Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tag: Civil Rights

Is art free speech under COVID? A local court case steams on

Ongoing San Francisco International Arts Festival lawsuit demands that arts reopen in parity with worship and dining.

Not far from the tree: California’s new attorney general

Rob Bonta's progressive political approach comes directly from his upbringing as the son of left-wing parents who fought Marcos in the Philippines.

A huge step to ending the crime of cash bail

State Supreme Court rules that poor people can't be kept behind bars just because they don't have the money to get out.

Lawsuit says San Jose police violence caused serious injuries

Cops injured people (including a state Assembly member) with needless weapons, says complaint demanding reforms.

Review: ‘New Labor Movements III’ continues stunning probe of Black identities

At McEvoy Foundation, curator Leila Weefur's latest installment of short films offers glimpses of multiple histories.

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

Through vital ‘Local Voices’ podcast, youth dive into Fine Arts Museums’ treasures

From St. Francis statues to Civil Rights Era paintings, teens explore art's history and meaning.

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.

The Super Bowl billionaires

Sports team owners, including Charles Johnson of the Giants, made $98.5 billion during the pandemic. Their stadium workers are suffering.

‘You’ve got to draw the buttons!’ Cartoonist Justin Hall spotlights local LGBTQ history on Market Street

'Marching Toward Pride' series brings to life seminal queer moments leading to 1970 celebration.