Friday, February 3, 2023
Culture Currents

Culture Currents

Cultural happenings in SF and beyond.

Towards MA’AT! 

Baba Jahahara’s lens sees full-spectrum the good, the bad and the ugly.

Ubuntu* Sisters and Brothers

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

The diversity of Blackness: Widening the scope of who we honor for Black History...

Curiosity didn’t kill the cat – there’s so much more to celebrate than what is fed to us, or comfortable for white people.

Positive Directions Equals Change brings specialized help to SF

Support and love for life are available for all.

Champ Green on his new album, ‘Adult Contemporary Playeristic Love Diaries’

Off “Eastshore Highway,” Champ Green is commuting with beats in rhymes.

Why Asian-Americans should celebrate Black History Month

The Fair Housing Act made the planned Westlake white-only bubble community illegal.

Honoring our African ancestors – ancient and modern, Ramses II to now

“Primary research is the greatest weapon against the distortion of African and African American culture and history.” – Manu Ampim

From the Bay to the big screen: Christopher Williams, aka The Black DaVinci

“The beauty of Black skin and how we reflect and absorb light influences my color palette, from the viridian green to dioxazine purple and yellow ochre.”

Boost! West Oakland’s CEO Ty-Licia Hooker speaks on academic recovery after the pandemic lockdowns

OUSD should make a commitment to educate the whole child.

The treacherous path to greatness: Musician The Verse talks about leaving Haiti

The Verse performing on Thursday, Jan. 19, at The Mary Jane Cannabis Consumption Bar, 2340 Harrison in Oakland, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free admission.

An OUSD parent’s look at how lockdown affected her children’s learning

Children and families are suffering – OUSD must resolve issues in pre- and current COVID settings with efficient, healthy and equitable outcomes.

From the bottom: Interview with Lewi Bo 

The art of rap is in its own positive evolution.

Small but explosive: Hip hop wordsmith Cloey Kaboom

Nobody influenced my stage presence.

Hands that heal: An interview with masseuse Jovan Aubry

J. Aubry body massage can relieve trauma pain we may not even know we’re carrying.

Faith Ringgold, CA women prisoners & Maafa: Wanda’s picks for January 2023

Wanda presents a full platter of delectable choices in the new year.


Gratitude. Peace, Love and Focus on the journey into 6263/2023.

‘Scam Francisco’ coming soon

Maybe the plan has brought the current percentage of African American residents to just 5%.

Keep the curtains open

Support new and sustained energy of our Bay Area Black youth creatives!

Ishmael Reed tackles racial dynamics of the ‘22 SF School Board Recall in new...

Recalled board members' views were smothered by the Jim Crow media and think tanks aligned with the eugenics movement – like the Manhattan Institute.

My media literacy class and the case of Political Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

JR Valrey at EOYDC is arming youth with education in the war against Black communities.