By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information Plants have been on the front line of keeping humans anatomically, as well as mentally, and spiritually healthy, since the dawn of humanity. Plants create oxygen, as well as create energy, that we call food, for our cells … Continue readingUsing Plants for Health Purposes: an interview with herbalist Lea Nicole
By The Minister of Information JR Sean “Stone” Ramsey since landing back home, from a trek behind enemy lines, has turned into an entrepreneurial beast: having authored 3 street lit books and a children’s book, completed the Blunk Funk 2 Compilation, became the COO of … Continue readingMade of Stone: an interview with the Oakland Hip Hop and Cannabis Mogul Sean “Stone” Ramsey
By JR Valrey On June 27, 2018, 37 year old Brion Christopher Watkins, a white male, threw a pair of scissors and hit Nalasha Johns, a 24 year old Black woman at the time, and a passenger in another car, while in a fit of … Continue readingHate Crime Against Black Woman Challenges San Francisco DA Boudin’s Image As a Progressive
By JR Valrey Legendary activist and rapper Equipto, formerly from the classic San Francisco rap group Bored Stiff, has just released a political banger with a homegrown rhyme hero named Doggtown Dro, called Fvck Twelv. With the election of the former San Francisco District Attorney … Continue readingEquipto and Doggtown Dro Drop Their Sentiments on the Police, With the Song “Fvck Twelv”
by Xion Abiodun During the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been many ups and downs in both society and in the economy. But there have been major improvements for many Black-owned businesses. With everything going on in the world, especially the increasing racial terrorism, a majority … Continue readingSupport Black Owned Businesses!
by JR Valrey, Black New World Media Black August 2020 will go down in the books as the first school year when public education in the United States went completely digital, and parents were expected to monitor their youth for five to six hours a … Continue readingAs public education disintegrates into distance learning for the foreseeable future, Oakland parents are coming with solutions
by JR Valrey, Black New World Media The COVID-19 pandemic shelter in place “has been a whirlwind of ups and downs, highs and lows, peaks and valleys. But I am still standing. COVID has thrown curve balls, fast balls and daggers. So I’d say we … Continue readingThe Black Restaurant Week whirlwind comes to the Bay despite COVID