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Monthly Archives: April 2022

The fight for the climate

The pollution at the shipyard impacts everyone in the Bay Area. In the coming years, with rising sea levels, the entire bay will be contaminated by radioactive material.

‘We just unionized Amazon’: How two best friends beat the retail giant’s union-busting campaign

“And I’m ecstatic about what’s next. I know this is the catalyst for the revolution against Amazon, the same way it’s been happening with Starbucks.”

Mayor Breed oversaw divisive redistricting, pitting Black and Asian people against each other

Critics allege that, at one point, the mayor supported a draft map that watered down the City’s Black vote.

Youth-led Earth Day march to City Hall: Protect the people of Bayview and Treasure...

This Earth Day in SF, roughly 1,000 young people marched with environmental advocates from Union Square to City Hall calling for environmental justice.

Black Pi: How John Sims is bringing inclusion to mathematics 

No shame in exploring Pi – limitless curiosities in the expanded possibilities of Pi Day.

‘Le Ticket a Tout Prix’ (‘The Ticket at Any Cost’) to be featured at...

"The Ticket at Any Cost" ("Le Ticket a Tout Prix") will be shown twice at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles and be a significant element of an NAACP fundraiser on April 30.

‘OUSD was willing to let us die rather than change their decision’: Hunger striker...

Like a seasoned revolutionary, Moses Omolade assessed the crisis, sought clarity of mind-body-spirit, determined the costs and deployed the strategy, inspiring camaraderie in the fight for the beloved community.

Residents speak out on lack of city response to string of arsons in Bayview

Asale Haquekyah Chandler and Olivia Bordeaux protest outside the LaSalle Apartments on the hill in Bayview, covered by SF Bay View Community Journalist Sierra Bourne.

An interview with poet Quincy Troupe

“Duende” is a magical Black love story. The ending is happy, despite the tragedy, despite the horror.

NCBW SF teams up with Doris Ward Employment Training Program to open doors of...

NCBW SF puts serious juice into training and supporting Black and women of color into meaningful jobs in the hospitality, restaurant and retail sales industries.

Blood in the Clenched Fist Alliance

Prison officialdom utilizes gang rivalries and racial groups with manipulation and instigated violence to justify genocidal prison expansions.

Emotional intelligence: An interview with author D.B. Bedford

Oakland street legend D.B. Bedford is a pioneer of teaching heightened emotional intelligence in the Black community.

David Campos won’t sell us out! Vote by Tuesday, April 19 

Vote for David Campos solutions to end death caused by toxic Hunters Point Shipyard, homelessness and health care inaction, not more genocidal racist rhetoric.

Chesa Boudin dares to wage war against systemic injustice – but will he be...

There lies an indispensable value in those individuals who are willing to serve as catalysts for change, to risk reputation and re-election to stay true to their campaign promises and garner resentment from the establishment for challenging the status quo. 

Massive community response prompts SF Redistricting Task Force to vote down map dividing vulnerable...

In a 5-4 vote, the Task Force voted to disapprove its final draft map, which would have divided several vulnerable communities, setting a timeline to create a better map.

What a beautiful soul: Joe Nathan Wright, Aug. 15, 1955-Feb. 23, 2022

Don’t let grief burden you down, because if you could see Joe now, you’d see him in the brightness of God, walking the streets of gold hand in hand with Brenda.

13-year-old Black student leaving school attacked by SFPD

On March 15, 2022, a 13-year-old child was racially profiled, grabbed from behind and detained for 30 minutes by SFPD while leaving the Sterne School to enter his tutor’s car.

Mobile COVID testing units moving through Bayview

More COVID testing becomes available in neighborhoods that have been hit hardest.

Historic Battery Bluff opens April 23, offering visitors more national park experiences in the...

Battery Bluff is a new section of park created on top of the new Presidio Parkway tunnels. Enjoy gardens, picnic areas, sweeping views of the Golden Gate, a multi-use trail and access to historic military batteries not seen by the public since 1936.

Destroying the master’s tools: Soledad State Prison’s anti-Black racism and why we need abolition...

Ever the student, Talib Williams opens the doors to explore our understandings and beliefs about prisons and people held captive there, mostly Black people.