Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,
Are you angry and hurt that our country has elected Donald Trump? That we’ve allowed racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, and bad self tanner into the White House? Well now you can direct that anger and do good work with RageDonate. Over the weekend I got a press release for RageDonate,
Some people refuse to stand for the national anthem because of an ugly-sounding “slave” lyric in the song’s little-known third stanza. But this ugly-sounding reference is actually on permanent display in Golden Gate Park, glorified for all time at the Francis Scott Key statue in the Music Concourse between the
If you don’t know the story of Korryn Gaines, 23, the black woman murdered by Baltimore Police Department there is a reason why. It could be because your life doesn’t depend on knowing how the state responds to your existence. This is most likely because your life and ability to
A friend of mine lives in the Haight and saw a posting on NextDoor from one of his neighbors. Apparently she found a letter from the Ku Klux Klan on her doorstep and the point of it was to try to recruit her. Check out the letter below: As you
Today’s San Francisco: The absence of a middle class, the narrow perception of black people by new residents, the heightened police violence towards people of color, and the need for citizens to protest
Irish people have it pretty good in America these days, but this was not always the case. White privilege was not extended to Irish Americans in the US from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, and Irish people were not considered white people back then — despite their fair complexion.