Sunday, July 25, 2021

Black contractors getting few if any more city contracts since new law

“It’s a whole community being left behind,” said Bendu Griffin, president of Tonma, a management consulting firm in Oakland, adding that Black contractors are going extinct.

Green Party of California condemns Democratic Party ‘betrayal’ for shelving of Guaranteed Health Care...

Capitalism again blocks the road to affordable quality healthcare for all people as a human right.

BOS President Shamann Walton leads Reparations plan for Black San Franciscans!

SF BOS takes huge historical step in creating the 15-member African American Reparations Advisory Committee.

Why I am calling for a Local Health Emergency in San Francisco

Absence a response by the local health officer or designee moves Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai to declare a Local Health Emergency under Section 101080 of the California Health and Safety Code at Naval Stations Hunters Point and Treasure Island.

Deputy Public Defender Eric McBurney’s statement on the case for his client Steven Jenkins

Shifting from criminalizing homeless lives requires digging deeper to expose the truth of the reality.

California’s deplorable treatment of mentally ill people of color

Keith Baxter is evidence that as a society we must revive the compassion necessary to validate our humanity and leave no one behind. Every heart counts.

Prop C funds released! San Francisco takes first step to move dial on homelessness

Birthed in the community, Our City Our Home’s Proposition C recommendations go to the mayor and BOS for final approval.

Brand-name health plans as low as $1!

Covered California offers healthcare premium relief opportunities to especially Black, Brown, Asian, other people of color and lower- and middle-income families.

San Francisco’s and McCormack Baron Salazar’s criminal neglect of Plaza East Apartments

Fillmore Black American voices raise the decibel charging disrespect and neglect regarding city government response to charges by tenants about issues with Plaza East Apartments' violations of tenants' rights and threats to safety and health.

Four Stockton cops viciously beat Black student, 17 – Burris filing federal suit

Police violence is raged against the people with impunity, ‘like a pack of wolves.’

Stealing our last acre and one remaining mule: Black, Brown and no income San...

by Tiny Gray-Garcia  Since 2013, in backroom deals with non-profit organizations, the San Francisco Housing Authority and HUD have been quietly enacting a benignly named plan called RAD, which results in the decimation of the...

Earth Day 2021 in San Francisco!

The lines are drawn – Captialism’s Profits over People, or, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win, all Power to the People

Black Leaders: Spending must include Blacks as state prepares for billions in federal cash

Black-owned media is key to carry the messages of billions worth in opportunities available by President Biden’s proposed American Jobs Plan to disadvantaged minority communities and businesspeople.

Exposing rats in the social security system – and the coronavirus blues

Listen up Social Security! –The rat stops here! – Paradise Free Jah Love Supreme has you on blast!

Beautiful to broken elevator to bedbugs: My 17 years at Acton Courtyard Apartment Complex

The bedbug nightmare, it so so wrong, sleeping in the bathtub for way too long.

City College under attack: Students organize to save 600 faculty jobs

On Sunday, April 11, student organizers in the CCSF Student Coalition led a 150-person “March to Save CCSF” in the Mission in protest of the recently approved layoffs of over 600 professors at CCSF.

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. on COVID-19

The COVID-19 vaccine, from Dr. Gates' perspective.

DMV adopts SF Supervisors’ policy to allow medical patients to use photo on file

CA DMV adopts policy urged by the SF Board of Supervisors recent resolution allowing on-file-photos for licenses and identification cards to patients with visual physical medical affects.

Pacifica Radio: Let’s talk about the debt

The defensive fangs of capitalism writhe and strike again within Pacifica Radio Network with the upcoming vote on the New Day bylaws, which threaten community radio and democratic governance at Pacifica.

TNDC plans to evict Black family with children during a pandemic

Double punch to the solar plexis – Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. moves to evict, ignoring the SF eviction moratorium and denying supportive resources to Black family.