In the 1950s, Blacks in San Francisco didn’t have that many places to go and socialize. As a result, Peacock Lounge on Haight Street was founded by a group of African Americans in the [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
Leola King Wilson passed away on Feb. 3, 2015 in Palm Springs, California. She was born on Jan. 20, 1919 in Seminole County, Oklahoma, and spent her youth in Los Angeles, California.
In the weeks following the release of the Oscar-nominated film “Selma,” Rev. Jesse Jackson along with Charley Moore, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein hosted a private screening of the film in San Francisco’s historic [...]
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program present: Cracking the Social Media Code: Success Strategies for Faiths and Nonprofits “Do you tweet or really understand the cloud?” quips Carmen Bogan, Program Director of the [...]
By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News Artists typically do not want to hear their work described as “garbage.” But for Michael Arcega’s latest project, the description is especially apt.
Black History Month is a time when we can reflect on the lives of the loved ones we have lost to AIDS. In Black America, HIV continues to be a crisis. Feb. 7 marks the [...]
In November, The San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee launched Business Connect. 750 business owners attended two Kick-Off Workshops at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara and Moscone Center West in San Francisco. [...]
For decades, scientists around the world have worked to develop a treatment for schistosomiasis, a debilitating water-born parasite that affects more than 200 million people worldwide.
By Leland Kim and Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News UC San Francisco medical students helped sparked a national movement in December when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities.