racism

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13 May 2022

Massive Art Installation, Society’s Cage, Debuts in Oakland

This week, Society’s Cage, a traveling experimental art installation about societal racism, was built in front of Oakland’s City Hall. The 15-foot by 15-foot installation, built of over 500 steel bars, hopes you will come and interact with the piece. There were four designers, as well as 8-12 people working

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07 Mar 2022

When Old Punks Go Racist

Punks and musicians are people, so they get old, their opinions get dumber and more calcified, and they mistake change for disintegration, at the same rate as the societies in which they operate. But it’s still sadder than when it happens to your dad. 

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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01 Mar 2022

How The Pandemic Made Me Braver

This may not be news, but 2020 had been a nightmare for nearly everyone. It was difficult to process everything that was happening from mask mandates, to social distancing, and sudden economic collapse. Not to mention a surge in racist attacks against Asian Americans. I’m a second generation Korean-American, and

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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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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

Max Silver 1
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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