Friday, August 12, 2022

What a beautiful soul: Joe Nathan Wright, Aug. 15, 1955-Feb. 23, 2022

Don’t let grief burden you down, because if you could see Joe now, you’d see him in the brightness of God, walking the streets of gold hand in hand with Brenda.

13-year-old Black student leaving school attacked by SFPD

On March 15, 2022, a 13-year-old child was racially profiled, grabbed from behind and detained for 30 minutes by SFPD while leaving the Sterne School to enter his tutor’s car.

Mobile COVID testing units moving through Bayview

More COVID testing becomes available in neighborhoods that have been hit hardest.

‘We are in a battle for our city’: Community leaders gather to address weekend...

On Tuesday, April 5, United Playaz, alongside SF DA Chesa Boudin organized a candlelight vigil and call to action to end gun violence.

SF Redistricting Task Force sneaks in 3 a.m. vote to use draft map that...

There’s no better illustration of truly undermining and disenfranchising vulnerable communities than map 4B, where the Redistricting Task Force ended up last night.

Family of Erik Salgado speaks out: DA O’Malley gives CHP officers a license to...

Join family and community in Oakland today at the 10 a.m. press conference demanding justice for Erik Salgado!

Racist ‘Bad Gene Theory’ applied to the people of Bayview Hunters Point

Blaming the exposed community is like the drug abusing parent of a child born with birth defects blaming the child for its disabling condition.

We’re back in business!

In Mayor Breed's 2022 State of the City address, the focus was on building and jobs.

Wanted: Bayview workers to build India Basin waterfront park

The SF Recreation and Park Department is seeking local building professionals who will create the City’s next great waterfront park!

Only Black BART board member Lateefah Simon removed after changing residence following death threats

“I am upset that one of our most powerful voices for equity and justice in the Bay Area has been silenced from her role."

Hundreds of teachers left for months without pay, camp out at SFUSD headquarters

“Checks need to be cut now,” said UESF President Cassondra Curiel.

New COVID data shows more disparities for our kids in SF

Data gathering shows that disparities continue in COVID vaccination access for race and ethnic groups, notably Black and African American students.

NFL grant awarded to Concord expansion of NY-based nonprofit

NFL’s Inspire Change initiative awards four new grant partners including Wall Street Bound, which promotes and uplifts social justice work of NFL players and League to develop positive successes within communities of color.

Fillmore-raised father-to-be who defended himself against hospital security acquitted by jury

The risks to achieve victory can be great, and the victory of acquittal by your peers is sweet.

CPS came for the baby girl at 3 a.m.

As in so many other tentacles of the racist capitalist system, gross treacheries are taking place within Child protective services.

The Machiavellian politics of London Breed

On Dec. 17, 2021, Mayor London Breed declared “the existence of a local emergency” based upon a spike of overdose deaths in the Tenderloin, but to a trained eye it appears in its true colors as a coup d’état.

A Livituary: Ms. Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development...

Regina Jackson’s love, expertise and trust span 27 years of dedicated attention to our most beautiful and valuable element in shared humanity, our youth.

Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community has launched a second holiday season of...

Good people bringing good tidings and essential goods to their Bayview neighborhood in times of deep need.

A State of Emergency … for people sleeping outside

Elected ‘officials’ failures result in not “The Homeless Problem,” but instead, “The Politricksters Problem.” VOTE

Will Democrats enact universal health care?

Vote. If Dems and Pubs won’t discuss health care during a pandemic, then when?