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Tag: Black Lives Matter
Mama Mesha embodies the universal balance, the love circle, of that which you give, you get.
When danger to the white supremacist, capitalist, imperialist prison system is perceived, state sanctioned fear and terror are unleashed on defenseless Black prisoners.
Another flower blooms from a crack in the concrete, in the being of Heather D’Aoust.
The racist prison system flexes its power over helpless captives inside when the masses outside protest too much.
Education Reporter Daphne Young brings 99 percent good news and holiday cheer for the uplift we’ve been craving.
Baba Jahahara uplifts in honor and commemoration our treasured Elders joining the Ancestors and honors also the fallen Freedom Fighters and revolutionary history bringing us into Black August 2021.
Ifoma Modibo Kambon pays tribute to Hunger Strikes’ unbroken lion, visionary and quintessential human, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa.
Honoring Charles Eugene “Gino” Armstrong and fellow New Ancestors, still suffering Political Prisoners, Reparations and S. 40 are the center of Baba Jahahara’s offering.
How many times do you let the dog bite before you muzzle it? Public servants have been biting the people, and disproportionately Black, Brown and poor people, way beyond the buzzer. Organize to muzzle the biters.
Keeping it real, honorable, celebratory and focused, Baba Jahahara brings our news home.
Students in the Deecolonize English Class are putting learning into action resisting RAD and denouncing displacement, incarceration and genocide.
Ever closer to providing high quality and comprehensive healthcare available to every person, Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation endorses Medicare for All Act of 2021 introduced by U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Debbie Dingell.
Reweaving the frayed fabric of the web of existence, the screening of “Reclaiming Sacred Grounds: In Memoriam Black Lives Matter,” followed by a panel discussion about reclaiming the land where Black people have been laid to rest, brings expanded possibilities to illuminating and reconnecting the past to the present and future in honor and dignity.
Emerging from the fertile earth of the Black community, seedlings begin to sprout as Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton present the Dream Keeper Initiative with a hefty commitment redirecting $120 million from SFPD for investments in the African American community.
Wanda Sabir opens the door to the abundance of February with the gifts of Black History Month, observations on today’s Jim Crow, stories and people we may not know about like Adam David Miller (A.D.) and young Amanda Gorman, who’s poem, “The Hill We Climb,” breathed hope and vitality into a weary country at the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris.
Once Political Prisoner, Jalil Muntaqim, clearly defines the next step in the movement to liberate New Afrikans and all oppressed people. The movement has reached its moment when the struggle against mass incarceration, racist brutality and political repression must transition into enhanced strategies of education and determination to solidify a national united front for liberation.
San Francisco by reputation appears progressive and caring – by action, not. Numbers don’t lie. Wealth and Disparities in the Black Community gives a disturbing update about the County Board of Supervisors failure to address current and ongoing systemic racism against Black and Brown San Franciscans. Virtual press conference Monday, Jan. 25, 12–1 p.m.
Increasingly, we hear the stories of formerly incarcerated people who lived young lives unsupported and often traumatized, followed by abusive incarceration with stigmatizing labels. We also learn more about returning community members successfully dedicating their lives to giving others what they never had. This is such a story.
Now that two COVID-19 vaccines are available, some people are conflicted about being immunized creating muddy waters for the most vulnerable about safety, racism, conspiracies and efficacy. Retired physician Marc Sapir strives to bring clarity to the decision process many of us are experiencing.
San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin moves California forward to hold police accountable for unlawful use of force and other abusive behavior against primarily Black, Brown and Asian American community members, with the historical filing of homicide charges against SF former police officer Chris Samayoa in the killing of Keita O’Neil.