Monday, June 24, 2024

Affordable child care helped my family out of deep poverty. Can we save it?

Knowing my 2-year-old would be properly looked after enabled me to not only attend my classes but focus on my studies with peace of mind.


On July 17, 1862, Congress opened the Army to Black men – who responded in droves. By the war’s end, 179,000 Black Americans were Union soldiers, 10% of the force.

The dark legacy of slavery still impacts our Black children 161 years after emancipation

Achieving high literacy rates is a modern emancipation, granting students the tools to realize the full promise of their civil rights.

Return Kwame Shakur to general population

Kwame is being unjustly held in RHU (solitary confinement) as retaliation and harassment for his affiliation with community improvement organizations.

‘Soul Bowl’ brings the high drama of high school football to the SF Black...

The media frenzy surrounding the game is laid bare, showcasing the weight of history and community pride resting heavily on the shoulders of these young athletes.

The San Francisco Black Film Festival is back and better than ever! 

The festival will be held on June 13 through 16. Be there!

Sacramento Democrats kill universal healthcare bill

San Francisco voters overwhelmingly support universal health care – and our representatives in Sacramento know it. But, even though they were principal coauthors, constituents never were told about it.

Calif. Senate passes landmark package of three reparations bills

“After two years of thorough examination by the California Reparations Task Force, we are finally translating words into action,” remarked Sen. Bradford.

Unseen billions: Every year, California makes a massive investment in jails and probation, with...

The data that are available paint a consistent picture: Law enforcement agencies are receiving the vast majority of funds.

Dear readers, Bay View community journalism needs your support NOW

Your SF Bay View stands at a pivotal moment: Only with your support, through donations large and small, will we be able to continue publishing a monthly print edition of our newspaper.

Remembering Eddie Kittrell (1951-2023): Nationally known public housing advocate and

Eddie hoped that a focus on family, as opposed to crime or violence, would become integral to understanding the concept of public housing as a place of community.

May 29 Plaza East residents set to rally for accountability from SF housing authority

Plaza East, situated in The Fillmore, one of San Francisco’s last remaining historic Black communities, has seen a drastic decline in its Black population
Peace gathering outside Terry Williams home Friday May 24

After racist attacks, peace rally brings Fillmore together

At 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24, roughly 20 neighbors came together in support of the Williams family. Most had known Terry, 49, their whole lives — and this afternoon was for them.
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One-alarm fire rips through home of man recently targeted with racist threats

Family home of lifelong Fillmore resident Terry Williams burns down suddenly Tuesday morning, the third incident in a string of targeted attacks.

We don’t want to hear you say Nigga no more: Misclassifying colorism in the...

Rappers feuding opens discourse on colorism

KKK flag and printout calling for ‘extermination’ left at man’s home in second incident

On May 5, a second ziplock bag filled with racist threats was left at Terry Williams’ door, one block from Alamo Square Park. Inside the bag, a paper read: “WE WILL CONTINUE TO EXTERMINATE YOU N— SLAVES.”

Racist doll and noose left on doorstep investigated as hate crime

On Friday morning, April 26, a man was leaving his home to walk his dogs around Alamo Square when he saw a terrifying package at his door.

Gumbo Social is stirring up some conversations on 3rd Street 

Have a bowl of gumbo and some good conversation at his new location located at  5176 3rd St. near Thornton, San Francisco, CA 94124.

Rev. Cecil Williams, longtime leader of Glide Memorial Church, dies at 94

Rev. Cecil Williams' impact will be felt for generations in San Francisco

‘At the United Nations, the flag of human rights still flies at half-mast’ 

For nearly 80 years, US officials at the UN have reliably and loyally raised their hands to veto any resolution to prevent or limit genocide when that resolution challenges US or Israel’s dominance.