Frisco 5

Six months after Sacramento march against police violence, search for justice continues

Long before the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark and long before California Attorney General…

Born Activist: Former ‘Frisco 5’ hunger striker continues her fight for justice

When she was 14, Maria Cristina Gutierrez sat at her kitchen table in Bogotá, Colombia…

Tempers flare at activism awards ceremony

A San Francisco awards ceremony meant to recognize activists and their fights for justice quickly turned…

Suhr’s removal is only the first step in reforming SFPD

San Franciscans are right to celebrate Greg Suhr’s resignation as the city’s police chief effective…

Journalists file complaint against SF Sheriff’s deputy

Four journalists—two who were on assignment for El Tecolote—filed official complaints against San Francisco’s Sheriff’s…

Hunger for justice and knowledge: The power of two strikes

In the past month, San Francisco has been the scene of two hunger strikes. Both…

Protesters call for boycott on corporate restaurants

About 200 protesters gathered at City Hall on May 9 for a peaceful demonstration to…

Hunger strike over but Frisco 5 determined to fight on

The “Frisco 5”—the five San Francisco hunger strikers who have been protesting police brutality and…

Lowriders support strikers, occupy Mission Police Station

The thundering grumble of lowriders ignited the street corridors of Valencia Street on May 1,…