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Monthly Archives: January 2024

Being separate and unequal at UC Berkeley

“Do you think Black writers do better at writing Black literature than white ones?” “Yes, of course, because the Black writers can really see what we have contributed to the world.” We like to grow and mature from having our stories told by us to us.

Paper knives destroy poor people’s lives

“We were paying the mortgage and we were current but nothing mattered. She managed to convince the sheriff to evict us.”

Dear Treasure Island Authority Board, thanks (but really no thanks) for the toxic parks!

The Navy says Treasure island is polluted with dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ that could be nearly impossible to clean up, which thwarts the Treasure Island Development Authority’s plans to bestow on the City of San Francisco a toxic swathe of land larger than Golden Gate Park.

Israel uses starvation as a weapon of war in Gaza

The international community’s moral obligation is to condemn Israeli aggression and prioritize diplomatic efforts to not only impose a ceasefire, but to further end the siege on Gaza.

Gladiator fights lead to stronger sheriff oversight

“Passing this charter amendment was important to me as it created a process to address the complaints from incarcerated people and their families against the injustices happening to people in the sheriff’s custody.” - Supervisor Shamann Walton

Unlock Financial Prosperity: Dr. Karwanna D.’s Exclusive 5-Day Challenge for Entrepreneurs

In a world where taxes vanish, profits soar, and time becomes a valuable asset, high-level entrepreneurs find their haven in Dr. Karwanna D.’s latest...

Help Amber Jackson prepare for freedom

I plan to pleasantly surprise anyone in my path. I go back to the Board of Parole Hearings in 2024 and I fully expect my release.

MLK Day Special: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words

While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor. And Dr. King was a fierce critic of U.S. foreign policy and the Vietnam War. Substituting "Gaza" for "Vietnam" brings Dr. King's words up to date.

One big man … one hot truck!

Deep soil excavations and heavy equipment operations are being actively conducted by Navy “slumlords” in front of 30 State of California workers “held hostage” in Building 830, at 75 Crisp Rd. on the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard Federal Superfund system.

Troublemakers and system changers, healthcare that works for you

Z, acknowledging the effort change requires, said, “I know we’re all tired. But if I’m tired, I want to be tired and healthy. Don’t be afraid and intimidated. Go in there and be who you are, because truth don’t tremble.”

The one state reality

The effort to link the apartheid label to the production of a global cultural boycott comparable to that faced by South Africa is both the most plausible theory of change and the primary objective of the BDS movement.

San Francisco is largest US city to call for ceasefire in Gaza

“With the passing of this resolution, the San Francisco Board has courageously stood on the right side of history. The interests and voices of the vast majority of our city’s diverse communities are finally being heard,” says Lara Kiswani, executive director of the Arab Resource and Organizing Center. 

Is Safeway safe for Black customers?

“African Americans should be able to shop anywhere in the world. Maurice's experience needs awareness.” - Brianna Mcgee

Full hearts, full circle: Dr. Gina Fromer leads with love at GLIDE

According to Dr. Gina, “[Rev.] Cecil basically told the entire board that Gina is in this position and y’all need to let her lead. Let her do her thing. She's going to move this organization forward.”

Black Bayview college students tell their success stories

“I go to Harvard University. 100% College Prep was part of that village that helped to cultivate me into the person I am today. I'm from Sunnydale and live in Bayview. My family is from here.”