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Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Local News & Views

Child Separation Services and the Family InJustice Court

Ongoing rot from within highlights racism, classism, child abuse and trafficking, human rights violations and corruption in Child Separation (Protective) Services and Juvenile Dependency Kkkourt (Court).

SF students get ready for in-person learning in the fall

In preparation for in-person learning in the fall, Burton High School COVID-19 Clinic in San Francisco’s Portola area is offering a wealth of information, vacs jabs and vouchers for Giants tickets, while SFUSD is providing a learning seat for everyone, respecting those who choose not to vaccinate.

Suspend the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department budget!

Not in our names and not with our tax dollars – the war is on and The People demand accountability and to be heard.

San Francisco is NOT a law enforcement reform leader

Upending the fantasy of progressive reform, the elephant is crossing the room to reveal the ugly reality of SFPD and its cohorts’ denial of anything like police reform or justice for the people.

Public housing tenants rally against nationwide privatization of public housing and HOPE SF scheme...

Humanity does not reside in gentrification, privatization, displacement, discrimination, harassment, neglect or disrespect, and public housing residents protest this inhumanity by San Francisco and Oakland Housing Authorities.

SFUSD Board approves short-term budget for 2021-22

Back to school in San Francisco, in-person learning and funding to support and stabilize all students returning in the ongoing climate of pandemic-related challenges.

Homegoing tribute to Mother Ernestine Howard of the legendary Wendy’s Cheesecake Bakery

The Howard family shares sweet honoring of their beloved Mother Ernestine Howard as she takes flight homegoing in the spirit of a loving life lived.

Juneteenth shooting at Lake Merritt: We don’t deserve this

Racism as a public health crisis perpetuates anger and toxicity in every fiber of our social fabric, appropriately nailing the blame to the underpinnings of capitalism – no justice, no peace.

Winners and winners: Big takeaways from new rent law benefitting landlords and tenants

Signed into law by Gov. Newsom, AB 832 updates California’s eviction moratorium rules, extends it and brings over $5 billion in federal relief to renters and landlords alike, with 15.79 percent identified as Black or African American.

SFUSD multilingual town halls

Multilingual town hall sessions by UFUSD and UCSF CARES Taskforce planned to inform and answer questions from community members about returning to in-person education this fall.

Support Not Sweeps! Free Homefulness!

Ugly act of classism by City of Oakland, Sausalito, Alameda and Marin counties – crushing boats, sweeping tents, dumping possessions, creating violence and dehumanization on poor and vulnerable members of our communities.

Killed for being Black while changing a tire in Daly City: The poLice murder...

Roger Allen left this life with tears stinging the eyes and hearts of almost no one outside of his family and close circle of friends, since the so oft lost Black lives seem to be no longer notable “news.”

The other pandemic

We went to the moon, and with the same energy and success we can beat the super-killer fentanyl epidemic.

California’s stolen Black land: Bruce’s Beach, Folsom, Allensworth, the Fillmore

By hook or by crook, and a shake or two of KKK collusion, no fair playing field was created for early Black entrepreneurs, nor their descendants who today demand action from reparations task forces.

Struggling for multicultural unity in Bayview Hunters Point

Love and care for each other proves once again to bring unity and well-being in place of fear and division.

Her disabled son was shot four times. Now, she can’t find a new apartment

Discrimination with impunity by those providing housing to Black, Brown, Indigenous and poor people act not in service to the community, but in the name of profits over people.

Second annual SFUSD Black Graduation Rites of Passage Ceremony

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators presented the Second Annual SFUSD Black Graduation Rites of Passage Ceremony!

The Curry family helps renovate and unveil new playground at East Oakland elementary school

Safe play spaces built to grow healthy, happy kids at Franklin Elementary School in East Oakland.

In the San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIII, the legacy continues June 17-20: ‘Healing...

A scintillating array of fascinating films awaits film lovers at the 23rd annual San Francisco Black Film Festival, June 17-20. Meet SFBFF’s new millennial leaders, daughter Cree Ray and son Kali Ray Jr., of director Kali O’Ray, who died unexpectedly last year in August 2020. For tickets and details, visit www.sfbff.org.

Education Beat: Tachelle Herron-Lane of 100% College Prep

Bay View Education Reporter Daphne Young interviews Tachelle Herron-Lane, assistant director of 100% College Prep Program, a college prep program.