Category : Black Local and National News

- 2 days ago

Musicians and entertainers struggling during COVID-19 pandemic

Paul Tillman Smith, executive director of the Bay Area Jazz Society (BAJAZZS) Part One by Clifford L. Williams “I haven’t had a gig since early March of this year and things are looking even direr,” said Bay Area drummer and band leader Pau...

- 2 days ago

We need each other

Hundreds of Indiana University School of Medicine students, residents and faculty gathered on campus June 3 to stand together for White Coats for Black Lives. – Photo: Liz Kaye by Corey J. Elder The coronavirus has affected people all over the...

- 3 days ago

The police answer to us. What will we do about it?

The Bay Area Black Journalists Association (BABJA) sponsored a forum for candidates for San Francisco district attorney on Oct. 31, 2019, only days before the election. Here, KPFA host Davey D interviews Chesa Boudin as the audience listens raptly....

- 4 days ago

Invest Black – when government is us

Charlie Walker, a lifelong advocate for Black contractors and other entrepreneurs, inspired the crowd on July 24, when the steps of City Hall came to life with a masked and physically distanced rally urging San Franciscans to “invest Black” by passi...

- 4 days ago

Humpback whale freed from abandoned fishing net

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- 4 days ago

The bomb in our bodies

This map shows where the people tested by the Hunters Point Biomonitoring Program live or work – all within a mile of the shipyard. The pins are color coded: yellow for uranium, green for cesium, blue for gadolinium, black for thallium, red for rubi...

- 4 days ago

Congress lets Fauci slide on his own mask use

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- 4 days ago

Kenya closes Marsabit Forest as tribal killings escalate

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- 4 days ago

A review of the SF Black Film Fest selection, ‘The Council’

by Eric Hunter, Black New World Media “The Council,” brought to us by Ryda for Life Films, tells a story of civil social unrest in the Black community today. Its setting is in South Central Los Angeles and starts off like your typical gangsta...

- 4 days ago

‘American Dream’ review

by JR Valrey, Black New World Journalists Society Rebellions, protests and racial tension have dominated the headlines of the COVID pandemic summer of 2020 following the police executions of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. The San Francisc...

- 5 days ago

Seals released to wild after rescue

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- 5 days ago

Zimbabweans cashing in on car exhaust dust

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