Thursday, November 30, 2023

Culture Currents

Cultural happenings in SF and beyond.

Black on Black solutions: ‘Batters Up, Guns Down’ neighborhood softball league opener is March...

The men's season for Bats Up Guns Down is set to begin on March 26th, 2023, weather permitting. The first tournament event will be held on April 8th, 2023, which will be an Autism Awareness and Pre-Easter Celebration for kids.

Haiti: “The Truth Speaks for Itself”

Support the popular movement in Haiti. Demand an end to U.S. funding for the Haitian National Police and military.   Demand an end to the Biden Administration’s unconscionable attacks on refugees.

Kerby Garcia’s Sick N Tired Shred Program App

Nutrition plays the biggest part in working out.

The Most Beautiful Body Art 

From the depths of the divine the beauty emerges.

Conscious Wordplay and Wizardry: Meet Richmond’s Spoken Word Master Donte Clark 

“I feel like The Most High speaks to me more clearly through poetry than any other way.” – Donte Clark

Daylite Comes After the Night: an interview with the local rapper Daylite

Daylite breaking through the stereotypes.

Hidden History Black Museum opens in Los Angeles

The new Hidden History Museum owns the narrative.

Unfortunately, sometimes “black” does crack

Focus on The People.

Dr. Artel Great revives 70s Black cinema with emphasis on Black consciousness.

by People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey, Oakland Bureau Chief The Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) has recently announced its new Cultural Critic in Residence, Dr. Artel Great, who recently debuted a film series,...

Black Shakespeare: Layce Lynne Kieu

Kieu said, “it was love and I knew it was something I couldn’t stop doing.”

Allyssa Victory on what’s new with Oakland Black History news

Remembering where we come from enlightens the path we forge to a thriving Black future in Oakland.

African American poets’ poetry, On the Fly: Wanda’s Picks for February 2023

All about the perfect play for the Bay and poets’ poetry of Black Resistance.

Celebrating Black History Month

We are amazing Black people and we have equally amazing Black culture.

Kulwa Apara writes and performs one-woman play, “Brain Like Berkeley” 

“Brain Like Berkeley” is a satirical spin on the oversexualization of Black women and disregard for intellect and creativity we harness in our brains.

Kehinde Koyejo directs one-woman play, “Brain Like Berkeley”

We laugh, cry, eat, and I do a ton of listening.

Meet Bay Area native Sarah Allen – executive producer of SHOWTIME documentary “Stand” 

Exploration of different layers is meant to inspire and help others.

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.