Tag Archives: San Francisco

Javarre Wilson says that San Francisco’s Black population has dropped from 78,931 in 1990 to 50,768 in 2010 and the numbers continue to shrink without a concerted plan by the City to reverse this trend. This is a major concern and extremely distressing”.

Health Summit to Focus on HIV/AIDS, Social Justice

The 7th Annual Black Health & Healing Summit, organized around the theme “We the People: Exercising Our Power, ”will take place Saturday, April 19 at San Francisco State University.The summit will address the policies pertaining [...]
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Post Photographer Laura Wong Presents at “A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America”

Post photographer Laura Ming Wong spoke and showed slides of of her photography at a workshop last Saturday presented by the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) in San Francisco, in support of the ‘Smithsonian [...]
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San Francisco School Board Establishes Policy to Reduce School Suspensions

At its general meeting on February 25, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously approved a policy aimed at further improving school climate at all San Francisco Unified School District schools and reducing student suspensions.
Grand Worthy Matron Special project honorees for 2014 include (front row, L to R): Irma Anderson, Brenda Knight, Daisy Hall, Olis Simmons, Dr. Gloria Wade-Lesser, Grant Worthy Matron Pamela H. Price, Rev. Sandra Blair, Roma Groves, Angie Lewis-White, Tracy Ward. Not pictured - Janice Mirikitani. Back row: Chairpersons Barbara Brooks and Bertha M. Paul

Order of the Eastern Star Holds “Women Making a Difference” Tribute

Pamela H. Price, Grand Worthy Matron of the Golden State Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Rite of Adoption of California, has scheduled a special luncheon program to honor outstanding women of [...]
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 [...]