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Monthly Archives: October 2023

Operation Al Aqsa Flood: Palestine, Israel and Resistance

It is no secret that the U.S. is doing everything in its power to thwart the emerging multipolar world order where the vision is less wealth inequality globally and locally inside countries and less big power interference in the domestic affairs of smaller countries.

Dr. Clayborne Carson receives 2023 Freedom Award from the National Civil Rights Museum

Dr. Carson, the Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor, emeritus, is a distinguished scholar, historian and activist, recognized for his lifelong commitment to civil and human rights, especially in preserving the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Homefulness is HEALing

Houseless leaders propose an innovative rent-free housing-healing model for one of San Francisco’s vacant office buildings – City Hall rally Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m. Be there!

Rashid: Prison officials plant a street weapon in a vacant cell, then move me...

After I was moved to solitary, numerous officials admitted this incident was a premeditated set up. I was also told that the entire ploy was to create a pretext to have me emergency transferred to the notoriously abusive and racist Virginia prisons Red Onion or Wallens Ridge.

In Loving Memory of Jo Ann Jones

Rest in peace, Jo Ann Jones. Her community advocacy will be sorely missed.

Medicare (Dis)Advantage

The Medicare Advantage mailers in your mailbox may look appealing, but beware: They are a disadvantage that endangers the solvency of the entire Medicare program.

LoveLife Foundation is putting love back in our communities

“Our annual Oakland’s Finest Black Tie Gala and College Scholarship Drive raises funds to give college scholarships to deserving Black youth to attend four-year colleges,” says Lacy.

Guard slams cell door, amputating prisoner’s fingertip

The officers involved exhibited a flagrant disregard for the wellbeing and rights of inmates, demonstrating a deeply entrenched culture of corruption and abuse at Men Central Jail.

‘DA Jenkins is enabling hate in our backyard’

Jenkins’ incitement comes as heightened anti-Palestinian, anti-Arab and anti-Muslim rhetoric has reached a fever pitch in reaction to violence and war in Israel and Palestine.

Remembering MOVE on film

For here were MOVE people, not just in brief sound bites, but in extended discussions, giving their ideas, insights, and arguments.

The LAPD vs. Black Panther Party shootout of Dec. 8, 1969

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party, former BPP member Bruce Richard recalled his experience in the Los Angeles chapter which culminated in a shootout. This October, Black Panther History Month 2023, is the right time to revisit that revolutionary history.

Palestine’s Trail of Tears 

a Trail of Tears / stretched across time / from Native America / to Palestine

Malcolm X: Zionist ‘Logic’

In short, the Zionist argument to justify Israel’s present occupation of Arab Palestine has no intelligent or legal basis in history ...

Unforgettable, though near or far

Here were men just like me with a little of nothing making a way for others and doing a good job. Positive Directions’ intentions were real, not for show. I knew that was where I wanted to be.

Justice long overdue: redevelopment to reparations

Persistent work by community activists advising the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII) has effectively transformed the Certificate of Preference (COP) program, a program designed to fail, into a vehicle for long overdue justice.

‘Out of the Darkness’ comes an artist!

You can check out “Out of the Darkness” on Sunday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m.- 6 p.m., at 1981 Sutter St., San Francisco.

Hear Kalimba King Carl Winters play the music that’s in your blood

Carl Winters, the Kalimba King, will be performing at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) in San Francisco on Saturday, Oct. 14, at...

Talk with Dr. Betty McGee about breast cancer, the Hunters Point Shipyard and taking...

Concerned Network of Women presents the 2023 African American Breast Cancer Conference Sunday, Oct. 1, 12:30 p.m., 1550 Evans “After years of providing education on...