Toxic registries are institutes created to offer populations of exposed people comprehensive medical, legal and social services along with monitoring for emerging toxic health effects among members of a family, a community and future generations.
“Sekou Odinga lived to manifest ... the need to resist in order to overcome white supremacy and capitalist-imperialism, the scourge of the planet. Long Live the warrior spirit of Sekou Odinga.” - Jalil Muntaqim
International Coalition to Stop Genocide in Palestine welcomes ICJ order, demands its implementation
We must end US military funding to Israel, which at $3.8 billion USD a year could instead provide more than 450,000 households with public housing for a year or pay for 41,490 elementary school teachers.
"Happy Birthday, Huey" will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 17. Activities include the showing of a film, and the following night at the New Parkway Theatre in Oakland, filmmaker Cat Brooks will also display a movie she produced on Huey P. Newton.
“I never felt inferior because I knew. I read books about Black doctors and Black artists … Black painters, Black musicians. It was always known to me that Black people were great and that I was everywhere, that they are everywhere.” – Akaysha Calhoun
“If this paper is to sustain itself, it needs to diversify the stories and be more representative of the community that's living out here in these streets now, that's fighting and surviving. A lot of those are young people.” - Kevin Epps
“Do you think Black writers do better at writing Black literature than white ones?” “Yes, of course, because the Black writers can really see what we have contributed to the world.” We like to grow and mature from having our stories told by us to us.
The Navy says Treasure island is polluted with dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ that could be nearly impossible to clean up, which thwarts the Treasure Island Development Authority’s plans to bestow on the City of San Francisco a toxic swathe of land larger than Golden Gate Park.
“Passing this charter amendment was important to me as it created a process to address the complaints from incarcerated people and their families against the injustices happening to people in the sheriff’s custody.” - Supervisor Shamann Walton
While Dr. King is primarily remembered as a civil rights leader, he also championed the cause of the poor. And Dr. King was a fierce critic of U.S. foreign policy and the Vietnam War. Substituting "Gaza" for "Vietnam" brings Dr. King's words up to date.
Z, acknowledging the effort change requires, said, “I know we’re all tired. But if I’m tired, I want to be tired and healthy. Don’t be afraid and intimidated. Go in there and be who you are, because truth don’t tremble.”
“With the passing of this resolution, the San Francisco Board has courageously stood on the right side of history. The interests and voices of the vast majority of our city’s diverse communities are finally being heard,” says Lara Kiswani, executive director of the Arab Resource and Organizing Center.