Tag: San Francisco

We Are Hungry For Justice! #TheFriscoFive

Alex Nieto's life was taken when a newcomer to San Francisco felt threatened by his presence. It was the SFPD who, because of this newcomer's feelings of being threatened, took Alex Nieto's life. The Frisco Five is the response to the mortal danger gentrification has had on the lives of the people of San Francisco. Five San Francisco raised activists are placing their health and lives at risk, demanding Mayor Ed Lee fire Police Chief Greg Suhr. The police department has shown through the encounters with Alex Nieto and the countless others whose lives have been taken, that SF natives have are risking a great deal in their search for justice.

Listen to My View, Real Talk

This week is special in Hip Hop because we gonna touch some souls today. Whether your in a good mood or a bad mood, you can just vibe with the artist. I also bring to you a legend from the San Francisco scene in an up to date interview with what is going on with him. you can click on their names and go check them out on soundcloud also if you would like to listen to more of the artist's music.

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: "BayTalk" with Equipto

De-Bug's Baylingual went to San Francisco to have an in-depth interview with SF legend Equipto. In the interview Equipto talks about a broad set of topics, from who he gets his inspiration from, to advice to the youth, to the reason why he is retiring.

"Navigating Queer Pacific Waves" Art Show

Galería de la Raza is pleased to present Navigating Queer Pacific Waves, a group exhibition opening on Saturday, January 12, 2013, featuring new works by lead artist Jean Melesaine, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, Jorge Manuel Gonzales, Joy Enomoto, and additional collaborating artists.

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: A-1 "Out the Speakers"

Got a chance to catch up with A-1 through his busy schedule, to ask him what influences him, what he is up to, and his social issues.

Giants Win The World Series, People Get "Cray"

Photos from last nights celebration in Downtown San Francisco after Giants sweep the Detroit Tigers and win the World Series

When A Community Leader Is Falsely Arrested

When San Francisco Police officers falsely arrested 19 year old Latina superstar Elvira Zayas, they didn't realize how much community would come in force in efforts to support her release. While the trial continues, so does the support from the community of artists, community leaders, and caring members who fight for her arrival home.

The Fight To Save City College of San Francisco

California's largest community college San Francisco City College is up at stake for closure next coming March. Students, Teachers, Organizers and the community come together to fight the closure.

Youth Speaks Presents "Queeriosity"

Queeriosity is a literary arts and performance event that creates a safe space for LBGTQ youth to speak their truths to a supportive group of their peers and allies. If you’ve ever felt your identity overcrowding the tiny boxes, Queeriosity is for you.

A Pacific Islander's API Month In Photography

Documentary photographer Jean Melesaine explains a Pacific Islander's month in photography as May is Asian Pacific Islander month.

"Who's Got It Better Than Us"

DeBug's own Adrian Avila heads to Candlestick Park for the winning game for the Forty Niners against the New Orleans Saints and films the tailgating with his iPhone.

East Palo Alto Families Are Not For Sale

In 2007, Page Mill Properties raised the rents on tenants occupying close to 1,800 units in East Palo Alto, touching off what would be a four-year battle against the City and community groups to preserve rent control. In 2010, Wells Fargo foreclosed on the properties and promised to involve community members in the long term plans of the apartments, which are mostly home to low income families of color.
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