Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tag: Police Brutality

A year without live music—that still made a lot of noise

A music critic reflects on an era that heard local venues silenced and Black voices uplifted.

Dandelion Chocolate workers move to form union

Another local business could be represented by ILWU Local 6.

Can Big Tech really be regulated?

Hate speech and misinformation has multiplied and been weaponized -- but that may be changing.

Lawsuit says San Jose police violence caused serious injuries

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

Performing poverty in ‘Nomadland’ and ‘White Tiger’

Two acclaimed movies from poverty outsiders don't go far enough in exposing wealth-hoarding and corporate slavery.

In a year of protest and change, YBCA 100 highlights vital activist-artists

The annual list of honorees focuses on organizers, educators, and creators whose work reaches deep into community.

‘Small Axe’: ardent slices of life from an overlooked community

Director Steve McQueen's five-part series explores recent UK Black history, from protest to celebration

Don’t forget the beats: A mixtape-homage to the Bay’s 2020 sounds

Set inspired by this year's 48 Hills music coverage fits in E-40's social distancing anthem and Eki Shola's aural healing—dedicated to the late, great Cutty Banks.

Sava Cannabis: Best of the Bay 2020 Editors’ Pick

Cannabis relief from the wild ups and downs—and downs—of the year, delivered directly to your door by this queer- and women-owned outfit

Albums of the Year 2020: Wild spirits helped us hold tightly onto humanity

From police brutality call-outs to a new century gospel, artists still wrung beauty and inspiration from a hard year