Chef Tobias Cooks Talks About Switching Gears to Follow Her Childhood Passion of Becoming a Chef

by JR Valrey Stockton, California is gaining a reputation as a northern California cultural hub, in contrast to the reputation it had over the last few decades as the main destination for Black and Brown families that could no longer afford to live in the … Continue readingChef Tobias Cooks Talks About Switching Gears to Follow Her Childhood Passion of Becoming a Chef

Black Women-led Revolutionary Social Media Show, “Name It! Claim It! End It…Racism!” Is Weekly

By JR Valrey Ms. Kujichagulia has been a freedom fighter in the community for decades, and a mother figure to me, for more than half of my life. Her knowledge and politics have always impressed me. Her passion to teach Black people to do better … Continue readingBlack Women-led Revolutionary Social Media Show, “Name It! Claim It! End It…Racism!” Is Weekly

Lowell High School’s Racist Digital Insurrection is Ringing Alarm Bells in San Francisco

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information On Wednesday January 20th, students at the prestigious San Francisco based Lowell High School, commemorated the inauguration of the President and Vice President of the United States, with anti-Black and anti-Jewish epithets being spewed across their distance-learning computer … Continue readingLowell High School’s Racist Digital Insurrection is Ringing Alarm Bells in San Francisco

Trevor Parham of the Oakland Black Business Fund Talks About Philanthropy in the Black Community, Following Last Year’s “Justice for Floyd George-Breonna Taylor Rebellions”

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Small Black businesses, locally and all over the nation, have taken an economic beating because of the nearly year-long Covid 19 shelter-in-place mandate, which has starved them of the expected consumer cash, with no end in sight. … Continue readingTrevor Parham of the Oakland Black Business Fund Talks About Philanthropy in the Black Community, Following Last Year’s “Justice for Floyd George-Breonna Taylor Rebellions”

SF School Board Member Kevine Boggess Weighs In on Reopening San Francisco Public Schools

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information   Yesterday Governor Gavin Newsom just announced a $2 billion plan to reopen schools by mid-February. The proposal will be submitted to the state legislature, and as an economic incentive for school districts that comply, additional funding … Continue readingSF School Board Member Kevine Boggess Weighs In on Reopening San Francisco Public Schools