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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.

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

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

The poisoned people of Treasure Island need gutsy lawyers

Treasure Island soil and groundwater is heavily contaminated with radioactive and hazardous waste deposited through sloppy mishandling of toxic material during Naval operations in the 56 years Treasure Island was a Navy base.

Shutting down the lie of rent: 20th houseless resident becomes homeful on the day...

We houseless peoples work so hard to create the template of Homefulness, that actively works to unSell and liberate Mama Earth, spiritually and legally, so families like Dani's and  mine and all the families and elders now homeful at Homefulness will never face homelessness again,” said Tiny Gray-Garcia.

Cuban leaders call for open doors with Black Community

by Jose Ricardo G. Bondoc San Francisco – On March 13, a diplomatic delegation from Cuba met with the San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce (SFAACC) in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood of San...

‘Let’s watch Mays’

Willie Mays was one of the greatest baseball players of all time. Many who know the game call him the greatest. 

44th annual Black Cuisine unites Bayview Hunters Point on Saturday, April 27

From its humble beginnings in the senior center at 1706 Yosemite, Black Cuisine has become a community-wide affair, embracing diverse organizations and individuals contributing to its Black cultural flavor.

Palestinian organizers protest Navy vessel said to be headed to Israel

The protest was intended to stop the ship’s departure and denounce former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s press conference celebrating the ship’s maiden voyage.

LandBack: ‘We have together set the Shellmound free!’

“We owe this victory to the ancestors and every single person who stood beside us in this fight. We did it!” said Deja Gould.

Election issues in Park Merced

“At every polling place, the doors should be open. I don’t want this to happen to anyone else.” - Virginia Marshall

Yeshua’s Second Chance fights for a second chance

Gwendolyn Watkins remains steadfast in her determination to revive Yeshua’s Second Chance Foundation with a new fire truck manufacturing company she intends to name “Pride of America.”

San Francisco Apologizes for its anti-Black Racism

“The San Francisco Reparations Plan outlines more than 100 additional ways for the City of San Francisco to demonstrate the sincerity of that apology by proactively creating pathways to equity for Black San Franciscans.” - Tinisch Hollins

Cedric Akbar: Community advocate and catalyst for positive change in San Francisco

Cedric believes that a thriving San Francisco starts within neighborhoods, and he’s committed to enhancing the safety of the community by ensuring accountability among residents and government and now by running for elected office.

Voter Guides for Black San Franciscans

It’s a long tradition in the Black community to VOTE 100%. The Black vote can swing elections. That’s power!

Findings: Hunters Point Community Toxic Registry

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.