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Monthly Archives: September 2021

‘Maybe you shouldn’t be building this project’

With solutions being offered and critical work being done by Homfulness, City of Oakland gets pushback for not walking their talk about the housing crisis.

Much respect and love to the Black Panther Party

Celebrating the Black Panther Party for Defense birthed in Oakland 55 years ago, Baba Jahahara also shares appreciation of the many past and present jewels of our communities.

John Burris on the indictment of two Stockton cops for viciously beating Devin Carter,...

The grand jury’s indictment of criminal acts by Stockton’s bad cops, Stiles and Villapudua, is a positive step towards achieving accountability and justice for the brutal malice perpetrated on Devin Carter and his family.

Leroy Moore: Dear Black community

Leroy Moore uses the power of poetry to inspire Black community engagement in the struggle for healing and empowerment for Black ableism by building Black organizations, leadership and unity.

California Reading Report Card: Nine Bay Area school districts at bottom of list

Alarmingly low CA Reading Report Card scores in Bay Area schools triggers the creating of a task force by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.

Do women face more challenges than men in recovery?

Traci Watson of Sister’s Circle Women’s Support Network, Inc. submits the possibility of undercounted women needing treatment for addiction issues in the face of hurdles that women in particular must navigate.

Liberate the Caged Voices: The rose began to grow from concrete

In this second part of Nube’s interview with Minister King X we learn how he found his own way through his unfolding Artivism to using art to bring the message in the struggle for true freedom.

Imprisoned in ‘Sundown Towns’: The racial politics of my domestic exile

Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson’s illumination about the creation of race for the purpose of capitalism’s necessity to control the masses could not be more clear.

Pattern of practice – brutality, schemes and crimes against humanity since 1619

Mutope Duguma defines the path from 1619’s forced exportation of Afrikans through the 400-year evolving in the domestic colonized nation to New Afrikans in the protracted struggle of present day.

Open Studios at the Hunters Point Shipyard in October

Open Studios from the largest artist community in the country promises great art from this diverse BIPOC community, and while not up close, for sure personal engagement with the artists.

Oakland Pride is back in person, Folsom Street Fair presents Megahood and more

Celebrating sexual liberation for all with Pride festivals, fairs and clubs all over the Bay!

Breaking historical silence to heal from historical wounds: Remembering the 1966 Hunters Point Uprising

During the fall of 1966, racial and economic disparity exploded into a violent three-day conflict between local and state law enforcement, the National Guard and the Black community of Bayview Hunters Point.

Guards steal from a California death row artist and he gets the hole

CDCr fine tunes and perpetuates slave holder, racist dehumanization culture in the spirit of Empire.

Abuse of refugees exposes the White House’s long-standing policy towards Haiti

Revenge is an ugly look on the face of slave-holder U.S. policy against Haitian refugees.

On Sunday, Rosie the Riveter Trust will celebrate ‘We Can Do It!’ spirit and...

Rosie the Riveter Trust celebrates in respect and honor the 100th birthday and contributions to community and planet of icon and can do woman, Betty Reid Soskin.

Help the family of 10-year-old Sammy Johnson, who died in his mother’s arms of...

Rest in Power 10-year-old Sammy Johnson, precious human being.

Haitian refugee crisis made in the USA, border patrol agents whip migrants

U.S. Empire imperils with impunity the continued trauma and terror on the Haitian people seeking asylum “offered” by the Empire.

Sierra Bourne, community journalist!

Bayview Hunters Point – Meet Sierra Bourne, the Bay View's new community journalist, HP born and raised!

Beacons of hope: Humboldt State’s Project Rebound builds a prison-to-college pipeline

Project Rebound at HSU breathes life support into possibilities for life successes to people returning from incarceration and at-risk youth.

People over profits: California bill pushes Amazon, Walmart and other big e-retailers

Warehouse Workers Protection Act, AB 701, intends to reign in the profits over people culture causing pain, injury, suffering and job loss to employees, predominantly Black and Brown people.
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