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Monthly Archives: August 2021

Liberate the Caged Voices

Editor Nube Brown’s interview illuminates shared humanity and how Artivists formerly incarcerated Minister King X and 26-years currently incarcerated Keelo G work together to win release for CA elder freedom fighters and political prisoners.

Wanda’s Picks for September 2021: An interview with Kumasi, Black August historian

Wanda’s interview with Kumasi unfolds the rich history of what is Black August.

Writing While Black: Fall 2021

Writing While Black in Fall 2021 brings advantages with both more in-person and still-plentiful online conventions, and spiced with a scandal that’s inspiring changes and ended well too. 

What does inclusion look like?

Downtown Oakland will be the new headquarters for BART, which has partnered with Turner Construction Co., is engaging Black-owned business and contractors, including Red Dipper Electric and Metro Contract Group and putting fissures in the Black shutout.

Tragedies and triumphs

Stay enlightened with Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at sharing new transitions, remembrances, congratulations, celebrations, victories and heads-up new and ongoing actions.

In the spirit of liberation for the people: a New Afrikan analysis of Cuba...

The people's liberation movement is global and requires unification of African, New Afrikan, Cuban, Haitian and all people who seek self-determination and sovereignty with the lens on critical analogy of our history and current conditions.

GIRLFLY in the Gardens

With intention on Land, Belonging and Racial Justice in the worlds of young women and non-binary people, GIRLFLY in the Gardens plants the seeds for dance and poetry’s blooming revelations.

Extra-judicial killings, mass incarceration and government attacks on civilians: The elephant in the room

Herukhuti Sharif educates in depth how the colonizer design of the system, and collective socio-political illusions of the people, result in relentless harm and death to Black and vulnerable people.

‘David got a rock and a slingshot and knocked Goliath out’: The National Black...

The revolution has begun and the reality that ‘we are our own liberators’ is not an idea but the rock in the hand of David, the commitment and determination for self-determination without oppression.

Tribute to Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz

The hateful, racist inhumanity of our prison system delivered to political prisoners, to Elders like Russel ‘Maroon’ Shoatz, is criminal and none other than death sentence by proxy.

Clemency for David Gilbert!

At long last, what so many have dared to hope and work for has happened with NY’s then Gov. Cuomo’s clemency grant to Political Prisoner, David Gilbert, with the opportunity to take his case before the NY Parole Board and seek long-overdue release from prison.

Black August commemorated at the gates of San Quentin Prison

Commemorating George Jackson’s life and legacy keeps the fires lit and strikes new energy in the protracted struggle for freedom and also demands the release of the now-Elder freedom fighters from the modern slave plantations.

How to live free … guaranteed!

The telling of a lived experience of addiction like Martin X shares in this writing beckons that person searching for the open door of healing support in places like Positive Directions Equals Change right here in our Bay View Hunters Point community.

What to the Black third striker is your Parole Board hearing?! A warped call...

With a crystal clear lens, Ronnie Winn sorts out the mumbo jumbo of CDCR and Board of Parole language to expose the bottom line realities for indeterminately sentenced non-violent third-strikers in CA prisons.

White supremacy in San Francisco

Gloria Berry’s account of Shahid Buttar’s civic lynching highlights just how disconnected we are from our humanity, deftly designed by colonizer capitalism to keep the people in turmoil and status quo firmly planted.

Exploring racial justice in philanthropy: What the philanthropy sector must do to better support...

From the lived experience of being marginalized, micro-aggressed and devalued to the Black Fundraisers’ Podcast that celebrates, inspires and equips Black Fundraisers to excel and positively impact Black communities.

Five years after Colin Kaepernick refused to stand, we still get the story wrong

Dave Zirin shows why it’s not Colin Karpernick we need to be listening to, on the trend bandwagon waiting for his next word, but the youth to whom he passed the baton for the next relay in the continuing struggle.

Dear white people, please don’t lose your minds

If America behaves like a schoolyard bully as its white population becomes a minority, Oscar Blayton poses that the community of nations will not stand for it.

A People’s Tribunal will try crimes against the people on the October 2021 International...

The People rise again, 70 years after the historical 1951“We Charge Genocide” indictment against the U.S. government, to bring the International Jurists again to the 2021 International Tribunal again charging U.S. government and their states with genocide, civil and other crimes against humanity, and Black, Brown and Indigenous people specifically.

SF AIDS Foundation seeks Benefit Navigator

We’re looking for a full-time Benefits Coordinator and Linkage Navigator to support people in accessing health care benefits for HIV-related health services, including PrEP,...
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