Writing While Black in Fall 2021 brings advantages with both more in-person and still-plentiful online conventions, and spiced with a scandal that’s inspiring changes and ended well too.
Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson is ‘bent as ever on being that “asshole” who helps lift the veil’ on corruptions and tortures against Western slave society behind the walls of U.S. prisons.
The San Francisco Unified School District is offering FREE MEALS to all pre-K-12 students throughout the 2021-22 school year.
Back to school in the fall, some students returning to in-person learning and others opting for remote learning, is supported by Education Reporter Daphne Young and Deputy Superintendent Enikia Ford-Morthel who lay out the process with plenty of information and encouragement.
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first of three California Hunger Strikes, Bay View Editor Nube Brown interviews Paul Redd and Kubwa Jitu, captured and labeled the worst of the worst, sharing a combined 66 plus years total in solitary confinement, and revealing their humanity to be the Best of the Best.
Positive Directions Equals Change explores the issues around substance addiction and changes like committed funding and humanity-based vision towards alternative equity-based solutions to serve the underserved in the African American community.
With ongoing love transfusions for humanity the Curtis Family C-notes brings their unifying musical activism to feed the soul, and from Day One of the pandemic, accompanied by food for the body from Mother Brown’s.
Society, like every other organism, is equipped with what it needs to fight infection.
Wanda Sabir’s invitation to feel the perpetual shift and change of the world and it’s people’s stories opens portals for exploration and discovery.
The COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Act brings a breath of relief to unbearable loss, sorrow and stress.
Capitalism again blocks the road to affordable quality healthcare for all people as a human right.
Medicare For All could alter the U.S.’s “Wealthiest country in the world, where you have to be rich, employed and white to have access to healthcare” reputation.
Join the protest at KQED headquarters, Mission & Beale, San Francisco, tomorrow, Tuesday, April 20, 4:00 p.m. Free Mumia! Mumia Was Framed!
Racism remains the greatest medical threat to Mumia’s health. The only treatment for Mumia is freedom, for all political prisoners, and for all our elders in prisons!
The struggle to save Mumia Abu-Jamal from death by COVID-19, death by egregious police and prosecutorial misconduct, death by empire over humanity, death by politics and self-service, death by lawlessness, is every day a victory for truth and humanity. Each new day shines brighter and the enemy is fully and undeniably exposed.
When a comrade is impassioned, dedicated and committed we notice, and as humans, recognizing the gifts of one that permeate and uplift our community, the desire to bestow acknowledgement and honor is undeniable. Accepting the UCSF School of Medicine Alumni of the Year Award 2021, Ahimsa Porter Sumchai, shares her gratitude for and experiences with those who supported her journey.
When community members fight, they win, and sometimes after they win they must continue to fight for what they won. Clarissa Doutherd of Parent Voices Action explains how the community in it’s need urged the Alameda County BOS to begin collecting the taxes now as directed by the 67 percent voter-approved Measure C in March 2020.
Ashley Gjovik exposes the influence of a powerful corporation against the need for accountability and public safety on her journey to save her life. The challenges she encounters are ongoing for many people in the Bay Area, and they may not even know it yet. Her single victory has been the fight itself, which has lead her to become a devoted and zealous environmental justice advocate.
As the penal systems continues to use all efforts to maintain its power over Black, Brown and poor people, weaponizing all available opportunities like the COVID-19 pandemic, civil rights attorney Yolanda Huang exposes the audacity of the San Francisco County Sheriff’s Department and the City and County of San Francisco to appeal a magistrate judge’s order to provide fresh air and sunlight to prisoners.
“Operation Akili” in summer of 2020 was another violent, racist and deadly display of the white supremacist, capitalist CDCr assaults on caged Black lives, this time at California Correctional Training Facility – the first lawsuit has been filed and hearing scheduled in June 2021.