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.
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 [...]