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Coming Soon: Dinner And A Show In San Francisco With North African Flair

In its latest iteration, Berber will serve North African-inspired food and offer Cirque du Soleil-inspired performances in the main dining room.
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African-American Leaders in Oakland Demand Justice for Slain Teen « CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Black community leaders held a news conference at Oakland City Hall Friday to demand justice for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station on Sunday night.

Minister Keith Muhammad of the Nation of Islam mosque in Oakland said community members “are outraged by the horrific murder of our young sister,” referring to Wilson.

Muhammad said the stabbing of Wilson and Letifah Wilson, her 26-year-old sister, on the platform of the MacArthur station at about 9:36 p.m. on Sunday was “vicious” and he called on Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to consider filing hate crime allegations against suspect John Lee Cowell, a 27-year-old transient man.

But Muhammad said, “We don’t have substantial trust in our system of…

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Public services fail pregnant, low-income African American women in San Francisco

Imagine being seven months pregnant and living on the street in San Francisco. Or in a housing project where noise and crime make it impossible to sleep. Or in a home with an abusive partner. Many low-income African American mothers in San Francisco are impacted by these harsh realities — which means their unborn children can be too.

A recent assessment led by San Francisco State University’s Health Equity Institute (HEI) found that stress from racism and poverty is affecting the health of pregnant African American women in unstable housing situations and contributing to pre-term births. The assessment builds on reports by the San Francisco Department of Public Health that found that the city’s African American women were 2.7 times more likely to have a preterm birth than white women and…

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The Latest: San Francisco gets its first black female mayor

Breed becomes the city's first African American female mayor and she inherits a San Francisco battling homelessness, open drug use and unbearably …
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New San Francisco mayor vows to leave no resident behind

Breed, the first African-American female mayor of San Francisco, made … Breed, who will make history as the first African American woman mayor of …
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We can reverse the out-migration of Blacks from San Francisco

San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce President Fred Jordan, a strong supporter of London Breed’s successful campaign for mayor, stands proudly beside soon-to-be-inaugurated Mayor London Breed. Together, they are preparing for a new day for Black San Franciscans! – Photo: Kenneth Johnson

African American Chamber chairman’s 2018 Juneteenth dinner address

by Frederick Jordan, PE

The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce welcomes all of our friends who have been with us over the years and the new friends here today. Without your support of the Black business community specifically, and the Black community in general, we would not be able to hold on in San Francisco. However, we are losing ground as I speak: The African American population has fallen from 18…

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