Stories about Civil Rights

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

From living rooms to the Lexington Club, Patricia Cotter's new play plunges into the story of a fascinating civil rights revolution.

Enola Gay and the witchy origin of the first AIDS protest

35 years later, the 'Blood & Money' ritual outside Livermore Lab reveals the intricacy of SF's protest movement.

Eviction, elder abuse, and homelessness

Why are so many elders and families on the street? They got evicted.

Deputy Sheriffs Association resorts to bizarre Red Scare tactics in DA race

Union posts a video by the John Birch Society -- that old racist McCarthy-era group that still somehow lives -- to attack Chesa Boudin.

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

Not a great night for Bernie. A "breakout" for Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren still the overall winner -- but Biden is done, period.

At 83, piano legend Larry Vuckovich recounts a ‘Fascinating Jazz Life’

Raw garlic, organic greens, and a history playing with the greats: The Bay Area favorite has all the essential elements

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

The Democrats come to town: Convention preview

The heated race for party chair. Plus: Should we expect disruptions (the Party doesn't want any) ... and a guide to local convention events.

Call the ‘Please Force’: Wavy Gravy revisits Woodstock in new doc

50 years later: "This is something I think the universe wanted to do, to create this amazement," the keeper of chaotic peace says.

Kronos Festival celebrates Bayview women, Malian griot, Howard Zinn

Legendary Kronos Quartet presents a wondrously diverse, three-day program full of local love, intriguing sounds, and political statements.