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Black cannabis entrepreneurs say state’s $30 million fee waiver fund may...

Inequities remain for Black entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry and SB166 fee waiver program should right some wrongs in support of equity.

Why are SF Supervisors hesitant to demand racial equity in policing...

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.

Victory in militant fight to stop new SF jail

Against all odds, a grassroots coalition defeated a plan to build a new, 384-bed downtown jail at a cost of $240 million – up to $465 million including 30 years of debt financing. In what the No New Jail Coalition called “an historic moment in our long and difficult fight against jail expansion,” the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Dec. 15 to reject the new jail plan.
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