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Journalist, poet Frank Marshall Davis (1905-1987) fought fascism to cure the...

Journalist and poet Frank Marshall Davis is an important voice who channeled his social convictions through the power of the pen, and proved to be an unsung hero in the struggle for human rights. "Frank Marshall Davis established his reputation as a socially minded poet employing free-verse forms.” His work has been recognized by the National Poetry Foundation, stating on their website: “Davis concerned himself with portraying Black life, protesting racial inequalities, and promoting Black pride.”

March Against Monsanto: Take back America’s dream

A highlight of the March Against Monsanto in San Francisco was political rapper Khafre Jay, performing before a crowd of about 2,000. The latest headliner in a pioneer Bayview Hunters Point family, Khafre has picked up the torch as a new generation of activists applies their skills and courage to solve the overwhelming problems they are inheriting.