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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

San Franciscans of color encouraged to apply to join Civil Grand Jury to investigate...

The San Francisco Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the 2014-2015 term, Judge Teri L. Jackson announced. “As chair of the Court’s Civil Grand Jury Committee, I would like to...

Customers can schedule free visits to check carbon monoxide monitors

by Manny Otiko, California Black Media As temperatures begin to drop in California, many residents look at making sure their pilot lights are working so they can heat their homes in the colder months. But...

At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy Scholarship

  At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy, usually held on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, is a two-week academy that is one of the only summer institutes for minority teen...

Full scholarships for one thousand students to attend Digital Media Academy Summer Tech Camp...

ONE THOUSAND HIGH PERFORMERS AND LOW INCOME STUDENTS WILL RECEIVE A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY SUMMER TECH CAMPS The Nudelman Family Trust has granted US$1.2 million...

All SFUSD High Schools to Offer Ethnic Studies Classes

  (San Francisco) December 10, 2014 - The San Francisco Board of Education voted unanimously to provide every high school student with the opportunity to enroll in an Ethnic Studies class by the school year...

Energy savings programs and ways to save this summer

by Genoa Barrow, California Black Media Whether or not temperatures will hit triple digits remains to be seen, but Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has tips to keep customers from getting burned on their...

Paid-to-drive promo pays $300 a week to wrap your car in a big ad

  PAID TO DRIVE PROMO!!! Seeking car owners willing to go about their normal routine with a big ad plastered on their car. Also known as “Car Wrap”. Compensation is $300 per week. Register at; MEDIA-396 email: signupmedia396@gmail.com

JCPenney hiring 750 seasonal associates in San Francisco area and hosting National Hiring Day...

The Christmas season is quickly approaching, and JCPenney is getting ready for crowds of eager customers by increasing staff for the holiday shopping rush. The Company plans to hire 750 seasonal associates throughout the...

Are you interested in a career in transit? BART offers fully paid training

BART Transit Career Ladders Training (TCLT) Program The program focuses on training in the electronics and electrical area and specifically targets training for BART job classifications of Electrician, Train Control Electronic Technician (TCET) and Transit Vehicle Electronic...

Applications open for SF PUC’s 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program

  NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SFPUC’S CITYWORKS SUMMER INTERNSHIP Applications are open for the 2019 CityWorks Summer Internship Program, which strives to increase diversity in engineering, program management, communications and related fields. CityWorks provides interns aged 16-19...

United States Postal Services (USPS) is Hiring

JOB Information Sessions Looking for a fast-pace, challenging and rewarding job? USPS DELIVERS USPS is conducting FREE Job Information Sessions During these job sessions, you will learn about: • Current jobs available • Job descriptions • How to apply online ~...

Saturday, 2/17, 9-5: Oakland Black College Expo to give over $1 million in scholarships,...

  15th annual Black College Expo to provide Bay Area students path to college WHO/WHAT: Wells Fargo has teamed up with the Oakland Black College Expo in an effort to curtail the high school dropout rate and increase...

Combatting Summer Slide with Summer Stride: Library offers more than 1,000 summer learning and...

 San Francisco, CA -- The Library’s annual summer learning program, Summer Stride, opens on May 13 and runs through Aug. 20. Summer Stride offers prizes, special free weekly programs at every neighborhood library, free...

City College of San Francisco announces cannabis course beginning in July – register now

              SAN FRANCISCO — Today, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is launching a series of workshops on cannabis as the latest addition to its already diverse continuing education programming. The launch is in response...

National Black Farmers Association Scholarships for current and future Black farmers

Scholarship Program With the National Black Farmers Association Supports African American Farmers AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCA Foundation today announced a $100,000 grant to support scholarships for current and future African American farmers. The National Black Farmers...

City College of San Francisco’s Free City available for Summer Session 2019

SAN FRANCISCO -- City College of San Francisco (CCSF) has kicked off registration for Summer Session 2019.  Early registration for continuing students began April 8th and will continue through June 8th, and...

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Evidence by the District Attorney’s Office is looking very weak ahead...

It is the opinion of this writer and sources within the legal community that the charges by the D.A. against Epps should be dropped or the case should be dismissed based on the very weak evidence that the prosecution is presenting. If the case does go to trial, the likelihood of an acquittal or mistrial seems extremely high.

Speak Creole!

The genocide against Black youths in Brazil is denounced, but we need more and more methods of international expression – on what is, in the best description by Professor Achille Mbembe, “Necropolitics.”

In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front

In Judi Rever’s book “In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front,” she tells of joining groups of Congolese volunteers with the U.N., Médecins Sans Frontières and the Red Cross, who “were there, day in and day out, to provide the means of life to people on the edge of death.”
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Giving for greatness

“Greatness is born out of the grind. Embrace the grind,” said Robert F. Smith, the billionaire technology investor, in his speech to the 2019 graduating class at Morehouse University on May 20, 2019, announcing he is paying off the student loans of 396 Morehouse graduates.

Master Photographer David Johnson returns to his roots

Johnson is an important chronicler of African American life in San Francisco during the mid-20th century.