Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: BLM

Screen Grabs: Open your queer eye for Frameline

Global tales, intimate history, naughty fun: The LGBTQ+ film fest returns (online) to fierce up your fall.

OPINION: Homeless sweeps and civil rights

Earlier this summer, law student interns with the Systemic Justice Project worked with local organizers to create Know Your Rights pamphlets for ten communities banded together in the Stop...

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

The Board of Supes Budget and Finance Committee will consider Thursday/16 a series of tax measures that could raise more than $100 million for the city and change the...

ACLU sues after Sacramento sheriff blocks Black Lives Matter on Facebook

  The First Amendment protects freedom of expression, but how does that law, written hundreds of years before smartphones were even imagined, apply to today’s most used medium, social media? That’s...

Federal agent says it was safe to leave unsecured gun in his car

The federal agent whose gun fired the bullet that killed Kate Steinle was in court today, and in the course of a couple of hours, he testified that: -- He...

More evidence emerges about the gun used in the Steinle killing

The defense in the Kate Steinle murder case dropped another critical piece of information about the weapon used in the shooting today with a filing that reports at least...

New evidence casts doubt on prosecution theory in Steinle killing

A motion filed today by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office sheds some new light on the events that led to the tragic killing of Kate Steinle and undercuts...

Federal agent’s loaded gun, left unsecured in a car, killed Kate Steinle

Kate Steinle was killed two years ago in San Francisco after a gun stolen from a car was discharged on Pier 14, a popular tourist attraction. Homeless immigrant Juan...

Enter ‘The Colored Museum’

ONSTAGE The premise is ingenious: an evening of vignettes -- recalling Vaudeville or the chitlin' circuit or, farther back, Commedia dell'arte -- that send up, satirize, and celebrate black stereotypes,...