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Sam Jordan’s, San Francisco’s oldest Black-owned bar, to close after 60 years in business

“The spaces the Black community had carved out, the restaurants we’d established, the communities we’d become a part of, were all fading out.”

Government or corporate run healthcare?

Those who profit off illness are very powerful in the U.S. Kaiser is a non-profit that earns massive sums and is also a major opponent of an Improved Medicare for All.

Contamination, de-contamination and the dilemma of distrust at the Hunters Point shipyard

“The EPA has expressed to the Navy that they no longer have confidence in the work performed by Tt EC at HPNS, as well as at other Navy radiological sites including those located at Treasure Island and Alameda in the San Francisco Bay Area.”

Rec & Park breaks ground on Shoreview Park overhaul

“This renovation has been a long time coming and we continue to be elated about the improvements to our park. Open space and parks represent so much for community and we will continue to improve our parks in the Bayview.”

San Francisco ‘Fiber to Housing’ program provides internet for low-income families

Mayor London N. Breed, along with City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly, have announced the San Francisco Department of Technology’s Fiber to Housing program has received national recognition for its service to low-income San Franciscans.

BABJA to host Q&A with San Francisco District Attorney Candidates – Davey D to...

The outcome of the San Francisco DA race could change the criminal justice landscape in San Francisco. This open forum is the last chance for undecided voters to hear each candidate address issues that matter to them and their community.

Scapegoating the judge: Tetra Tech deflects the blame for Hunters Point Shipyard eco-fraud

Judge James Donato: “It just doesn’t make any sense to me, that a guy rolls out of bed and says, ‘Hey, today is the day I’m going to swap out the test samples.’”

Bay View Voters Guide endorses Jeremiah’s Social Justice Voter Guide for San Francisco’s Nov....

The San Francisco Bay View newspaper so thoroughly and heartily agrees with the choices and the reasoning for making them laid out here by Jeremiah Jeffries that we present them in place of the Bay View Voters Guide.

Stop the fires with underground lines and public power

Gov. Newsom’s condemnation of PG&E rings hypocritical, as he is the recipient of more than $200,000 in campaign contributions from the company. Moreover, Newsom wants to remove legal liability standards for electrical utilities and has created a $26 billion wildfire liability bailout fund.

As San Francisco mothers raising the next generation of San Franciscans, we will vote...

When Chesa Boudin is elected, he will have a profound impact on transforming The City and protecting our children and families from the racism and harm inflicted by the criminal justice system.

Prop A: Affordable homes for San Franciscans now!

To fight the growing housing crisis and preserve the soul and character of the Bayview neighborhood, we must pass Proposition A on the November ballot. Prop A will allow long-time residents to stay in the neighborhood they love.

Visitacion Valley teen Sabrina McFarland named National Youth of the Year by Boys &...

Sabrina is attending Barnard College and aspires to be elected a member of Congress and use her voice to help advocate for changes and equity in the U.S. education system.

Master Plan for Aging: San Francisco speaks

Fourteen percent of San Francisco seniors live in poverty, and over 50 percent of the homeless are seniors, 44 percent of whom have become homeless in their 50s.

Rally Tuesday at City Hall to demand justice for Mario Woods and an end...

On Tuesday at noon, join the rally and press conference on the steps of City Hall to demand justice for Mario Woods and an end to war on Black and Brown people in San Francisco, and attend the hearing on the US Department of Justice’s 272 recommendations at 3 p.m.

Suit filed against Sacramento PD for restraining 12-year-old boy with bag over his head

The law firm of renowned attorney Ben Crump filed suit today against the Sacramento PD and a private security firm for restraining a 12-year-old of small stature with a bag over his head to “shut him up” after arresting him at a neighborhood carnival.

Expanding space for women to heal: Grand opening of the Hope Center in the...

We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of the Hope Center drop in services, an expansion of the San Francisco SafeHouse transitional program.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Charlotte Maxwell Clinic (CMC) has been providing free integrative cancer care to low-income Bay Area women since 1991. The clinic recently moved from its previous location to an historic bank building located on “Pill Hill” across from Sutter Hospital in Oakland.

Power concedes nothing without a demand: Community demands reinstatement of Hunters Point Shipyard RAB

The Navy appears to be in violation of the regulatory requirement to “reassess community interest at least every 24 months.” It has been over a decade since Laura Duchnak signed the Navy’s Letter of Intent to Dissolve the RAB.

Make anti-racist Chesa Boudin our SF DA

Black San Franciscans are over seven times more likely to be arrested than their White counterparts, and they are 11 times more likely to be booked into county jail.

Transmisogynoir: How Black transwoman murders have reached epidemic proportions while America sleeps

Taking place the day before Oakland Pride, Oakland’s First Annual Transmarch highlighted the plight of Black transwomen in the United States and internationally.

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‘Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown’ runs through...

The Black Repertory Group is kicking off its 56th uninterrupted theater season with the life and music of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. The nationally touring musical “Remembering James” is running Thursdays-Sundays through Nov. 24.

‘Mumia Abu-Jamal is just one step away from freedom,’ says Maureen...

Philadelphia police have been violent and racist and corrupt for decades. They have a lot to lose if Mumia wins – because when Mumia wins, the forces that support Black dignity and freedom are winning.

Poetic justices: Two Black women appointed to California Superior Court judgeships

“These appointments speak volumes. I am extremely pleased and excited that there are two new highly professional and qualified African-American women judges appointed to the California Superior Court.”

Black Alliance for Peace stands in revolutionary solidarity with the people...

With the forced resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales and the physical assaults against leaders of the Movement for Socialism, the progress made by indigenous and working-class people of Bolivia is under serious assault.

Modern-day slavery from incarceration to forced adoption

System-impacted women and girls are now leading the criminal law reform ... showing the American public and policymakers that previous beliefs on punitive punishments and “rehabilitation” are wrong.