Stories about Racism

Make America great again

LETTER FROM MEXICO: A heated election season in the United States raises hackles in other American countries, starting with the definition of "America."

Protesters go to City Hall: ‘A young man was murdered on your watch’

Activists demand accountability -- Sup. Breed's office says the protest is "violent"

The Nieto trial: 59 shots — and big questions

Opening day of dramatic trial offers contradictory evidence -- and some new disclosures

BIG WEEK: The top 10 things to do Wed/6-Sun/10

Sketchfest, Tape Music Festival, Bowie Birthday Bash, Movement Arts Festival, Project Nunway, Mochi Pounding,  Star Trek Live... By Marke B. BIG WEEK Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Is...

Five great things to do this weekend

From flamenco fireworks and a 40-part motet to Addams Family Values and a very human Kindness... By Marke B.  >>> THEATRE FLAMENCO'S AD LIBITUM: OR HOW...

Future fantasies collide in “Late Stage San Francisco”

Maryam Rostami's latest performance piece takes on problematic visions, apocalypse porn, and "roadkill Kardashians." By Caitlin Donohue ONSTAGE Performer Maryam Farnaz Rostami hardly thinks that her play...

La Chica Boom explodes herself (almost)

Multimedia artist brings raw, transformative retrospective to Galeria de la Raza -- hot sauce strap-ons included.  By Caitlin Donohue ART LOOKS Xandra Ibarra, a.k.a. Bay Area multimedia artist La...

What to see at the 35th SF Jewish Film Festival

Don't schvitz! From Hitchcock to DJ AM, here are six essential picks from the sprawling annual cinematic feast, beginning Thu/23. By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS The 35th Annual...

Our police state, staged and sung in ‘Freedomland’

56th annual SF Mime Troupe show tours the Bay Area, coming to Dolores Park July 3-5. By Marke B.  ONSTAGE "The Mime Troupe has always used art...

A perspective: Owning white privilege — and fronting poverty

Another way of looking at the media horror show that is the Rachel Dolezal story By Tiny JUNE 16, 2015 -- “White culture isn’t good for anyone,...