racism

17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

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25 Jan 2021

Harriet Tubman $20 Bills Are Finally Coming, After Trump Trashed The Plan

Historic news today for those of us who want to see someone other than slave-owning white guys on American dollar bills. New White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday morning that the US Treasury would restart plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. The Obama administration announced

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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27 Oct 2020

Santa Cruz Peace Train’s Curtis Reliford Holds Peace Rally This Friday in Response to Racist Assault

Curtis Reliford, a man of purpose who has dedicated the past 16 years of his life to helping others, was the victim of an attack in Westside Santa Cruz on the afternoon of Sept. 30.  As a Santa Cruz resident for more than three decades, Reliford is a beloved and

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18 Aug 2020

Astonishingly Racist Karen Goes Off On Dolores Park Worker in Covidiot Rant

The Dolores Park playground is closed because of COVID-19 restrictions, but a wildly racist Karen decided to blame a Rec and Parks outreach worker over the closure, in a video that’s quickly going viral on Facebook. The unidentified woman was upset to find the Dolores Park playground closed, and took

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08 Jul 2020

CAREN Act Aims to Make Fraudulent, Racially-Motivated 911 Calls Illegal

“Permit Patty” and “BBQ Becky” are monikers we use to make light of disturbing incidents where police were called on people of color while doing normal things. But when the jokes fade, the reality still exists for communities targeted by their own neighbors for simply “being” while black or brown.

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07 Jul 2020

Humongously Racist Viral Video Turns Out To Feature SF Tech CEO

The middle-finger waving tech bro in the image above is pictured just before he launched into an amazingly racist tirade directed at an Asian family eating at a Monterey County restaurant the night of July 4.  “Trump’s gonna f*** you!” and “You Asian piece of s***!” he yells at an

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24 Jun 2020

Racists among us: BLM movement shines light on the best and worst of the Bay Area Area

Prosecutors with the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office announced that they’ve filed felony criminal threat charges with a hate crime enhancement against a 55-year-old San Francisco man. Steven Cibotti, the accused, allegedly approached a family who were sitting down to eat together at Flights Restaurant in Burlingame on June

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23 Jun 2020

Ulysses Grant Statue — Unfairly Toppled, Or Totally Had It Coming?

We were delighted to see the Golden Gate Park statue of Francis Scott Key torn down this weekend, we’ve been complaining about that thing for years. Same goes for that Junipero Serra statue, because that guy oversaw a genocide of hundreds of thousands of Native Americans. But Friday’s Juneteenth statue-toppling

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