Monthly Archives: January 2020
On Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, a press conference was held in front of San Francisco Superior Court, at 400 McAllister, at which San Francisco Attorney Stanley Goff and lead plaintiffs and former Treasure Island residents Andre Patterson and Felita Sample publicly announced a “class action lawsuit and complaint for damages,” arising from public and private exposure to toxins on Treasure Island.
Comrade Keith ‘Malik’ Washington discusses the State of Texas’ systematic attacks on Black people and prisoners, and the collusion, corruption, and bigotry that create and manage the State’s carceral politics of death.
‘Beyond Us: Black Minds in Horror,’ a collection of films curated by award-winning horror author Crystal...
by Audrey T. Williams The AfroSurreal Writers Workshop of Oakland – and friends – will...
For this action to be taking place during this current crisis of capitalism and attacks on the working class and oppressed leads one to draw the conclusion that there must be corporate influence on this decision. - Clarence Thomas, ILWU
We demand that City Supervisors work to keep Black folks in San Francisco and to improve their quality of life. We demand that they pass policies to immediately relieve the disparities.
The UC committee finds the recent surface radiation testing at the Hunters Point Shipyard sufficient and calls for “an informational meeting with the residents of Parcel A to discuss the cost and benefits of further radiation testing of the parcel.” Supervisor Shamann Walton has called a public meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m., at 451 Galvez Ave., the Storehouse at the Shipyard. All residents are urged to attend.
Moms 4 Housing and all the beautiful people who stood together with the Moms are sheroes and heroes who manifested something capitalism tries very hard to kill: People Power. But they also manifested MAMA POWER, which, like all of us mamaz and daughters know, can take down a developer or real estate snake any day.
https://youtu.be/UB69VbhxmUk From: Prisoners at California Correctional Institution (CCI), P.O. Box 1905, Tehachapi, CA 93581
Working parents, among others, may find themselves increasingly short-tempered, anxious or depressed as a result of stress at work. This may be especially hard if you’re parenting with ACEs – that is, if you’re dealing with unresolved trauma from your own childhood.
Jailhouse Lawyers Speak is a national collective of imprisoned persons who fight for human rights by providing other prisoners with access to legal education, resources and assistance. You can join our struggle today!
Afrika is our Black Power Base. Our life force. Our African Sun. Where is your home base, Black man? It’s Africa.
Every time there’s an economic crisis anywhere in the world, pretty much it’s all resolved through the New York Fed. If they want to cut you off from the global economy, they can do so at the flick of a switch.
“For years I’ve been fighting to end this discriminatory and unsafe approach to pretrial detention,” District Attorney Chesa Boudin said. “From this point forward, pretrial detention will be based on public safety, not on wealth.”
New “Below Market Rate” Ownership Home at 6 Mint Plaza in San Francisco! 1 bedroom priced at $306,862....
A revolution in inside/outside organizing is pushing prison activism to new levels, harnessing new technologies and broad-based people power to push back against the exploitative and extractive prison industries and injustices of incarceration.
At Dr. King’s funeral, Stevie Wonder learned of John Conyers’ bill to make his birthday a national holiday. To overcome the resistance of conservative politicians, Wonder put his career on hold, led rallies from coast to coast and galvanized millions of Americans with his passion and integrity. But it took 15 years.
In regard to racism, Black San Franciscans are worse off than ever before. Only by achieving goals that improve the lives of Black San Franciscans will there be anything to celebrate regarding racial equity in San Francisco.
These 16 brave and selfless activists imprisoned in Central Prison are taking a stand, by way of a hunger strike, for those in Unit One who are mentally incapable of making these demands. This is a humanitarian display of unity for those inside who face injustice by the very same people who face injustices enslaved right there with them.