Amid the rainbow-clad crowds cheering at this year’s San Francisco Pride Parade arose a mass of Black Power fists. They belonged to the Bay Area contingent of #BlackLivesMatter, an organizing network comprised of an intergenerational [...]
The city’s law enforcement leaders are under fire following the release of a report by the W. Haywood Burns Institute (BI) indicating that African-Americans in San Francisco find themselves in handcuffs and behind bars at [...]
Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez, a Mexican- American Mixed Marshall Arts (MMA) fighter based in San Francisco, will fight Edward “Eddie” Alvarez on Saturday, June 13 in Mexico City, Mexico.
A group of nearly 200 young Black men stood before family, friends, and the community ready to embark on their next journey in life on June 9 at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation at the [...]
The San Francisco Black Film Festival, completing its 17th year, featured nearly 100 films throughout the city last week. The festival showcased the work of dozens of emerging and established filmmakers, including “Beyond the [...]
SF State has been selected for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads President Barack Obama’s national call [...]
San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced that over the next two years the city will contribute and invest $7 million in programs supporting the arts. &
The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury released a report this concluding that the city’s whistleblower protection ordinance fails to protect whistleblowers from retaliation. The Grand Jury found that the ordinance only covers those [...]
Fifty-seven percent of metropolitan San Francisco’s Black children live in the area’s least healthy neighborhoods for childhood development, according to the recently developed Child Opportunity Index.
Jonathan Brumfield, an Oakland artist and educator, spoke on behalf of graduate students at San Francisco State University’s Commencement on Friday, May 22. Brumfield acknowledged the students whose protests in the late 1960s resulted [...]