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Monthly Archives: April 2023

‘The Critic’s Company’ review

As a writer and someone who strives to follow my dream, it’s an all too relatable feeling of not being taken seriously when you yourself are serious about following your own path to achieve those dreams.

The film ‘Paperboy love prince runs for mayor’ and why we ain’t ready yet

Their campaign spoke to the everyday struggles of working class folks, poorer folks, Trans folks and Black folks.


Enough police terror!

A New Day, a new dawn for Certificate of Preference holders in San Francisco

NCLF was given this unique opportunity to work with the community to contact 10,000 people displaced from their homes by the former San Francisco Redevelopment Agency...

Oakland’s Kinfolx is on top of the wave of new businesses in Oakland after...

we wanted to ensure that our community had a stake and place to call home in this rapidly changing area of Oakland. 

Positive Directions’ new recovery group, Direcci’on Positiva

I’d abandoned my career in cement masonry, drank myself out of the restaurant jobs, and ended up in jail as a result of my drug use and maintaining my habit trading stolen goods and robbing.

Destroying a homeless peoples’ solution to homelessness-

I watched, shouted, stomped and paced back and forth on that weary stretch of Wood Street ...

Black Owned biodegradable dental hygiene products hit the market

Our products are unique and stand out from all other brands. For one we dropped the old fashion designs of oral-care products and went with a brand new look that hasn’t been seen before.

Idiocy of original intent

  by Mumia Abu-Jamal For several decades, right wing ideologues and lawyers have argued that the U.S. Constitution must only be interpreted according to what they...

Boss Down Youth Group: a young people’s employment training program

During the summer, when the youth are let out of school for break, community advocate and San Francisco native Stormy Henry uses this time to facilitate her Boss Down Youth Group

Thomas Sankara: Better one step forward with the people than ten steps without!

The speech was delivered by Burkina Faso's Thomas Sankara at the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in New Delhi in March 1983. by Thomas Sankara  "Long live international...

A talk with Big Toine

Rap veteran Big Toine talks about changing hip hop landscape

Jamesha Smith: Stockton’s stiletto dance classes instructor

Stiletto dance instructor Jamesha Smith is liberating souls one dance class at a time.

Afro-Arab food: ASÚKAR Palestinian Cuban Fusion

by Zaire Saunders While all art is either an attempt at expression, or expression itself – cooking cuisine encapsulates the human experience beautifully and expresses...

Judge Clemons cops out: Mumia and the law of lawlessness

The evidence withheld by prosecutors that Judge Clemons refused to fault involved constitutional violations

Oakland local politics with columnist Allyssa Victory

"As Oakland’s leadership focuses on repair of City infrastructure, it continues to struggle with trash management and control."

Queen Iminah: from Oakland to Harvard to Ghana and back

From Ghetto to Goddess is the movement.

Larry June’s ‘The Great Escape’ album review

 “The Great Escape” album has a cinematic style to it like a soundtrack to a 007 espionage movie.

The Quinngorithm: an interview wit’ the prolific Frisco lyricist San Quinn

Since the pandemic, San Francisco’s Hip Hop scene has been leading the Bay Area Hip Hop movement like it never has before