Yearly Archives: 2021
A true United States
Another flower blooms from a crack in the concrete, in the being of Heather D’Aoust.
Ring in the New Year with health care savings
Discover your options for subsidized, or at least affordable, quality health care coverage in 2022.
Meet the 29-year-old activist and attorney chairing California’s Reparations Task Force
Vision, commitment to justice, deep education, and youth energy fire up the Reparations Task Force.
Ready to take legal action: Cal NAACP warns Redistricting Commission
Warning shot fired as the California-Hawaii NAACP monitors the CRC’s redrawing of maps to ensure that Black-led coalition legislative districts and voters are not disempowered or disenfranchised.
Looking at the catastrophic psychological effects of the pandemic in the Black community with...
Therapist Tia Barnes speaks of the importance and possibilities of nurturing mental health for ourselves and our families during the ongoing COVID pandemic.
Manhunt: Freedom fighter Ozone charged with murdering cop
Call to action to support captured freedom fighter Ozone’s civil and human rights while corporate media slanders him publicly pronouncing him guilty without a trial.
Crying at the Centro Fidel Castro Ruz
The US government’s designated threat honorably shines light on the path for when we decide it’s our turn.
Soledad raid: Black prisoners brutally attacked file class action against California’s prison agency and...
The racist prison system flexes its power over helpless captives inside when the masses outside protest too much.
We keep us safe: Tenderloin streets belong to the people, not cops or mayors
The people of the Tenderloin deserve secure housing, economic opportunity, community-led responses to mental health crises and a government that will prioritize their voices in any proposed solution.
Eye on Education
Education Reporter Daphne Young brings 99 percent good news and holiday cheer for the uplift we’ve been craving.
Honor and respect Iya Sojourner Truth
“Going home like a shooting star,” Iva Sojourner Truth stayed true to her path.
Have we normalized the genocidal practice of caging our youth?
The racist capitalist carceral system’s tactic of locking up youth in adult prisons grooms teenagers into adult slaves, if they survive, and is genocidal.
Black cannabis entrepreneurs say state’s $30 million fee waiver fund may not be enough
Inequities remain for Black entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry and SB166 fee waiver program should right some wrongs in support of equity.
Maroon, The Implacable One
Whenever and wherever the People gather like a mighty Storm To fight for Freedom that hasn't yet been won They will always whisper with Pride and Respect The Power-filled name Maroon – The Implacable One
Members of Oakland murder victim Eric Davis’ family speak out
Young Eric Davis was taken from his loved ones and community because our electeds just don’t care enough.
Honoring a Baobab in the Bay Area arts: Dr. ‘Papa’ Zak Diouf
The legacy of Dr. Zakarya Sao Diouf lives on from the heart of his shared humanity as Papa Zak transitions to join the Ancestors.
Waitlist open for 2- and 3-bedroom apartments in San Jose Gardens, San Jose
Now Accepting Applicants for 2-and 3-bedroom apartments Waitlist is open and currently accepting applications for the waitlist for the following location: San Jose Gardens – 4668...
In memoriam: Honoring Mrs. Verlie Mae Pickens
The ripples left by her deep humanity continue to spread gently as Mrs. Verlie Mae Pickens transitions to the Ancestors.
Reparations for Bayview Hunters Point
Bayview Hunters Point may be blessed with clean indoor air if Santa has his way.
End corporate-military genocide and ecocide!
Baba Jahahara exalts the names of our new Ancestors, denounces the failures of COP 26, uplifts the ever-closer-reality of Reparations and victories for Freedom.