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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Winners and winners: Big takeaways from new rent law benefitting landlords and tenants

Signed into law by Gov. Newsom, AB 832 updates California’s eviction moratorium rules, extends it and brings over $5 billion in federal relief to renters and landlords alike, with 15.79 percent identified as Black or African American.

SFUSD multilingual town halls

Multilingual town hall sessions by UFUSD and UCSF CARES Taskforce planned to inform and answer questions from community members about returning to in-person education this fall.

Support Not Sweeps! Free Homefulness!

Ugly act of classism by City of Oakland, Sausalito, Alameda and Marin counties – crushing boats, sweeping tents, dumping possessions, creating violence and dehumanization on poor and vulnerable members of our communities.

Killed for being Black while changing a tire in Daly City: The poLice murder...

Roger Allen left this life with tears stinging the eyes and hearts of almost no one outside of his family and close circle of friends, since the so oft lost Black lives seem to be no longer notable “news.”

The other pandemic

We went to the moon, and with the same energy and success we can beat the super-killer fentanyl epidemic.

California’s stolen Black land: Bruce’s Beach, Folsom, Allensworth, the Fillmore

By hook or by crook, and a shake or two of KKK collusion, no fair playing field was created for early Black entrepreneurs, nor their descendants who today demand action from reparations task forces.

Struggling for multicultural unity in Bayview Hunters Point

Love and care for each other proves once again to bring unity and well-being in place of fear and division.

Her disabled son was shot four times. Now, she can’t find a new apartment

Discrimination with impunity by those providing housing to Black, Brown, Indigenous and poor people act not in service to the community, but in the name of profits over people.

Second annual SFUSD Black Graduation Rites of Passage Ceremony

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators presented the Second Annual SFUSD Black Graduation Rites of Passage Ceremony!

The Curry family helps renovate and unveil new playground at East Oakland elementary school

Safe play spaces built to grow healthy, happy kids at Franklin Elementary School in East Oakland.

In the San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIII, the legacy continues June 17-20: ‘Healing...

A scintillating array of fascinating films awaits film lovers at the 23rd annual San Francisco Black Film Festival, June 17-20. Meet SFBFF’s new millennial leaders, daughter Cree Ray and son Kali Ray Jr., of director Kali O’Ray, who died unexpectedly last year in August 2020. For tickets and details, visit www.sfbff.org.

Education Beat: Tachelle Herron-Lane of 100% College Prep

Bay View Education Reporter Daphne Young interviews Tachelle Herron-Lane, assistant director of 100% College Prep Program, a college prep program.

Senate passes four major bills cosponsored by SF DA Chesa Boudin

AB 127 holds police accountable, SB 739 provides basic income to youth aging out of foster care, and SB 299 and SB 710 expand police victims’ rights, support police accountability and promote fairness in the criminal justice system.

Daybreak PAC teams up with Open Door Legal to prevent ‘Tsunami of Evictions’

Some 32,000 San Francisco households are behind on rent – and more are behind on mortgage payments. Mass eviction and foreclosure would effectively level our neighborhoods. Entire demographics could get swept off the map completely.

Vallejo PD death squad: One year after Sean Monterrosa’s death at the hands of...

New CA Attorney General Rob Bonta brings critical action to the Monterrosa family’s pursuit of justice for the murder of their beloved Sean Monterrosa by the Vallejo PD.

Dog walking while Black in SF parks: Why we need the CAREN Act

Alamo Square, San Francisco – Terry Williams has seen many changes to his neighborhood in the historically Black Fillmore, and one of them is the whitening of Alamo Square Park along with parks all over San Francisco and the subsequent pushing out of Black dog owners who don't feel safe going to the parks.

2nd Annual African American Graduates’ Rites of Passage Ceremony

The Class of 2021 is like no other. In a raging COVID-19 pandemic they were “Rising, Resounding and Resilient” with their goal to graduate and keep going.

Berkeley slashes social services while police budget continues to grow

Show up Wed., June 2, at 12 p.m. at Berkeley City Hall steps. Coalition demands City Council keep it’s promise to re-invest BPD funding in community-based organizations and critical services they provide instead of proposed 22% slash in 2022 budget.

Ella Hill Hutch holds community up during the COVID pandemic

James Spingola and Dr. Catherine James successfully brought love, health care and other necessities to the Fillmore and Bayview Hunters Point communities during the COVID pandemic, and the future looks even brighter.

Juneteenth 2021! The struggle for freedom continues

Juneteenth is a celebration of resilience, strength and beauty of Black people – and – a focus on our history and strengthening the momentum towards gaining freedom and dismantling new forms of slavery and anti-Black racism.