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City abandons 60 houseless people in Bayview RV lot: ‘Everything we own is soaking...

We have been abandoned here with no way to warm ourselves, our vehicles, or to dry out our clothing or bedding. Everything we own is soaking wet and we are dying from exposure.

The crime of the 21st century: The dismantling of public housing and displacement of...

Warning, strong backer of HOPE SF Nancy Palosi and friends heard collaborating between the walls of public housing.

Ring in the New Year with health care savings

Discover your options for subsidized, or at least affordable, quality health care coverage in 2022.

Meet the 29-year-old activist and attorney chairing California’s Reparations Task Force

Vision, commitment to justice, deep education, and youth energy fire up the Reparations Task Force.

Ready to take legal action: Cal NAACP warns Redistricting Commission

Warning shot fired as the California-Hawaii NAACP monitors the CRC’s redrawing of maps to ensure that Black-led coalition legislative districts and voters are not disempowered or disenfranchised.

Looking at the catastrophic psychological effects of the pandemic in the Black community with...

Therapist Tia Barnes speaks of the importance and possibilities of nurturing mental health for ourselves and our families during the ongoing COVID pandemic.

Soledad raid: Black prisoners brutally attacked file class action against California’s prison agency and...

The racist prison system flexes its power over helpless captives inside when the masses outside protest too much.

We keep us safe: Tenderloin streets belong to the people, not cops or mayors

The people of the Tenderloin deserve secure housing, economic opportunity, community-led responses to mental health crises and a government that will prioritize their voices in any proposed solution.

Black cannabis entrepreneurs say state’s $30 million fee waiver fund may not be enough

Inequities remain for Black entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry and SB166 fee waiver program should right some wrongs in support of equity.

Members of Oakland murder victim Eric Davis’ family speak out

Young Eric Davis was taken from his loved ones and community because our electeds just don’t care enough.

Berkeley City Council receives alarming data on racial and gender disparities in city contracting

City of Berkeley feels a painful poke in the ribs about its biased and discriminating policies in awarding city contracts.

Quest to detect plutonium

In the footprints of Dr. Janette Sherman, Dr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchai continues to uncover the deadly poisons left by the US Navy on the killing fields of Bayview Hunters Point.

Everything you need to know about Oakland mayoral candidate Allyssa Victory

JR Valrey’s interview is a deep dive into learning about Oakland mayoral candidate, Allyssa Victory, and reminds that self-education is also required to get what we need from those whom we elect.

Choose Concrete Rose Correspondence School for a fast track into the trucking industry

Concrete Rose Correspondence School offers transitional opportunities from formerly incarcerated or unskilled to gainfully employed and independent.

California law addresses anti-Black bias in home appraisal process

Systems like the California Association of Realtors (CAR) were/are created by White people for White people, perpetrating racist wealth gap impact against Black people.

SF jury takes only 5 hours to reach a not guilty verdict for a...

The criminal legal system shows no respect or concern for those who suffer being denied their right to a speedy trial.

‘What’s going on?’

With low student enrollment and budget cuts looming, there’s good news, too, and community work ahead towards enhanced education.

Was the Bay View infiltrated by a ‘rock star’ informant?

Trust and humanity are every day seeming more elusive as we struggle to sort fact from fiction, love from treachery – and human resiliency keeps us from despair.

Little government aid, ongoing stigma and the fight for decriminalization: San Francisco sex industry...

For some sex workers, laws such as FOSTA-SESTA block them from acquiring financial means to survive.

Healthcare roulette

The onus is on We the People to demand legislators acknowledge and legislate for health care as a human right instead of a commodity – vote accordingly.
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