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Editorial: When we speak the language of the unheard, they listen

There’s not much say about the evil that murdered George Floyd, at least not much…

Even in the Shadow of Carlos, Jorge Santana was a Musical Giant Among Musical Giants

The Mission community lost a beloved musical son who helped forge the Latin Rock sound…

Oscar Ortega Torres: Feb. 24, 1948 – May 12, 2020

Editor’s note: The following obituary is that of Oscar Ortega Torres, beloved tío of Mabel…

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Annual exhibition honors Teco’s cómplices, highlights visual contributors of 2019

Acción Latina’s 6th annual exhibition, the multidisciplinary “Cómplices en la Resistencia,” reflects the power of…

Indigenous organizer to challenge former SF Sup for State Senate seat

Political campaigns—whether local, statewide or nationwide—are categorized by a calculated, wonkish style of promotion. One…

Claim big

A few years ago, when I taught a class at San Francisco State University called…

Mother of SFPD shooting victim speaks out

After news reports began to circulate of SFPD shooting a man at 23rd and Mission…

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Manuel Montero Dominguez: July 3, 1934 – December 7, 2019

In the evening hours of Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, hand in hand with his wife…

On 50th anniversary, Native elders share Never Before Told Stories of Alcatraz Occupation

When Richard Oake’s 12-year-old daughter Yvonne died after falling from the guards’ quarters of Alcatraz…