jabs and vouchers for Giants tickets, while SFUSD is providing a learning seat for everyone, respecting those who choose not to vaccinate.

The assassination of Jovenel Moise: The US-backed PHTK dictatorship marches on

In the hearts and determination of The People of Haiti burns a relentless mighty force against the historical capitalist, colonizing, extractive, genocidal and self-serving policies of the U.S. government and the United Nations.

No more sacrifices

Tsukuru Fors' teen years in Hiroshima and subsequent young adulthood in San Francisco inextricably bonded him in solidarity with the Bay View Hunters Point people suffering in a parallel nuclear legacy.

Behind Enemy Lines

SF students get ready for in-person learning in the fall

In preparation for in-person learning in the fall, Burton High School COVID-19 Clinic in San Francisco’s Portola area is offering a wealth of information, vacs jabs and vouchers for Giants tickets, while SFUSD is providing a learning seat for everyone, respecting those who choose not to vaccinate.

The savagery of Life Without Parole (LWOP) sentencing

Michael Dorrough describes the path for legislators to create humane prison sentencing, tools for rehabilitation and justice-based administration of incarceration.

Agreement to End Hostilities

The Agreement to End Hostilities, envisioned and written by the Best of the Best, is perhaps the most powerful document to be created in the past 50 years, a testament to the power of unity, and today a Blueprint for the possibilities for humanity globally.

Decades of torture, hundreds of men, weeks of starvation – and still we aren’t free!

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first of three California Hunger Strikes, Bay View Editor Nube Brown interviews Paul Redd and Kubwa Jitu, captured and labeled the worst of the worst, sharing a combined 66 plus years total in solitary confinement, and revealing their humanity to be the Best of the Best.

Remembering the mighty hunger strikes: 10th anniversary salutations!

Mutawally Joka Kambon shares his memories and honor of the 10th anniversary of the Prisoner Hunger Strikes that inspired a rejuvenated heartbeat in the struggle for humanity.

Liberate the Caged Voices

Survival in the midst of historical and current long-term determined torture by prison guards against prisoners under the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation is testament to the human spirit, and glaring evidence of our social decline as human beings to allow the existence of such atrocities.

A light at the end of the tunnel for Kevin Cooper

With determination, commitment and love, Kevin Cooper continues to fight for exoneration and freedom from oppression for himself and all who suffer the pain of the whip.

Culture Currents

Eight-year-old twin sisters Kalina and Kalani cook their favorites!

by Barbara Harris Eight-year-old twin sisters Kalina and Kalani from San Francisco, Calif., have been cooking in the kitchen with their grandmother Barbara Harris since...

Memory lives in the blood. Our ancestors live in us.

Precious shared humanity was honored and lifted by the Monumental Reckoning ceremony through Dana King’s 350 African Ancestors created in bronze and exalted unto the earth, sky and descendant beings by the Heart and Soul Center of Light and Glide Church choirs.

The Juneteenth Holiday and Kujichagulia, or self-determination

Always enlightening, Baba Jahahara shares honor and gratitude for the paths of our humanity, uplifts the work necessary for changes and serves a healthy dollop of food for thought.

Wanda’s Picks: June 2021

Wanda Sabir has us feeling the moves of a reopening BA, remembering, revitalizing and honoring the fabric of our humanity and saving dates on calendars for the amazing events during June(teenth).

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.