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Archives 1976-2008

The Bay View Archives is a project founded in 2019 to publish stories and journalism from 2008-1976. This venture is funded by a grant from the San Francisco Foundation.

Viequenses support Barack Obama

Vieques is an exquisite white-sand-trimmed island, a jewel in the blue Caribbean, where the 10,000 Viequenses fight valiantly for cleanup of massive contamination left by the U.S. Navy.

Children’s Defense Fund calls Schwarzenegger’s revised budget shameful

In a state with the eighth largest economy in the world, it is a moral outrage that cuts to foster care, health coverage, cash assistance for children and food programs are even being considered.

‘Smart Cities’ reject redevelopment agencies

There are only three medium-sized cities in Northern California that have withstood pressure from a powerful Sacramento lobby, an army of lawyers, consultants, bond brokers and land developers.

Life after graduation

Because I have someone in my life who cares, I now have a future filled with possibilities and I look forward to what the future holds for me after graduation.

Outstanding California childcare providers recognized at State Capitol ceremony

The ceremony was held to recognize the important role that informal childcare providers play in raising preschool age children and preparing them for Kindergarten.

Former Black Press executive named NAACP president

“He represents taking the NAACP to the next level ... And he represents great promise and potential, not just for the organization, but for young people.”

The legal lynching of Black youth

I was devastated at how cold and heartless the judicial system can be when it comes to our Black babies.

A journey into sound: an interview wit’ Fiyawata

They say that balance is the key to the universe, yet there are only a few groups in Hip Hop that include male and female musicians.

Sean Bell’s killers acquitted

“There was a such thing as society prior to this parasitical system of imperialism. People dealt with their contradictions, and people need to be clear on that. We can deal with our own contradictions.”

Revolutionary Black psychologist honored for changing education and society

“Joseph White has made a fundamental shift in how ethnic minorities are viewed, understood and treated in American psychology.”

Tortured Sudanese journalist Sami Al-Hajj released after 7 years in Guantanamo

Sami Al-Hajj was released after spending more than seven years in U.S. custody. He was released without ever being prosecuted.

A permanent fixture of injustice: Child Protective Services

“I feel like there is racism, ageism and sexism in the CPS system,” said Alicia.

On the road toward health

Step by step, access to healthy living is increasing with community efforts.

Eve Ensler’s spectacular celebrates New Orleans women

“I’ve been trying to free myself of Katrina’s grasp. ... With what I’ve gone through, I should be just stark raving mad by now, but I’m able to go on.”

Towards African-American unity and a Black united front

“Dr. King wants the same thing I want: freedom.” – Malcolm X

Environmental organizations and residents warn against consequences of Lennar’s ‘Prop Greed’

“People need to know about Proposition G’s environmental consequences. This is a ploy to pave parks for profits.”

Prop F answers SF’s top housing issue: Affordability

For over a year, Lennar polluted the Bayview with dangerous levels of asbestos particulate, churning poisonous dust clouds over community homes, schools and churches.

Prop F answers SF’s top housing issue: Affordability

Lennar and their fleet of consultants are calling the Bayview Affordable Housing Initiative a “poison pill.” The irony here shouldn’t be lost on anyone.

US Navy aims its big guns at Latin America

While Washington assures that its sole interest in the region is combating “new threats” – terrorism, drug trafficking and the Maras gangs of Central America – Latin American people often see it as the pursuit of “imperialist” interests dictated by energy needs.

Taxpayers file landmark lawsuit to prevent $12 billion in prison construction debt

"How can we be kicking thousands of kids off of Medi-Cal and cutting the public school budget by billions, yet sink $12 billion into building tens of thousands of new prisons beds?”

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Comrade Malik: Environmental disasters in Texas are not a hoax

Prisoners who, like me, are trapped in federal and state prisons in close proximity to these toxic chemical plants rely on free world people to confront these violators of the public’s trust. Don’t be silent.

City College’s disrespectful relationship with African American administrators and the Black...

“City College used me to develop relationships with the Black community,” says one administrator.

‘Harriet,’ the film – a review

If a viewer is looking to see a story where white people are not cast as saviors and Africans as beasts, then this is not the film for you.

Talking with kids about the dangers of e-cigarettes

Some e-cigarette users have had seizures after a few puffs or a day of vaping, according to an alert by the Food and Drug Administration.

Michael ‘Zaharibu’ Dorrough, universally loved, locked up for 32 years, is...

"I am incarcerated for a crime that I had nothing to do with. And I am serving a sentence of life without possible parole as a result."