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Miss Major Griffin-Gracy will receive The Life Achievement Award. Major is a Black, formerly incarcerated, transgender elder. She has been an activist and advocate in her community for over 40 years. From the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion to her current work as Executive Director of the Transgender GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), she continues to work for transgender and gender variant people inside and outside the prison system. A major documentary about her life  "Major" will be released this year.

“Generations” Celebrates Black LGBT Historical Experience

  “Generations: Black LGBT History Experience” is a free gala event sponsored by local organizations will take place Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the African American Art / Culture Complex, 762 [...]
Bioswales outside the Business building capture rainwater and use it for nearby plants. The bioswales are part of a number of sustainability initiatives.

SFSU Seeks to Reduce Water Consumption

By Jonathan Morales Despite this past weekend’s rain showers, drought conditions persist in California, and SF State is asking students, faculty and staff to cut back on their water usage.Prolonged below-average rainfall — 2013 was [...]
From left to right, African American Chamber of Commerce meeting with President Frederick Jordan, Luciano Dalle Ore, Distinguished Engineers, SF Travel CEO Joe D'Alessandro, and Rev. Dr. Amos Brown. Photo by Mike Norris

City Meets with African American Chamber After Threat of SF Tourism Boycott

Members of San Francisco’s African American Chamber of Commerce met Wednesday with city administrators, and S.F. Travel officials on how to revitalize Black neighborhoods and businesses – in the wake of the chamber’s threat of [...]
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SF City College Wins Reprieve

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has granted a key aspect of a motion by City Attorney Dennis Herrera to preliminarily enjoin the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges from terminating City College of [...]
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Healthy Children Pantries Help Parents Make Ends Meet

It’s 8 a.m., and children romp on the playground outside of Starr King Elementary, a public school nestled on top of Potrero Hill in San Francisco.The morning scene of laughter and games is typical of [...]