The 11th annual Celebration of Black American History took place at the Hotel Whitcomb in San Francisco, Feb. 25. Called “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture,” the event featured Mistress of Ceremonies [...]
Ever since she answered a newspaper classified ad in 1967 that read, “Wanted: One Soul Singer” – which happened to be the title of her favorite Johnnie Taylor album – Linda Tillery has been one [...]
The University of San Francisco (USF) is partnering with the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) to host a panel discussion on US immigration history, policy and civil society.
By Paul Day, UCSF News UC San Francisco’s Office of Diversity and Outreach has hired Denise Caramagno as the University’s care advocate. She will provide crisis intervention and ongoing support at UCSF to survivors of [...]
By Beth Tagawa, SF State News The U.S. national debt is currently estimated at $18 trillion — and constantly rising. While that is a staggering figure, most of us do not spend much time pondering [...]
Deciding on which of some 50 women to begin Women’s History Month in a projected yearlong series, “Bay Area African American Women in Music,” presented a dilemma since there are so many distinguished possibilities. &a
The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and [...]
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.