Tyrell Wilson: Killed for being Black and houseless in Klanville aka...
Tyrell Wilson “was peaceful, polite, never caused any problems,” yet was murdered by Sheriff Deputy Andrew Hall through the lens of racism, classism and hate.
Leroy Moore: Dear Black community
Leroy Moore uses the power of poetry to inspire Black community engagement in the struggle for healing and empowerment for Black ableism by building Black organizations, leadership and unity.
Encampment bans on stolen land
The roofless condition has grown to such proportions that the settler colonizers are designating it out of control. Tiny Garcia walks us through herstory and draws a clear picture of what is truly out of control and why the horrors of Columbus have been replaced by the honor of Indigenous Peoples Day.
Has corona killed capitalism?
Hundreds of people rise to become “Radical Redistributors” in this time of COVID-19: “I have a case of toilet paper. I’ll bring it over tomorrow,” said Reena, a now unemployed accountant from Alameda; “I have a box of organic vitamins,” said Mr. Johns, an architect; “I will bring two bags of non-perishable groceries over,” said Linda, a landscape gardener; “I have so many masks – we had hoarded them after the fires,” said Gene, an UberEats driver.
Wanda’s Picks for August 2019
by Wanda Sabir ‘Ubugqirha: A Healing Beyond the Western Gaze’ Dr. Zethu Cakata, visiting scholar from South Africa, is giving a workshop and talk on “Ubugqirha: A Healing...
Wanda’s Picks for June 2019
Happy birthday to the June Geminis and Cancers. Happy Solstice and safe travels to all those Returning to the Motherland this 400 Year Anniversary Celebration and Remembrance.
How can I satisfy the Parole Board I’m no longer a...
I am hoping someone out there will help sponsor me. I need funds for my art supplies, which are not cheap, as well as my other needs. I discovered my talent for painting while in prison. Now it is my new passion! I paint in watercolor, acrylic and colored pencil. I am looking to find a way to sell my artwork. Please, if it speaks to your heart, help me to help myself!
Poor, disabled, criminalized poverty skolaz create a book about their lives,...
Poverty skolaz’ schools are everywhere. Our teachings are essential, haphazard and immediate, fluid and static. Our research is based on our lives and our experience, our solutions, our vast knowledge of what works and what can work.
The Black Lives Matter Poem
Do Black lives matter? I challenge everybody on planet earth to retrace their roots; you will find that the more you go back, the more you get Black! Because Mama Af Ra Ka gave birth to humanity. And Africa is the only continent rooted in the earth, that doesn’t float and oscillate. Afrika is the breadbasket of the world. Free Afreeka, for humanity’s sake! Black lives gave birth to civilization, science, mathematics, music, art, poetry and medicine.
California prisoner representatives: All people have the right to humane treatment...
We are the prisoner class representatives of what’s become known as the PBSP SHU Short Corridor Collective Human Rights Movement. Last month we marked the first anniversary of the end of our historic 60-day Hunger Strike. Oct. 10 we mark the two-year anniversary of the Agreement to End Hostilities. This is an update on where things stand with our struggle to achieve major reforms beneficial to prisoners, outside loved ones and society in general.
The HealthStars of 3rd Street
There is an old saying: “Do as I say and not as I do.” 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic’s daily activities and special events are designed with the complete opposite of that philosophy in that they empower and develop leadership in youth from Bayview Hunters Point.
‘Black art’ draws new collectors, better prices
“More confrontational works tended to be ignored,” Azzi said. “But now institutions and collectors are a bit more comfortable looking back and taking note.”