Thursday, October 21, 2021
Advertisement
Tags George Floyd

Tag: George Floyd

Free Uhuru! Supporters ask Gov. Northam to grant him clemency

Justice for Uhuru Coordinating Committee (JUCC) is ramping up efforts to free unjustly sentenced Uhuru Baraka Rowe, and take down Virginia’s Richmond Circuit Court Judge James B. Wilkinson for egregious judicial bias and racism in sentencing of Black people.

Senate passes four major bills cosponsored by SF DA Chesa Boudin

AB 127 holds police accountable, SB 739 provides basic income to youth aging out of foster care, and SB 299 and SB 710 expand police victims’ rights, support police accountability and promote fairness in the criminal justice system.

Moving out of the virtual world, the Digital Divide and lessons...

Come and get 'em while they're hot – virtual, hybrid and actual – all events happening in your SF Bay Area neighborhood.

Haiti Revolution, sparks for freedom

The Haitian people, in self-determination and the arms of the sacrifices of the ancestors, seek the next step in their protracted fight for freedom.

Voices are raised against the NBA launching its new African league...

“My family and I urge you, on behalf of our husband and father, as well as countless other victims of the Rwandan regime, to please reconsider your choice to host the BAL games in Rwanda," pleads Taciana Rusesabagina, wife of the hero of "Hotel Rwanda," now imprisoned as a "terrorist."

Derek Chauvin: This verdict is not about ‘justice’ or ‘accountability’

The “guilty” verdict was a crumb to pacify, to avoid the predictable uprising against a “not guilty” decision. Stay awake and continue to build the movement actualizing abolition.

An African in America 2020: A mother’s hope for social justice

Racial violence and oppression tortures Black parents with never-ending anguish.

Earth Day 2021 in San Francisco!

The lines are drawn – Captialism’s Profits over People, or, Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win, all Power to the People

Protest KQED censorship of Mumia Abu-Jamal in new documentary ‘Philly D.A.’

Join the protest at KQED headquarters, Mission & Beale, San Francisco, tomorrow, Tuesday, April 20, 4:00 p.m. Free Mumia! Mumia Was Framed!

Open letter from the USF Black Student Union to the administration:...

The members of the Black Student Union at University of San Francisco, and most likely a fair number of allies, has clearly spoken to the administration about what is necessary as the administration continues to enable racist terrorism against the Black student body with a perpetual lack of action to respect and protect Black students. This BSU is not waiting another 500 years.

2020 Soledad raid on Black prisoners hits the courtroom

“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.

Take me home

From the revolutionary heart comes the art for change. Ioki (Aoki) Pink Butler speaks her poem, written dedicated to the memories of Armias Ashegdon “Nipsey Hussle” and George Floyd.

Wanda’s Picks March 2021

Through Black labor, Black love, Black life and Black presence, Wanda Sabir presents jewels for honoring, learning, enjoying and discovering, by enticing our exploration in this month of Women’s History Day, International Women’s History Month, the still unfolding of story of Malcom X and struggle for liberation and self-determination through writers like Walter Mosley, theater from Oakland Theater Project, a cross-country experience with the Diamano Coura West African Dance Company and more.

Mayor London Breed announces spending plan for $120 million reinvestment in...

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.

The FBI will not save us from white supremacy

Jeremy Miller succinctly describes the seemingly benign invitation from the FBI to help them keep us safe from scary events like the recent white supremacist insurrection at the People’s House as being somewhat akin to the fox asking the chickens to help with the slaughter. As Jalil Muntaqim said, “We Are Our Own Liberators.”

Let’s not forget Zulu!

Free Zulu! The US prison system, designed to capture, confine and control, denies it holds Political Prisoners like Kenny Zulu Whitmore, Imam Jamil Al-Amin, Dr. Mutulu Shakur, Leonard Peltier, Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz, Ed Poindexter, Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald and so many more, most falsely accused and wrongfully convicted. Released after 50 years, Jalil Muntaqim was rearrested, charged with trying to vote as the State attempts to reclaim his captivity.

Advocacy without results is dead

The election is over – the work is not. What’s not working for Black and Brown people, and what’s killing them, is one long familiar list. And there’s the other list that continues to demand our devoted attention to change and build the world we deserve by loving and uplifting our ravaged communities through relentless action.

Black employees say racism is rife at Cal Air Resources Board

The 13-page letter from Concerned Black Employees to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to specify experiences of racism at CARB – widespread, routine and systemic – and shared, as well, with CARB’s staff, may provide the incentive to engage action towards introspection and change at the agency.

Faultlines of national oppression and class contradictions

Shaka Shakur makes crystal clear that freedom is not given. Freedom is taken and the price is high. The will of the oppressor to protect property and power is vicious and relentless. To win freedom, we must commit to the courage to take it.

YES on Prop 16: ‘All I ask of our brethren is...

In 1996 Eva Patterson, then executive director of Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, and Fred Jordan, President of the African American Chamber of Commerce, with Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Senator Diane Feinstein, opposed Prop 209. Today they are fervently supporting Prop 16 on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot to repeal the 1996 Prop 209 with an amendment to the California Constitution.
×