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Local News & Views

Tyrell Wilson: Killed for being Black and houseless in Klanville aka Danville

Tyrell Wilson “was peaceful, polite, never caused any problems,” yet was murdered by Sheriff Deputy Andrew Hall through the lens of racism, classism and hate.

Burned to death on the streets of San Francisco

The intentional burning death of a sleeping homeless community member begs the question: Who are we?

San Francisco court’s racist denial of the constitutional right to a speedy trial

Constitutional Sixth Amendment violations against Black and Brown San Franciscans shed a damning light on SF court’s colonialist race and class oppression.

Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz Oct. 11, 2021

Editor Nube Brown attended the Oct. 11 Sunrise Ceremony to honor Indigenous Peoples' Day and the 1969-71 occupation of the island by our native brothers and sisters.

Fair Warning: Developers cannot guarantee Treasure Island will be safe

Deceptions and lies have brought pain, suffering and death to Treasure Island and Bayview Hunters Point, with no trustworthy assurances in sight for present or future residents.

Daphne Young’s eye on education: ‘What’s going on?’

Daphne Young is shining bright in her new column with current information to keep parents, students and community educated.

Open letter to SFUSD: Don’t blame the literacy crisis on the children

Reading education and literacy crisis in SFUSD described in details pointed out by SF resident and grandmother, Silvia Briseno.

Alameda County has resources for rent relief!

Rent moratorium ended Sept. 30 and money is available to help as Alameda County accepts and processes applications from renters and small landlords.

San Francisco District Attorney’s Office files numerous charges against San Francisco sheriff’s deputy

DA Chesa Boudin is not shying away from holding bad cops accountable.

Paying for universal health care

Politicians are paid to resist and We the People must get involved for any hope of a better health care system.

Pierre Labossiere speaks of solidarity against Haitian deportations protest

Pierre LaBossier, founder of Haiti Action Committee, speaks at a protest against brutal deportations of Haitians.

Dee, co-owner of Hey Neighbor Cafe

Nube Brown interviews Dee, co-owner of Hey Neighbor Cafe in SF’s Portola neighborhood.

‘Maybe you shouldn’t be building this project’

With solutions being offered and critical work being done by Homfulness, City of Oakland gets pushback for not walking their talk about the housing crisis.

John Burris on the indictment of two Stockton cops for viciously beating Devin Carter,...

The grand jury’s indictment of criminal acts by Stockton’s bad cops, Stiles and Villapudua, is a positive step towards achieving accountability and justice for the brutal malice perpetrated on Devin Carter and his family.

California Reading Report Card: Nine Bay Area school districts at bottom of list

Alarmingly low CA Reading Report Card scores in Bay Area schools triggers the creating of a task force by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond.

Breaking historical silence to heal from historical wounds: Remembering the 1966 Hunters Point Uprising

During the fall of 1966, racial and economic disparity exploded into a violent three-day conflict between local and state law enforcement, the National Guard and the Black community of Bayview Hunters Point.

Help the family of 10-year-old Sammy Johnson, who died in his mother’s arms of...

Rest in Power 10-year-old Sammy Johnson, precious human being.

Sierra Bourne, community journalist!

Bayview Hunters Point – Meet Sierra Bourne, the Bay View's new community journalist, HP born and raised!

Beacons of hope: Humboldt State’s Project Rebound builds a prison-to-college pipeline

Project Rebound at HSU breathes life support into possibilities for life successes to people returning from incarceration and at-risk youth.

People over profits: California bill pushes Amazon, Walmart and other big e-retailers

Warehouse Workers Protection Act, AB 701, intends to reign in the profits over people culture causing pain, injury, suffering and job loss to employees, predominantly Black and Brown people.
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