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A photograph of E. F. Joseph hangs at Careth Reid's home in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. Joseph was the first professional African-American photographer in the Bay Area and chronicled life there from 1930-1970. Reid organized his archives, and her and friend Ruth Beckford have published a book of his work which is due out next month. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)

New Book Explores Photographer E.F. Joseph’s Photography Collection of African Americans in the Bay Area

  A new book has just come out, “The Picture Man: From the Collection of Bay Area Photographer E.F. Joseph”,  written by Ruth Beckford and Careth Reid.   From 1927 until his death in 1979, [...]
Lyfe in Los Angeles in a corner of his sky rise home. Ise's house is filled with books, artifacts and artwork reflecting his faith, studies, and curiosities.

East Oakland Native and Social Entrepreneur Ise Lyfe Still Gets Business Done on Behalf of the People Returns to Oakland on January 26th to perform Highly Successful Independent Album "Slave Revolt"

  Oakland’s native son, Ise Lyfe, has seemingly done it all. From HBO Def Poetry Jam and Huffington Post Contributor to Ted Talk and guest lecturer at over 50 universities domestic and abroad, Ise Lyfe [...]
“I realized you can make a really huge impact by making films," said Guinea. "You can change public opinion and reach the hearts and minds of people you wouldn’t ordinarily have access to. For me the priority was documenting the experiences of the Latino community and queer communities of color.”

SF State Student Receives Prestigious Princess Grace Award for Film

  By Mary Kenny, SF State News   SF State graduate student Candy Guinea recently received the prestigious 2016 Princess Grace Award, which honors a new group of emerging artists in theater, dance and film [...]