Port of San Francisco hosts African-American Freedom Trail exhibit

The exhibition The African-American Freedom Trail opens at the Port of San Francisco headquarters at Pier One on Monday, Feb. 3.  Sponsored by San Francisco Travel, Holiday Inn-Civic Center, Fairmont Hotels, ParkSFO, HCA & Associates, Café Golo and Sheba Lounge, the four panels will hang in the front entrance during February to support the seven-week […]

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Ben’s Chili Bowl is landing at Reagan National Airport, the latest advance for the legendary U Street eatery founded in 1958. Co-founder Mrs. Virginia Ali gave us an exclusive interview for the new edition of Say Grace and Wipe Yo’ Hands: BlackRestaurant.NET’s Guide to America’s Black Restaurants.

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510Nano begins first of 25MW rollouts

GARYSBURG, NC –510Nano founder Dr. Reginald Parker assured Energy Dept. and Senate staff that a Northampton County former cotton field will soon power hundreds of homes. He spoke to 80 guests at the groundbreaking of the company’s REPP1 solar farm, which will sell its electricity under a 15-year power participation agreement with Dominion Power North […]

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Personal Authenticity and Perceived Chance of Success

Presented April 30, 2013 Invited Presidential Session Beyond the Intellectual Poverty of School Knowledge: Teacher Learning and Curriculum Informed by San Francisco’s Black Heritage and Scholarly Activism, American Educational Research Association   In the wildly popular Harry Potter series, the pre-teen protagonists become expert in magic and metaphysics, successfully joust with supernatural beings and outsmart all […]

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Taking Queen Calafia off the wall to San Francisco’s front door

Northwestern University assistant professor of history Dr. Jasmine Johnson had an immediate brilliant thought when she saw the African-American Freedom Trail brochure.  She would take her niece Gina Raye Levexier to see all of the 49 locations highlighted. KPOO-FM Board Chair Terry Collins was similarly animated.  “We’re going to let everybody know about this on […]

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Ghana surging into energy production

ACCRA — New leadership takes the helm at Ghana’s national oil concern as a second major field goes into exploration. Veteran banking and energy executive Alexander Kofi-Mensah Mould is new CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corp. Mould joined the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in April 2009 after over 20 years experience in leadership positions […]

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Healing the wounds of Jonestown

Statement to Human Rights Commission Nov. 14, 2013 by John William Templeton, Chief Economist, Ibis Partners Land use policy that is contrary to public health, particularly when applied in a disparate fashion, is constitutionally suspect.   In 1888, the U.S. Supreme Court found that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors had violated the 14th Amendment in […]

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