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The Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series presents Anna Mwalagho’s...

Immigration can be a form of erasure. The quicker the newcomer sheds her identity, the sooner she is accepted.

Impeachment folly

Ukraine buys American oil despite being next door to Russia, with its 80,000 million barrels of oil reserves, the eighth greatest in the world?

San Francisco Office of Racial Equity created by unanimous vote

“Race and the deep structural and institutional racism so deeply rooted in this stolen Ramaytush Ohlone land remain as salient as ever.”

Hiring Black census workers in California could avert an undercount in...

Hiring Black census workers in California could avert an undercount in 2020. Pay is based on location and position. In larger cities like Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Francisco, salaries range anywhere from $17.00 to $30.00 per hour for field representative positions.

Attorney John Burris throws the book at Vallejo for the 55-shot...

“The six officers shot at Willie 55 times to ensure that he did not survive his encounter, and the video clearly shows the officers’ callous attitude towards Willie McCoy, their premeditated decision to shoot a sleeping man if he moved.”

Federal lawsuit filed for San Mateo Police taser death of Chinedu...

“Although the San Mateo District Attorney’s Office and the Sheriff’s Department are unwilling to hold the deputies accountable for racially profiling, stalking, repeatedly tasing and pepper-spraying Chinedu Okobi to death, I will!”

Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Sen. Bernie Sanders introduce Inclusive Prosperity Act...

“It’s past time to make sure Wall Street pays their fair share so that we can provide funding for things that make us a better nation like jobs, housing, infrastructure and college education,” said Congresswoman Barbara Lee.

Wanda’s Picks for April 2011

When Martin Luther King was killed in Memphis, he was about to join the sanitation workers in their protest for a union and more decent wages. The movement for civil rights was taking hold in the North and America didn’t like it – so off with King’s head.

California Hotel is raided by City of Oakland

Oakland's California Hotel residents have organized and taken over management and maintenance since building was abandoned by property manager John Stewart Co.

500 very low income tenants face eviction from Oakland’s California Hotel

The Oakland Housing Authority is planning to sell off or demolish most of its public housing in the near future, and nonprofits have been involved in mixed income housing developments at public housing sites that have displaced poor public housing tenants in Oakland.