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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Bayview activist calls for sit-down with District 10 Supervisor

The people are sick, tired and suffering – Bayview Hunters Point activist Dwayne Gaines wants to ‘get it done!’

SF City Hall breaks last year’s promise to divest from policing

The SF Board of Supervisors’ proposed budget, unanimously and shamefully, reneges on promises made to defund the police, refund $24.7 from the 850 Bryant jail closure and meaningfully invest in the Black community.

77th anniversary commemoration of the Port Chicago Explosion

Johnnie Burrell resurrects the buried history of 320 lost lives, most of them Black, and 50 exonerated hero African American enlisted sailors racially and unjustly court-martialed by the Navy in the Port Chicago Explosion incident of 1944. 

Stanford Cancer Institute’s 10th anniversary conference: Breast Cancer and African Americans

Education is everything and available to everybody interested, virtually and free, by attending the 10th Anniversary Breast Cancer and African Americans (BCAA) Conference.

All SFUSD schools return to in-person learning for Fall

Back to school in the fall, some students returning to in-person learning and others opting for remote learning, is supported by Education Reporter Daphne Young and Deputy Superintendent Enikia Ford-Morthel who lay out the process with plenty of information and encouragement.

The community celebrates Terry Collins, long time warrior for the people

Shared by Arlene Eisen is a wedding of love loving love in the memorial celebration of the powerful and expansive life of Terry Collins, a true human being who stood and lived for the people, now joining the Ancestors.

Bobbing for bad apples: True accountability still elusive in the SFPD slaying of Keita...

Jeremy Miller brings the lens in close to view the minutia of maintaining injustice and justifying extinguishing of Black life.

The lost shores of Yosemite Slough

The once-pristine Yosemite Slough is not lost and justly not forgotten as Yvonne Fong of the EPA and community involvement coordinator Jackie Lane announce plans to advance remediation and restoration.

Samoan Dual Language Pre-K Program launched in the Bayview!

The Samoan Dual Language Learner Pre-K at Leola Havard Early Education School helps to restore the right and elements of wholeness and empowerment for children of Samoan heritage in the Bayview Hunters Point community.

Jamal Trulove speaks out against the recall of SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin

Jamal Trulove describes the heavily-funded smear campaign launched by the police union and wealthy, power-wielding elite designed to maintain the status quo of white supremacy and injustice by petitioning recall of elected SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin.

Seven Bayview businesses that powered through the pandemic

Survival-thrival successes on Bayview’s Third Street in the pandemic era seem driven by writer Meaghan Mitchell’s lifetime mantra based on the African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

Second Reparations Task Force meeting calls for more voices of Black Californians

California’s nine-member Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans, convened the second of 10 planned meetings and voted on a proposed community engagement plan to include “listening sessions” across the state.

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.