Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Navigating the toxic triangle in Bayview Hunters Point – 2023!

While the BHP Superfund remains, biomonitoring residents reveals possible strategies to fight toxic impact.

Hands that heal: An interview with masseuse Jovan Aubry

J. Aubry body massage can relieve trauma pain we may not even know we’re carrying.

Survivors uncensored: Voices from Rwanda and the Rwandan diaspora

The US as humanitarian imperialist, evokes. . .’Inspiring Stories of Resilience and Humanity’ from Rwanda.

Black contractors: ‘We want to put our community to work’

“Not today! No more! We’re gonna fight for ours!”

Political titan born from Oakland mayoral election: Allyssa Victory speaks

Allyssa Victory is currently running for Democratic Party District 18 ADEM delegate; vote in person Jan. 7 

Pivoting in the New Year

This year, PDEC will reimagine prevention and early intervention strategies.

In 60 days a PA judge will determine if political prisoner Mumia gets new...

The ”Mumia Exceptions” and “Mumia Laws” are real – and damning.

Keep the curtains open

Support new and sustained energy of our Bay Area Black youth creatives!

Soulguard Wadiya

Their fire burns eternal.

The dismal state of OUSD: A talk with Board Director VanCedric Williams 

Williams talks frankly about some of the colossal challenges facing OUSD and how the charter school movement has become more entrenched in the town.

Segregated or integrated housing

Right Thing = reverse 80% market rate/20% affordable with 80% affordable/20% market.

Insurrection is ‘racial backlash,’ says Stanford Prof. Hakeem Jefferson

How we understand the assessment of the Jan. 6 insurrection will determine the necessary responses.

SFPD’s killer robots are off the table for now 

The world is watching as SFPD is foiled at building out its program to kill even more Black and Brown people.

Tech comes to West Oakland: Bitwise Industries offers classes and job placement

Bitwise is opening doors and removing barriers to entry to those who are coming from poverty and/or stories of exclusion.

Why does the US want to keep Kagame in power in Rwanda?

Despite the threat of further terror, Rwandan genocide survivors write their stories so we, especially Americans, will know the truth about the U.S.-Kagame alliance.

Decolonizing homelessness: An origin story 

Our resistance must be rooted in Mama Earth's soil.

My media literacy class and the case of Political Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

JR Valrey at EOYDC is arming youth with education in the war against Black communities.

New York Legislature debates prison slavery

Still a slave state, New York’s BIPOC people, who total just 45% of the state’s population, make up 78% of the incarcerated population.

Biblical scholar Derrick Yisrael discusses Ye, Kyrie and the question of anti-Semitism

“They use us to make money but then turn on us, as a way of control. Those days are over, minus a few sellout puppets.”