Friday, September 22, 2023

I am a part of the invisible section of the homeless epidemic in the...

At least half of the Black men that I know living in San Francisco, Oakland and Vallejo are facing housing instability.

Ladybug Mecca: ‘Drippin’ like water’

How does it feel for you and Digable to be sampled so much by people like E40, Rick Rock and Snoop when initially y’all made music for the conscious community?

Bayview Hunters Point finally has its own farmers’ market – every Thursday

I plan to use mushrooms and plants to remediate the soil in Bayview and teach students how to grow oyster mushrooms and spread the mycelium: small scale projects, big victories

Black Unity Council relaunches!

The first CommUNITY Town Hall is slated for August with a unique format that will feature topical information presented by community members coupled with time for intentional community building.

Got reparations? For 21 questions, Menhuam Ayele has 21 answers

In the book “Got Reparations? 21 Questions, 21 Answers,” author Menhuam Ayele lays out some basic principles of what reparations means for Black people in America

Bill requiring state to house incarcerated parents close to their children passes Senate Public...

AB 1226 requires an incarcerated parent or legal guardian of a minor child be placed in a correctional facility that's closest to their child’s home

Oakland Strokes Youth Summer workshops teach the sport of rowing

We run summer camps in June out at San Pablo reservoir and in July at our boathouse in Oakland. We host Learn to Row days for organizations and schools we partner with as well.

New Ebony Alert brings new attention to an old issue

Black women need community support and oversight to keep us all safe!

Why are people sick and dying on former Naval Station Treasure Island in San...

On Treasure Island, new highrises are sprouting skyward but no one seems to be paying attention to the danger from the ubiquitous radiation.

KPFA’s legendary Hard Knock Radio journalist Anita Johnson talks about her journey in media

Anita Johnson is a legendary journalist and talented audio engineer.

‘Crawfish: We the Invisible’ tackles homelessness in a theatrical production

I want people to not blame the victim. I want to attach a face and a life’s history to a growing human condition.

San Francisco Clean slate program!

We are here to try to level the playing field and push back on the undeniable history of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. 

East Oakland has a Black-owned juice bar within its vast food desert

Got Juice is bringing flavor and health to Black folk in Oakland

Allyssa Victory: Oakland teachers earn some of the lowest salaries!

Strikes are a regular part of union and labor organizing to advance workers’ rights.

The story of Ruth Rushen: How the reality of rehabilitation came to be

In 1980, Ruth Rushen embarked on her career in the California Department of Corrections.

It’s bigger than Banko Brown

The community must advocate, listen and seek to understand a section of Blackness that at times seems voiceless.

Community Window on Environmental Exposures    

“The Navy disputes that the site harms the health of area residents. Doctors who launched an effort to test families for exposure disagree.” – Washington Post, May 7, 2023

San Francisco Black Film festival will be coming soon!

Only in your hands is your life worth living. Only you can make yourself free.

The San Francisco Unified School District is in unprecedented peril: interview with Kevine Boggess,...

Today, Black students are some of the worst performing students in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) academically

District Attorney Brooke Jenkins’ approval stays at record low after her refusal to charge...

Check out the words of Attorney Geoffrea Morris, as she breaks down the murder of Banko Brown