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Local News & Views

Local News & Views

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.

LWOP is a death sentence: Give Stanley Bernard Davis a chance for parole!

California still has the death penalty in place, renamed to make the act of State Murder more comfortable for the citizenry.

City Hall political corruption reaches community-based institutions

“Black community organizations require mission-aligned leadership to implement their purpose. Instead, Booker T. Washington Community Service Center VP Farah Makras informed me that many of her friends voted for Donald Trump.” - Former Board President Julian Davis

God bless you for helping Sam!

Sam Johnson is fighting for his young life and with hope laced with anguish, friends are asking for prayers and community offerings to help Sam’s family and save this precious human life.

Building up women for careers in construction

Bay Area Black women are unapologetically moving into construction, training with Mission Rock Academy and partners, to learn trade skills including running equipment like tower cranes, pile-drivers, forklifts, backhoes, boom trucks and Bobcat excavators.

On the unspeakable history of animal cruelty at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard

In the protracted work of Dr. Ahimsa Sumchai to research, educate and eradicate the harms of the deadly dumping of killer contaminants at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, Sumchai exposes the additional history of animal radiation experiments compounding the suffering.

United Educators of San Francisco rally at City Hall August 31, 2021

Educators, union members, families and supporters of United Educators of San Francisco (UESF) gathered at SF City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, for a "Clean Air" rally!

What does inclusion look like?

Downtown Oakland will be the new headquarters for BART, which has partnered with Turner Construction Co., is engaging Black-owned business and contractors, including Red Dipper Electric and Metro Contract Group and putting fissures in the Black shutout.

Black August commemorated at the gates of San Quentin Prison

Commemorating George Jackson’s life and legacy keeps the fires lit and strikes new energy in the protracted struggle for freedom and also demands the release of the now-Elder freedom fighters from the modern slave plantations.

White supremacy in San Francisco

Gloria Berry’s account of Shahid Buttar’s civic lynching highlights just how disconnected we are from our humanity, deftly designed by colonizer capitalism to keep the people in turmoil and status quo firmly planted.

50th Anniversary Black August Commemoration at San Quentin Prison West Gate 8/21, 11 a.m.

Black August Rally and Concert: Meet at the Larkspur Ferry parking lot at 10 a.m., march to San Quentin West Gate for rally at 11 a.m.

From depression to development: The story of West Oakland marketing guru Benny Blessed

Benny Blessed shares his powerful perspective on trust and love for humanity, the Creator and manifesting dreams.

San Francisco DA Boudin announces groundbreaking civil prosecution against ghost gun manufacturers and retailers

SF DA Chesa Boudin with Keker Van Nest & Peters, LLP and Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence puts a bite in the death-for-profit ghost gun industry.

Defend Oakland mentor and educator Minister King X from baseless racist charges

Minister King X, peaceful artist, activist and mentor community member, is snatched by the ever-searching tentacles of CDCr under false pretext of a parole violation and intentions to send him back to prison.

SF is back to school!

A warm welcome back to school for Fall 2021 at George Washington Carver Elementary School in Bayview Hunters Point!

SFUSD: ‘Free meals for all’

The San Francisco Unified School District is offering FREE MEALS to all pre-K-12 students throughout the 2021-22 school year.