Post Tagged with: "Atomic Bomb"

Hot spots: Radioactive San Francisco

December 29, 2013 1:00 pm0 comments
Hot spots: Radioactive San Francisco

On Nov. 13 the San Francisco Chronicle ran a lead story written by the S.F.-based Center for Investigative Reporting. The story was about the radioactive contamination of Treasure Island, a former U.S. Navy base in the middle of the Bay. This story is important in and of itself but also because it once again unearths the region’s role in the birth of the atomic age and also highlights the radioactive legacy that continues to haunt us.

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Dr. Willie Ratcliff on Black San Francisco

September 27, 2013 8:35 am0 comments
Dr. Willie Ratcliff on Black San Francisco

Dr. Willie Ratcliff is publisher of the San Francisco Bay View, one of the leading Black newspapers in the U.S. and a treasured source of left news in the Bay Area. In an interview with Michael Chase and Ragina Johnson, Ratcliff, a longtime resident of the city, reflected on the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard and its closure, environmental racism and the changes in the Fillmore neighborhood, a historically Black area known as “Harlem West.”

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Really, Just How Naive Can Black Voters Be? Do You Care What Your Children Are Taught? Are Lies Acceptable?

July 18, 2013 2:00 am0 comments
Really, Just How Naive Can Black Voters Be? Do You Care What Your Children Are Taught? Are Lies Acceptable?

To my black Democrat friends (you know who you are), think about what you are allowing your children to be taught, think about what you’ve allowed yourself to believe. Know the truth and be glad of it. Had it not…

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