Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Standing Rock

Celebrating 50 groundbreaking years of Ethnic Studies with ‘Solidarity’

When he was 13, PJ Gubatina Policarpio moved from the Philippines to San Francisco’s Excelsior District. As a student at Balboa High School, he encountered authors like Toni Morrison,...

Cascade of flicks, star-power coming to Mill Valley Film Fest

Feel like getting the rest of the year’s movie-watching over with in 10 days? Well, you’re in luck: The Mill Valley Film Festival, which has frequently prided itself on...

Sanders comes to SF to talk about ending student debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders held a town hall in San Francisco on Friday to discuss one of his campaign’s major promises: canceling student debt. An excited and packed crowd of more...

Photographer Wesaam Al-Badry: from ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ to Camp Fire

At the refugee camp where he lived with his family after the Gulf War broke out in their native Iraq, Wesaam Al-Badry thought the photojournalists who came to the...

Screen Grabs: New films of note this week

SCREEN GRABS The SF International Film Festival’s 60th anniversary edition wrapped this Wednesday, and as if the rest of the local film world had been holding its breath for...

The spirit of Standing Rock

Each step a prayer, through snow so deep your body can’t think. Sharp blue sky filled with whispers from ancestors, a river so sacred it spoke.    We had arrived, at...

Standing Rock Diary: ‘I am honored to be a healer warrior’

From 2002-2007, I was a primary care physician for US veterans in my training at UCSF. I was able to meet many young men returning from war who were...

Support 48 Hills! Here’s why

Since we launched in 2013, 48 Hills has been a vital voice on a local scene dominated by bland corporate media, sensationalizing online outlets, and national chains. We're the...

Reports from Standing Rock: Concussion grenades, hypothermia & the fight for clean water

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal member JoBeth Brownotter still hears the screams from the front line where she was tear-gassed and sprayed with cold water in freezing temperatures. “I am...

How to keep saving the planet

In response to some of the dismaying plans that may come to pass with Trump's election as president, we ask Steven T. Jones of the Center for Biological Diversity...