Sunday, October 1, 2023

World News & Views

The latest from the Black community worldwide.

Malcolm X and Music

Musicians did their part to keep Malcolm’s name alive

In Haiti, ‘gang warfare’ is a cover for imperialist intervention

We think it’s time for people who are in the progressive and left movements to take a serious look at the importance of Haiti

Mayor and DA give OK for open season on Black lives

Black people should be eyeing our leadership closely when it comes to this case.

It’s not too late to file taxes: Free Tax help for Black Californians

California residents have until Oct. 16, 2023, to file taxes

Black Boys are the subject of new children’s book “You Bring Me Joy” 

I want parents to let this story be a reminder ...

Currency Wars: FedNow and BRICS

BRICS is headed by the nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa with more than a dozen other nations from all corners of the world waiting to get in

National Fentanyl Awareness Day: Press conference SF City Hall May 10, 11 a.m.  

In San Francisco, the deadly fentanyl crisis is playing out in a distinctly anti-Black racist pattern that is all too familiar.


By Kevin “Rashid” Johnson  From city to jail blocks we live behind locks, The world is much bigger than this tiny cell box. But like slaves of old confined within the fold, Only allowed to know what our enslavers have told Each of us... their...

Rashid: From my denied and delayed cancer care to the worst possible treatment 

It’s been exactly a year and a half since Virginia prison officials had clinical evidence from PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood tests that I have prostate cancer ...

The film ‘Paperboy love prince runs for mayor’ and why we ain’t ready yet

Their campaign spoke to the everyday struggles of working class folks, poorer folks, Trans folks and Black folks.

Thomas Sankara: Better one step forward with the people than ten steps without!

The speech was delivered by Burkina Faso's Thomas Sankara at the Non-Aligned Movement Summit in New Delhi in March 1983. by Thomas Sankara  "Long live international cooperation, long live the solidarity of the peoples of the...

Queen Iminah: from Oakland to Harvard to Ghana and back

From Ghetto to Goddess is the movement.

Support Black owned San Francisco-based entrepreneurs for a stronger Black community

by Rodney Wrice San Francisco has long been a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, but for Black business owners, success has often been hard-fought. Despite facing systemic barriers and discrimination, many Black entrepreneurs in San...

What are the repercussions of the U.S. sliding into a cashless society?

by JR Valrey, the People’s Minister of Information and editor in chief of the SF Bay View A little more than a week ago, Kenyan President William Ruto offered this warning on national television to...

Sex workers call foul on SFPD’s prostitution sting 

The SFPD’s sting operation in The Mission District Capp Street Corridor doesn’t stop prostitution. It simply moves it to more dangerous locations. San Francisco — The Erotic Service Provider Legal Education and Research Project (ESPLERP) joins...

Bay View’s new editor-in-chief!

by Xion Abiodun The Bay View has a new editor-in-chief! The honorable title has been given to JR Valrey, minister of information, writer, author, activist and teacher. He has been working with the Bay View...

The ucptsa is GUILTY of GENOCIDE and ECO-CIDE!

by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at 6263 AAAK / April 2023 JC-PG Blessed (not “Happy”) 69th Birthday Beloved Baba Mumia Abu-Jamal Africans Deserve Reparations! ‘Cause Black Lives Matter! Blessings of IMANI (FAITH) Beloved, Brilliant, Bold, Brave and Beautiful G-o-ds,...

Homelessness is public health: Is Keith Carson a friend or foe to the houselessness...

by Juju Angeles, POOR Magazine formerly houseless poverty skola, Homefulness resident  On Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, we met with Keith Carson and some powerful Black and houseless poor women led organizations that directly work with...

U3Fit separates the fitness real from the fitness fake

by Robbie Jackson In this post pandemic world, we have seen the value of a “clean bill of health.” Any fitness expert (qualified or not) will tell you your health is your wealth, you are...

Steatopygia and the modern Venus

The history of racism in medical science and sexualization of Black Beauty. The story of Sarah Baartman.