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SF County Transportation Authority seeks Construction Management Services

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR THE YERBA BUENA ISLAND(YBI) WESTSIDE BRIDGES AND YBI SOUTHGATE ROAD REALIGNMENT IMPROVEMENTS (RFP 16/17-09) Notice is hereby given that the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is requesting...

SF County Transportation Authority seeks Independent Analysis and Oversight Services

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS AND OVERSIGHT SERVICES (RFP 16/17-07) Notice is hereby given that the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is requesting proposals from interested firms for Independent Analysis and Oversight Services. The full...

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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.