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Felicia Bridges at the controls in the studio for the "Talk 2 Teacher" radio show.

Felicia Bridges Hosts Student Voices on “Talk 2 Teacher” Radio Show

Special to the Post   Students don’t often get asked their opinion about school or life, but Oakland educator Felicia Bridges is giving all students with something to say an opportunity to share their experiences. [...]
Ernest J. Gaines. Photo: Jason Miccolo Johnson.

Entries Accepted for Ernest J. Gaines Literary Award

Entries are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the ninth annual Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. Information on criteria and entrance forms for the award, which includes a $10,000 cash prize, is available [...]
Brittany Powell, an SF State MFA student, started The Debt Project after declaring bankruptcy in 2012.

Student Photographer Shines Light on Faces of Debt

By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News Struggling to find work in 2012 amid the fallout from the recession, photographer Brittany Powell declared bankruptcy to relieve herself of the credit card debt she had accumulated just trying [...]
Gospel recording artist Tramaine Hawkins.

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Tramaine Hawkins takes Gospel to Selma and the Symphony

As a teenager growing up in Berkeley during the 1960s, Tramaine Hawkins, the daughter of Ronald and Lois “the Pie Queen” Davis, was well aware of the Civil Rights Movement. She was too busy, however, [...]