#black-people

California's reparations task force meets again - The San Francisco Examiner
California's reparations task force meets again
'Compensation for a Black American during a single decade of Jim Crow would be $36.5 million'
California attorney general to investigate Torrance Police after racist text scandal
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta said Wednesday his office will investigate the Torrance Police Department in the wake of a scandal that revealed more than a dozen police officers had exchanged racist text messages for years, joked about using violence against suspects and mocked the idea that internal affairs might catch them.
SF Center for the Book's "Big Shindig" w/ Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin
Join San Francisco Center for the Book in person as we celebrate print culture and twenty-five years of community building.
In Britain's pound-shop Trumpian administration, rules are for the rest of us | Owen Jones
n the day government staffers allegedly partied in No 10, British hospitals were filled with the dead and the dying.
'The Snowy Day,' a Children's Classic, Becomes an Opera
Based on the popular 1962 children's book, the show aims to celebrate Blackness and attract new audiences to the art form.
That San Francisco Restaurant Was Right for Refusing Service to Three Police Officers
This past Friday, the new brunch restaurant Hilda and Jesse in North Beach asked three uniformed, armed SF police officers to l eave the establishment shortly after they were seated.
The Epic of Collier Heights - 99% Invisible
For Black Americans, Collier Heights became a suburban jewel in the postwar South spanning thousands of acres and packed with nature.
Opinion | How Can Something Be Racist but Not Racist at the Same Time?
There's something about how we talk about race in America that strikes me as novel, which I get the feeling more and more Americans are coming to think of as ordinary: These days we're told that race issues are not only urgent - racist ideology became " ascendant" during Donald Trump's presidency, but also complex - race isn't rocket science, " It's so much more complicated."
The New Pamphleteers: Why One Publisher Is Betting on Short Books with Big Ideas | The Walrus
I t was only common sense, Thomas Paine believed, for the people of the thirteen colonies to declare their independence from Great Britain.
Best Songs of 2021
Sixty-six tracks that tell the story of the year: a posthumous political statement, a hyperpop star finding his footing, an emerging force's debut smash and a superstar's 10-minute redo.