SAN FRANCISCO'S CELEBRATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. TODAY 11:30 A.M.PST; KRON4 NEWS TRIBUTE TO SIDNEY POITIER & MORE W.E. COMMUNITY NEWS
The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lives on in the hearts and minds of San Franciscans. Sidney Poitier is celebrated along with his fellow civil rights activist and friend Harry Belafonte. See the latest from W.E. San Francisco~Dallas Community Spotlight.
Congratulations Dr. Curtis Charles, Director of Academic Affairs University of West Indies (UWI) Antigua & Barbuda, Addressing STEM, agriculture, data collection, disaster risk management, climate change, academics, job creations, and more for our communities.
In this hybrid mobile-walking tour, we'll peruse different neighborhoods in the town, traveling from downtown to West, and then North Oakland, exploring the physical and social locations of landmarks in the Black community. By the end of this tour you'll have explored more than 100 years of Oakland history, spanning from the Renaissance of the 1960s to the hyphy movement of the 2000s and beyond!
With the Omicron-fueled surge propelling the City to its highest COVID-19 rates since the start of the pandemic, Mayor London N. Breed and Director of Health, Dr. Grant Colfax are urging San Franciscans to layer their defenses, including taking reasonable measures to lower their risk exposure to the virus where possible to slow transmission and keep schools, hospitals, homeless shelters, and other essential services operating. Additional City resources are being deployed, and health safety measures implemented in response to the surge to minimize the impact.
Condolences to South Africa & The World As Archbishop Desmond TuTu Passes at 90, Plus 2Morrows June/Anais Chantal at Yoshi's~ W.E. Community News
Archbishop Desmond Tutu---W.E. Tribute with his own word and NOSACONN's (New Orleans-South Africa Connection) highligted artist, Jarryd Watson's movement tribute posted in honor of the great South African leader.
Black Emergency Managers Association sends holiday greetings with thoughts of farm workers worldwide!
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Special Holiday Gift to You: Soulful Christmas. See it Right Now On Demand!
Enjoy some festive fun with A Soulful Christmas, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre's annual celebration blending fun, witty dialogue with favorite tunes that will have you on your feet! As a special holiday gift and a big thank you to loyal fans and supporters, The Lorraine Hansberry Theatre is offering a recording of this year's performance for you to enjoy from home for free! Click the link to watch the show.
Damon Batiste of NOLA's Royal Family of Music and founder of NOSACONN (New Orleans South Africa Connection) shares cultural news from Capetown South Africa. Batiste recently traveled to Africa on a cultural trade and tourism business trip with a delegation from the U.S. See article, "Damon Batiste of NOLA'S Royal Family of Music In South Africa Making Cultural Tourism Strides Amid Omicron Fears with US Team on His 82nd Visit: https://www.prlog.org/12896341-damon-batiste-of-nolas-royal-family-of-music-in-south-africa-making-cultural-tourism-strides-amid-omicron-fears-with-us-team-on-his-82nd-visit.html
Today Mayor London N. Breed declared an official State of Emergency in the Tenderloin, allowing the City to waive certain laws to quickly address the crisis of people dying of drug overdoses on the streets of the neighborhood as part of the Mayor’s Tenderloin Emergency Intervention Plan.